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Your Lancer Journey Starts Here

You're accepted.

Congratulations on being accepted to the University of Windsor. You’re on your way to achieving your dreams.

Below you’ll find the information you need to take the next steps on your journey. From resources to plan your first-year courses to services to help you make the most of your UWindsor experience to a timeline to guide you – you’ll find it all here.

If you require assistance, you’ll also find contact information for your particular program or the service you wish to inquire about.

My Important Dates What Are My Next Steps

To our future University of Windsor students

Welcome! At the University of Windsor, you have entire worlds to discover, multiple worlds that will challenge your intellect, your imagination, and your character. That’s why more than 16,000 students this year have chosen to make their future here.

I invite you to come to the University of Windsor and write your own future. At the same time, you’ll be writing ours.

Looking forward to seeing you on campus this September!

Douglas Kneale Douglas Kneale
Provost & Vice-President, Academic,
University of Windsor

Important DatesImportant Dates

  1. Class registration starts

    Nov 11, 2019

    Start planning your classes now! You can learn more about registering for classes on the Plan Your Program page. If you have any questions, contact your program or reach out to us at ask.UWindsor.

  2. Winter Term Fees Due

    December 15, 2019

  3. Move Into Residence

    January 3, 2020

  4. Winter Orientation

    January 4, 2020

  5. Day & Evening Classes Begin

    January 6, 2020

  6. Last Day for Late Registration & Course Change

    January 17, 2020

  7. Financial Drop Date

    February 2, 2020

  8. Reading Week

    February 15 - 23, 2020

  9. Family Day

    February 17, 2020

What to do next?

Registering your courses will take careful planning to ensure you get the class schedule that works best for you. The steps below will help you get started but if you’re having trouble at any point contact your program or reach out to us at ask.UWindsor.

Review your offer

Step 1

Review your offer

Review your offer letter and make sure you’ve been admitted to the correct program. You’ll also want to take note of any conditions to your offer of admission and complete them by the date indicated in your letter.

Accept your offer

Step 2

Accept your offer

Follow the instructions in your University of Windsor Offer of Admission letter that explains how to confirm your acceptance. Make sure you’ve completed this by the date indicated on your Offer of Admission.

Setup UWindsor Email

Step 3

Extend your UWin Account & Setup UWindsor Email

Extend your UWin Account to gain access to your UWindsor email, the University’s online learning system, the Leddy and Law Libraries, the full suite of Microsoft products and other important campus resources. After you've extended your UWin Account the University of Windsor will send all email communications to your UWindsor email.

Plan your courses

Step 4

Plan your courses

You may register beginning November 11 for Winter 2020 as long as the university has received your confirmation of our offer of admission. You will need your UWin ID and password to access our student information platform, UWinsite Student, where you will be able to register for your courses.

Attend Winter Orientation

Step 5

Attend Winter Orientation

We offer seven Head Start dates. There are Faculty Specific and General date options, as well as a program designed for Mature, Part-Time and Transfer students.

We offer a variety of services to ease the transition for incoming students.

First day of class

January 6, 2020

First day of class

Your UWindsor student career begins!


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Winter Orientation

We offer a variety of services to ease
the transition for incoming students

Winter Orientation is a full day of activities designed to help incoming Winter 2020 students get familiar with campus, learn techniques to increase success in university studies and get to know University of Windsor student support services.

Winter Orientation is Saturday, January 4, 2020

Winter Orientation


The University of Windsor offers many
student support services that are important
to your success.

Visit Student Support