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If you have questions, feel free to contact us. Please refer to this website when making inquiries. Since we are currently working remotely, we strongly encourage you to try email first. If you choose to call, please make sure to leave your call back number in your message. The main university number is 519-253-3000. Follow with the extension below.


Central Academic Advising

The Advising Team is here to help undergraduate students with:

  • Choosing or changing your program or major
  • Understanding your Academic Progress Report and degree requirements
  • Understanding academic regulations and procedures
  • Adding, dropping, or withdrawing from a course
  • Developing a plan to deal with academic difficulties (i.e., Academic Probation & Required to Withdraw)
  • Reviewing your academic progress
  • Referral to other relevant campus services

Academic Advising Online Chat

Academic Advising is offering online drop-in hours Monday - Friday from 2 - 4 pm EST. If you have questions regarding your academics please sign-in by clicking on the button below, during drop-in hours. Questions can also be directed to

Academic Advising Online Chat

Understanding Course Codes

All courses have a unique code made up ofthe subject code and the catalogue number.

How to read course codes

Subject Code Listing


More about course codes

Registration Guides

Multiple resources to help you with course registration

Watch our Step-by-Step Course Registration Videos

Watch our Step-by-Step Video

Watch a current UWindsor student guide you along.

Registration Videos
Read our Step by Step Course Registration Articles

Read our Step by Step Articles

Read through our many Knowledge Base Articles.

Registration Articles
Download our Step by Step Course Registration PDF

Download our Step by Step PDF

Download, print and read our pdf guide.

Registration PDF

Course Registration Webinars

Looking to learn more about how to register for courses?

Attend one of these sessions to learn how to choose and register for courses, get answers to your questions from Academic Advisors, and receive tips for academic success.

  • Monday, June 8 @ 2 PM EST
  • Wednesday, June 10 @ 2 PM EST
  • Friday, June 12 @ 2 PM EST
  • Monday, June 15 @ 2 PM EST
  • Wednesday, June 17 @ 2 PM EST
  • Friday, June 19 @ 2 PM EST
Attend Webinar

Reasons to Attend

  • Learn how to choose and register for courses
  • Get answers to your questions from Academic Advisors
  • Receive tips for academic success
Attend Webinar

Head Start Orientation

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

Head Start summer orientation program is designed for new students who are embarking on their post-secondary experience here at the University of Windsor. This year we're bringing Head Start to you! UWindsor has a virtual platform that is going to make your Head Start experience a great one from the comfort of your own home.


Upcoming Head Start Dates

Virtual Head Start Dates/Times Coming Soon!

Head Start program includes:

  • Faculty presentations
  • Sessions for you and your parents, guardians or supporters to learn about life at UWindsor
  • A campus resources fair to ensure you haven’t missed anything
  • Learn about some of the major differences between high school and university
  • Discover ways to get involved on campus
  • Connect with academic advisors

Visit Head Start

UWindsor Prep Program

Refresher classes to prepare incoming students for success!

  • Short, non-credit prep-courses designed to refresh students’ skills and provide a taste of what classes will bring in the fall
  • Take one, a few, or all of the prep-classes to get ahead and be prepared for the beginning of your UWindsor classes
  • Each course is designed to provide a review of grade 12 curriculum and build the skills students will need in first-year classes

Sign-up for Prep Program

UWin Prep Program Info Session from June 11, 2020
Recording can be found here
Powerpoint Presentation can be downloaded here

Teacher talking with a student through video chat