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How to Apply to an Undergraduate Program if you're a Visiting Student

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Visiting Student Applications

A visiting non-degree student is one who registers and takes courses for credit at the University of Windsor for the purpose of transferring the credit to the university at which he or she was previously registered.

For any applicant applying as a visiting non-degree student, a Letter of Permission from the home university will be requested after UWindsor’s initial review of your application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to acquire this letter from the home university so please request it early.

How to apply

Apply through OUAC

Step 1

Apply through OUAC

Visiting non-degree student applicants may apply to study part-time or full-time at the University of Windsor:

  • If applying for part-time studies, please review the Part-Time Student Application information prior to completing the application.
  • If applying for full-time studies, please be sure to select “Non-degree” when completing the OUAC 105 application form.

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After you apply

Step 2

After you apply

After submitting your application form, you can expect to receive an application acknowledgement email within five business days.

This email will include instructions for:

  1. Activating your UWin Account
  2. Signing into UWinsite Student, UWindsor’s student information platform.

Once you have accessed UWinsite Student, you will need to respond to the items in your To Do List, including uploading the following documents:

  1. A copy of your official transcript from your home university
  2. A Letter of Permission from your home university. It is your responsibility as the applicant to acquire this letter from your home university so please request it early.

After your documents have been received, they will be verified by UWindsor’s Office of the Registrar and the items on your To Do List in UWinsite Student marked as “Completed.”

It is only at this point – when all your documentation has been submitted and is in order – that evaluation of your application will begin. Evaluation, if there are no unique circumstances which require further analysis, may take up to four weeks.

You can monitor the status of your application in UWinsite Student. You will also be notified by email when a decision has been made.

Next Steps

Step 3

Next Steps

Once you receive your Offer of Admission letter, you’ll want to follow the steps outlined on our Next Steps page including:

  • How to review and accept your Offer of Admission
  • How to set up your multi-factor authentication (MFA) options
  • How to extend your UWin Account
  • How to plan and register for courses
  • And more...

In addition, as a Visiting Student, please present your Letter of Permission to the instructors teaching the courses listed on your letter and request that they grant you the required class permissions for enrolment.