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Join us for our brand new virtual tours


The University of Windsor is proud to announce our brand new experience for Virtual Tours, where you will be able to see:

  • Detailed views of the main areas of campus
  • Learn about various locations
  • Check out our campus highlights
  • Understand where your classes and labs will be held, and how you'll be equipped to launch your future career
  • Watch videos and learn more about your University of Windsor experience
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See what other international students say about life at the University of Windsor.

How to Apply @

UWindsor


Applying to a program can be a confusing process, we made this section to help you along the way. If at any point you need help, reach out to a recruitment team member for your region or an Educational Agent! ask.UWindsor.


Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Ways to Apply

There are three ways to apply to the University of Windsor’s undergraduate programs:

Use this application if ALL the following criteria apply:

  • You reside OUTSIDE of Canada or the United States
  • You are NOT a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • You are NOT currently attending an Ontario secondary school in Ontario or abroad
  • The only Ontario university to which you are applying is UWindsor
Start your application now online

Use this application if:

  • You are NOT currently attending an Ontario secondary school
  • You are planning to apply to more than one Ontario university
Start your application now online

Open a full listing of our agents and the countries they represent.

If you do not see your country on this list, please contact us at agent@uwindsor.ca.

NOTE: You DO NOT need to meet the English proficiency requirements at the time of application. The University of Windsor provides conditional letters of admission for students who do not meet the English proficiency requirement with the intent the student will satisfy the requirement by participating in our English Pathway Program (ELIP) or by another means prior to starting their academic program.


Recommended Application Deadlines

Recommended application deadlines for UWindsor’s undergraduate programs are:

  • May 1 for September admissions (Fall)
  • Sept 1 for January admissions (Winter)
  • Jan 1 for May admissions (Spring)

The above application deadlines are recommended to best ensure your program choice is available and enough time is available for student VISA processing. UWindsor does, however, admit qualified students after the deadlines listed above, if the program has available space.


Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for UWindsor’s undergraduate programs can be found in our Academic Calendar.


What to Expect Next

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 and (2) accessing 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:

  • Your official senior secondary education diploma*
  • Your official senior secondary education transcripts*
  • Your official post-secondary education diploma (if applicable)*
  • Your official post-secondary education transcripts (if applicable)*
  • Proof of your English language proficiency
  • Your Portfolio (if applicable)
  • Course descriptions* (only required if you are also applying for credit transfer)

* Translation is needed if the official documents are not in English and must be provided by an official translation service such as: (1) World Educational Service or (2) International Education Research Foundation.

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.

Graduate

Graduate

Ways to Apply

There are two ways to apply to the University of Windsor’s graduate programs:

To apply directly to a UWindsor graduate program:

Open a full listing of our agents and the countries they represent.

If you do not see your country on this list, please contact us at agent@uwindsor.ca.


Application Deadlines

Application deadlines for UWindsor’s graduate programs vary per program. Please check the profile for the graduate program(s) in which you are interested for specific dates.

It is recommended international applicants apply 8-12 months prior to the start of the program.


Admission Requirements

Please check the profile for the graduate program(s) in which you are interested for admission requirements, including English proficiency.


What to Expect Next

After submitting your application form, you can expect to receive an application acknowledgement email within two business days. This email will include instructions for (1) activating your UWin Account and (2) accessing eGAS, the University of Windsor’s electronic graduate application system.

Once you have accessed eGAS, you will need to upload your required documents in PDF format. All documents must be submitted in English. Translation is needed if the official documents are not in English and must be provided by an official translation service such as: (1) World Educational Service or (2) International Education Research Foundation.

After your application is complete and submitted, your application status in eGAS will change to “All Documents Received.” Once your file has been sent for review, its status will change to “In Process.” Application processing time varies by program. You will be notified by email when a decision has been made.

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Certificate Program

Ways to Apply

There are three ways to apply to the University of Windsor’s certificate programs:

Use this application if ALL the following criteria apply:

  • You reside OUTSIDE of Canada or the United States
  • You are NOT a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • You are NOT currently attending an Ontario secondary school in Ontario or abroad
  • The only Ontario university to which you are applying is UWindsor
Start your application now online

Use this application if:

  • You are NOT currently attending an Ontario secondary school
  • You are planning to apply to more than one Ontario university
Start your application now online

Open a full listing of our agents and the countries they represent.

If you do not see your country on this list, please contact us at agent@uwindsor.ca.

NOTE: You DO NOT need to meet the English proficiency requirements at the time of application. The University of Windsor provides conditional letters of admission for students who do not meet the English proficiency requirement with the intent the student will satisfy the requirement by participating in our English Pathway Program (ELIP) or by another means prior to starting their academic program.


Recommended Application Deadlines

Recommended application deadlines for UWindsor’s certificate programs are:

  • May 1 for September admissions (Fall)
  • Sept 1 for January admissions (Winter)
  • Jan 1 for May admissions (Spring)

The above application deadlines are recommended to best ensure your program choice is available and enough time is available for student VISA processing. UWindsor does, however, admit qualified students after the deadlines listed above, if the program has available space.


Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for UWindsor’s certificate programs can be found in our Academic Calendar.


What to Expect Next

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 and (2) accessing 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:

  • Your official senior secondary education diploma*
  • Your official senior secondary education transcripts*
  • Your official post-secondary education diploma (if applicable)*
  • Your official post-secondary education transcripts (if applicable)*
  • Proof of your English language proficiency
  • Your Portfolio (if applicable)
  • Course descriptions* (only required if you are also applying for credit transfer)

* Translation is needed if the official documents are not in English and must be provided by an official translation service such as: (1) World Educational Service or (2) International Education Research Foundation.

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.