STEP 3 - Action Plan Checklist (OLD - 2017)

(2018 website will be live April 1)

Refer regularly to this checklist to make sure you are prepared for the Fall 2017 semester.

  • Choose to attend the University of Windsor. Congratulations! 
  • 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. 
  • Carefully read all the information you have received in this Guide to Registration. Using the tips from “Selecting your courses”, develop a list of classes you would like to take in the fall term.
  • Using the “Course Descriptions” for the fall term, make a draft version of your Fall timetable. 
  • Register for your classes at beginning May 15. Get all your paperwork together to bring to Head Start:  your letter of admission, draft timetable for Fall 2017, parking pass for the day and campus map.
  • Sign up for one of our Head Start orientation sessions: May 26, 27, 29, June 3, 5, July 28, 29 or August 12. Visit
  • After you are registered for classes, if you have alternate health coverage, you may opt out of the student health plan by visiting Be prepared to provide proof of alternate coverage. 
  • If you are applying for residence, make sure you submit the application and deposit by the June 1 deadline for secondary school students. 
  • If you will be accessing services through Student Disability Services, make sure that you have appropriate and up-to-date documentation. Consider making an appointment to see an adviser while you are here for Head Start. Please call 519-253-3000, Ext. 3463. 
  • Work with your family to plan your budget for the upcoming year. Visit for student financial planning tips. Visit to use our fee estimator. 
  • Search for entrance awards for which you are eligible to apply for (go to myUWindsor, click on “Financial Matters”, click on “Search for Awards”). Deadline for most applications is June 1.
  • If you are applying for OSAP (, submit the application online by June 1 and submit your signature pages and supporting documentation (if appropriate) to the Student Awards & Financial Aid Office before June 30
  • Watch your email for updates from UWindsor. 
  • Make sure fees are paid by August 15, 2017. Please visit and click on “How to Pay” under “Useful Links”. If you will be using OSAP to pay all or a portion of your fees, be sure to review the special process that we have to accommodate OSAP payments, which are not available until early September. 
  • Watch your email for final details about UWindsor Welcome Week, scheduled from September 3-9, 2017. 
  • Move into residence on September 3, 2017.
  • Participate in UWindsor Welcome Week activities, a campus-wide orientation and transition program from September 3-9. Check out the website throughout the summer at
  • Monitor your OSAP release schedule ( to find out when your OSAP funding will be issued. Watch your UWindsor email in early September for information on the Confirmation of Enrolment process. For additional information visit 
  • Begin classes on September 7, 2017. 
  • Register for your courses before the last day for course change, September 20, 2017.
  • Enjoy study break, October 7-15, 2017.