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Mature Access

Adult Learner Services


Who Can Apply for Admission as a Mature Access Student?

If you do not meet the University’s requirements for admission as a Mature Status student, you can still apply for admission as a Mature Access student.

To apply for admission as a Mature Access student:

  • you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • you will turn at least 21 years of age in the calendar year in which you register for courses for the first time
  • you have not graduated from high school or completed any university or college courses.

How Can I Apply for Admission as a Mature Access Student?

When you apply online for admission as a Mature Access student, you must hand in to Student Central, first floor of the Rice Centre, 489 Portage Avenue, attention Adult Learner Services/ Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), or to the Aboriginal Student Services Centre, 2L01, second floor of Lockhart Hall the following documents:

  • proof of your date of birth
  • an application fee
  • an official transcript from your secondary school showing your highest grade level
  • a Statement of Intent
  • you can read how to write this Statement of Intent in the Mature Access Application Guidelines [PDF].
  • it would be best to apply for admission by these dates:
      • Fall term - July 2
      • Winter term - November 1
      • Spring term - March 1

Who Can I Get More Information From?

If you have questions about applying for admission to the University, please contact Stephanie Rozzi, Academic Advisor, Adult Learners and RPL or Andrea McCluskey, Aboriginal Academic Advisor.

You can contact Stephanie at 786-9972, s.rozzi@uwinnipeg.ca or Andrea at 786-9865, a.mccluskey@uwinnipeg.ca. When you contact Stephanie or Andrea, let her know that you are interested in applying as a Mature Access student.