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First-Year Students - Getting Started

Academic Advising


To get started on choosing courses and preparing for registration, we recommend you complete the following steps:

1.   View our series of instructional videos:  First-Year Information Videos 

2.   Read the document: First-Year Essentials [PDF].

3.  Attend a First-Year Information Session<-- SIGN UP NOW FOR FALL TERM SESSIONS!

4.   Explore the Academic Calendar.  This essential resource highlights key information like:

  • General Degree Requirements
  • Major Requirements
  • Course descriptions 

5.   Familiarize yourself with "WebAdvisor/Student Planning"  – our online system that allows you to plan your schedule, register for courses, view your progress and check degree requirements.  Please visit this website for information and instructional videos: About Student Planning

6.  Questions?  Talk with an Academic Advisor!  Advisors can answers questions by email or over the phone.  Please email advising@uwinnipeg.ca or call 204.786.9257.  For hours, see General Information and Contacts.


Other resources for first-year students:

Accepted Student Website

Registration Process

WebAdvisor/Student Planning Guide [PDF]


Orientation

SPRING TERM UPDATE:  At this time, due to public health concerns, we will not be offering an in-person Spring Orientation.

For helpful tips, please see the First-year Resource Guide.