Academic Resources & Supports

Accepted Students

Professor helping studentAcademic Advising
An Academic Advisor can give you feedback on your course selection and timetable.  He/she can also help you with academic appeals and other issues.

To make an appointment to see an Advisor, stop in at the front desk in the first floor, Rice Centre, 489 Portage Avenue or phone 779-UWIN (8946). Please note you cannot make an appointment via email.  

Drop-in service (10-minute sessions) are available on first come, first served basis from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.

You can also request feedback from an Advisor through the "Student Planning" online tool. 

For more information, please visit the Academic Advising website.

Study Skills Workshops

These FREE one-hour workshops cover a variety of valuable skills, such as note-taking, essay-writing, and how to do research.  Check Study Skills for specific topics, dates, locations.  

“Introduction to University”

This three (3) credit hour course covers practical strategies for reading texts, taking notes, getting the most out of lectures, studying for exams and writing term papers. This course is great for new students who want to prepare for university studies and current students who wish to develop and improve their study skills. For a course description and other details, search for MULT-1000(3) (Multidisciplinary dept) in WebAdvisor/Student Planning.


If you are having difficulty with course material, consider using The Tutoring Centre.  The centre offers peer tutors for first year Math and Science and for Writing.

Tutoring for international students is available in a variety of subjects and in English or several other languages.  See International Tutor Program.

Other Student Services
Visit Student Services on the website to find a comprehensive list of services available to all students.