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Application Deadlines

We encourage students to apply at least 3 to 4 months before their desired Start Term. You may start in Fall (September), Winter (January) or Spring (May).

Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Refugees:  The suggested deadlines to apply for the Faculties of Arts, Business and Economics, Kinesiology, and Science are:

  • Fall (September)        July 2
  • Winter (January)        November 1
  • Spring (May)             March 1

NOTE: March 1 is the deadline for some Applied/Joint Programs, as well as all high school applicants studying Canadian curriculum abroad (both international and Canadian students).

The suggested deadline to apply for the Faculty of Education is:

  • Fall (September)        March 1

NOTE:  The final deadline for Education is June 1.  For more information, please see Faculty of Education -Applying for Admission.

International applicants: We recommend applying as early as possible to allow enough processing time for admission and visa or study permit applications.  Deadlines are:

  • Fall (September)     June 1
  • Winter (January)     October 1
  • Spring (May)          March 1

ALL APPLICANTS:  Late applications may be accepted, but we cannot guarantee that your file will be processed by the start of classes for the Term you want. Don't worry if you miss a deadline though, because if you don't start classes in Fall (September), you can start in Winter (January) or Spring (May). Official offers of admission are valid for up to three Start Terms.

Application Fee

There is a non-refundable application fee required when you apply. This fee must be received by the University before we can start assessing your application.

  • Domestic (Canadian)          $100
  • International                     $120
  • Continuance (domestic)      $50
  • Continuance (international) $120

The application fee can be paid online with a credit card after you submit an application, through the Application Portal.  Or applicants in Canada can pay later with a cheque or money order, payable to The University of Winnipeg, and mailed to:

The University of Winnipeg
Admissions Office
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3B 2E9


Supporting Documents

DOMESTIC applicants

Transcripts:  We accept only official transcripts issued by the high school, university or college you attended.   You need to request your transcript(s) from the institution(s) and then mail them in yourself, or ask the institution to mail them directly to our Admissions Office.  See addresses below. We do not accept photocopies.

At this time, due to COVID-19 closures, we are accepting electronic transcripts emailed directly from the institution. Documents should be emailed to You may also email the transcript yourself, but will be required to present the original when normal processing resumes and the Admissions Office reopens on campus.

Current Manitoba high school students:  IF you apply before June 1, we will request the final grades from your high school on your behalf.  You do not have to make a request to your school. 

Other documents:  Name change documents, proof of citizenship, landing card, and diplomas can be scanned and uploaded to the Application Portal, or submitted via mail (see address below).


Transcripts:  We accept only official transcripts issued by the high school, university or college you attended.  You need to request your transcript(s) from the institution(s) and have the transcripts emailed directly from the institution to our Admissions Office from an official institution email (due to school closures related to COVID-19):

Alternatively, if your school is unable to email your transcript, it could be mailed to the Admissions Office (see address below).

- Scans may be accepted for secondary school transcripts that can be verified online.  In these instances, they can be uploaded in the Application Portal.  For inquiries regarding this, email
- For those students currently in high school, high school interim grades can be emailed directly from your high school to

Other documents:  Name change documents, scans of passports and study permits, etc. can be uploaded to the Application Portal

If you have been out of school for more than 6 months, a complete Educational History/Gap will be required:  Educational History/Gap form

ADMISSIONS OFFICE location/addresses: 

Drop-off location (for all applicants) –
Currently closed due to COVID-19

Mailing address (for all applicants) -
The University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3B 2E9
Attention:  Admissions Office

Email (please use the appropriate address) –
Domestic Admissions (Canadian, Permanent Resident & Refugee)
International Admissions

Fax (for all applicants):  204.779.3443

Things To Know Before Applying

Have you read through all the information and are now ready to apply? Great! The online application is very easy to follow and will not take you long to complete. 

Before you begin, make sure that:

  • you meet admission requirements
  • you have all of the required high school pre-requisite courses for the major you wish to pursue.
  • you have chosen a faculty and a major, and when you want to start: Fall (September), Winter (January), or Spring (May).

If you are a high school student in Manitoba, have this information ready:

  • your Manitoba Education and Training (MET) number.  Your high school will have this. 
  • a list of the Grade 12 courses and grades you have completed or are currently taking. You will need this to self-report your grades.

When you are ready, click on the "Apply Now" button to begin!

Note: In all cases, students should apply for admissions using the online application. If you do not have access to the Internet or cannot access the online application for some reason, please contact us to request a paper application:

Domestic Admissions (Canadian, Permanent Resident & Refugee)

International Admissions

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Please contact us at 204.779.8946 or email:

Domestic Admissions (Canadian, Permanent Resident & Refugee)

International Admissions


UPDATE ON SERVICES:  Admissions and Recruitment Offices are no longer open for in-person inquiries. Staff are working remotely and would be happy to assist you.  For details, please see Contact Us.