Campus briefs

Grades

Grades for Fall Term classes are now posted on WebAdvisor. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, University of Winnipeg students may choose how their grades will affect their grade point average (GPA) calculation for the Fall 2020 term.  For details, please see Final Grade Options.  The deadline to submit a request is Feb. 12

Reading Week

Winter Term Reading Week is Feb. 14 – 20.  No classes all week.  The University will be closed on Louis Riel Day, Feb. 15. 

Fall/Winter term courses

The final day to withdraw from a Fall/Winter term (U2020FW) class is Feb. 23. No refund is applicable. Courses are dropped through WebAdvisor using the “Student Planning/Registration” link.

Winter term courses

The final day to withdraw from a Winter term class is March 16. No refund is applicable. Courses are dropped through WebAdvisor using the “Student Planning/Registration” link.

Webinar Wednesdays

In weekly sessions, Student Services staff will continue to share valuable strategies and tips to help you succeed at UWinnipeg.  Sessions will start again after Reading Week with “Spring Registration Planning” on Feb. 24, 12:30-1:00 pm, via Zoom.  Registration will be opening soon for the series.  Please visit  Webinar Wednesdays for more information.

Bursaries

Graduate and Professional Studies Expenses Bursary is available for students in their final year of an undergraduate degree program in the 2020-21 academic year that are applying for Graduate or Professional Studies which begin in 2021-22. The application is open until funds have been exhausted.

Student Aid

The Canada Student Aid program is offering more loans and non-repayable forms of aid (grants) this year. If you have ever thought about applying, this would be the year to do so. You can still receive student aid for the September 2020 to April 2021 study period even as long as you apply before the end of February. Please visit Student Aid for more information.

Good Friday

The University will be closed on Apr. 2 for Good Friday.

Winter term lectures

Lectures end for Winter Term courses on Apr. 6, except for courses which have a class scheduled in lieu of Apr. 2 (Good Friday).     

myVisit app

Need to see a Student Central representative or an Academic or Career Advisor? You can now queue for Zoom drop-in sessions with Student Central, and/or Academic & Career Services using myVisit! Thirty-minute Zoom appointments with Academic and Career Advisors can be booked through the myVisit app or via www.myVisit.com.

Published in Volume 75, Number 18 of The Uniter (February 10, 2021)

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