Campus briefs

Career Services Drop-in Sessions + Career Chats

November is Career Month. Are you looking for assistance with a job search or help with career planning? Join us for a virtual drop-in session on any Monday in November from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Email careers@uwinnipeg.ca for the Zoom link. Also, on every Tuesday in November, the Career Services team will host a 15-minute Instagram Live Career Chat from 11:30 to 11:45 am. Guest speaker: Nov. 30 - Taylor Kerelluke from Candace House.

Webinar Wednesdays: Tips for Success!

Student Services staff share some valuable strategies and tips to help you succeed at UWinnipeg. They cover a wide variety of topics, including:

  • Managing Stress as you Prepare for Exams (Dec. 1)
  • Preparing for Winter Term (Dec. 8)
  • Making the Most Out of the Career Fair (Dec. 15)

All sessions are from 12:30 to 1:00 pm on Zoom. For more information and to register online, please go to: uwinnipeg. ca/student-services/webinar-wednesdays.html.

Student ID Cards

New students for Winter Term and others who need an ID card: Deadlines for ordering your card are coming up on Nov. 24 (for pick up Nov 26) and Dec. 7 (for pick up Dec. 9). For instructions, please go to: uwinnipeg.ca/accepted-students/getting-ready/student-id-cards.html.

Dropping Courses

The final day to withdraw from a U2021FW class for 50% refund of the base tuition, UWSA, and UWSA Building Fund fees is Dec. 2. No refund is applicable from Dec. 3 to Feb. 16.

Work-Study Program

The 2021-22 Work-Study Program is accepting student applications until Dec. 3. To obtain the application form and check out the position listing, go to: uwinnipeg.ca/awards/work-study-program.html.

Exams

The Examination Period is Dec. 9-22. Please check the online exam schedule now: uwinnipeg.ca/exam-schedules/ index.html.

Waitlists for Winter Term

Don’t lose out on a seat in a waitlisted course! Remember to check your University Webmail – every day – for permission to register.

Holiday Break/Start of Winter Term

The University is closed for the holidays from Dec. 24 to Jan. 4. Most services resume on Wed., Jan. 5. Lectures for Winter Term begin on Thurs., Jan. 6.

Tuition Fees for Winter Term

Pay the easy – pay online through your financial institution. Use the bill payment feature on your financial institution’s website.

Log on to your bank’s website

Add The University of Winnipeg – Tuition as a bill payee

Use your seven-digit student number as the account number (International payments can be made via flywire.com.) U2021W fees are due Jan. 24. The Winter Term (U2020W) Add/Drop Period is Jan. 6-19. The last day to drop a U2021W course and not be charged the fees is Jan. 19. Students who drop a U2021W course Jan. 20 and onwards are still responsible for paying all of the course fees.

In-Person Service Resumes for Some Student Services

Some departments in Student Services are now open for in-person meetings. All offices are continuing to offer some remote meeting options. Please see this webpage for details about each department: uwinnipeg.ca/student-services.

Use the myVisit App

Need some help from someone in Student Central and/or Academic & Career Services? Download the myVisit app today. The myVisit app enables students to add themselves to a virtual line for drop-in Zoom sessions at Student Central. The app can also be used to book appointments for a Zoom or in-person meeting with an academic or career advisor. Appointments with advisors can also be booked through the website: www.myvisit.com.

Need a Spot for your Winter Coat? Rent a Locker!

Locker rentals have resumed on campus, with options now available in Manitoba, Centennial and Riddell Halls, as well as in Richardson College and the Asper Centre. For more information on location and cost, along with an online form, go here: uwinnipeg.ca/ accepted-students/getting-ready/ locker-rental.html.

Published in Volume 76, Number 11 of The Uniter (November 25, 2021)

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