Campus Briefs

Undergraduate add/drop period – make your changes!

Course changes (adds and drops) can be made Sept. 5-18.

The final day to drop a regularly-scheduled U2023F or U2023FW course for full refund is Sept. 18

Find more information at:

Study skills workshops

The Study Skills series kicks off this year with two new topics: How to Learn Math (Sept 11/13) and Dealing with School-related Stress (Sept 15). The series continues with sessions on note-taking, how to use the library, time management, and more. For details and to register, please go to:

Money Talks

The Awards and Financial Aid Office is launching a new series “Money Talks.” The series will cover topics such as applying for awards and managing student finances. Starting Tues., Sept. 12, sessions will run Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12 noon via Zoom.

To register, please visit:

Career chats on instagram

Career Chats are live sessions on Instagram that feature advice from an employer or career-related expert. Hosted by Career Services, these live sessions take place every other Thursday at 11:00 am on UWinnipeg Instagram.

September sessions feature CareerAdvisor Deanna England (Thurs., Sept. 14) and Kamillah El-Giadaa from Volunteer Manitoba (Thurs., Sept. 28).

Student ID Cards

If you haven’t got your Student ID Card yet, you can still order it. (Returning students: Continue to use your same card.) For instructions, please go to:

Wanted: Volunteer notetakers

Are you interested in doing some volunteer work while you are attending classes this fall?

There may be students in your classes who need access to quality notes for reasons related to a disability or medical condition. Accessibility Services is seeking volunteer notetakers to fill this need.

If your instructor makes a request for a volunteer notetaker in one of your classes, please consider signing up! It’s a great way to sharpen your own note-taking skills and help out another student at the same time. Contact [email protected] for more information.

On a waitlist? Check you webmail every day

After classes have started, if you are still on a waitlist for your preferred course section, you should continue to check your webmail account daily for permission to register off of the waitlist.

If a space becomes available for you during the Course Add/Drop Period, you will receive an email letting you know that you can register through WebAdvisor. Register immediately!

For Fall Term, the waitlist will run for the last time on Mon., Sept. 18 which is the last day to register for a Fall or Fall/Winter Term course.

Find more information at:

UWSA’s Health Plan and U-Pass

The deadline to opt out of the Greenshield health plan is Mon., Sept. 18.

U-Passes are available at the Info Booth in Centennial Hall. (New students: You will need to get your Student ID Card first.)

For details, please see:

Pay tuition the easy way

Fall (U2023F) and Fall/Winter Term (U2023FW) fees are due Thurs., Sept. 21. Note that this is NOT the same date as the last day to be eligible for refund (see Add/Drop period above).

Pay tuition the easy way - through your bank or credit union! Students can pay for Fall and Fall/Winter Term undergraduate courses as a bill payment through their financial institution (online, telephone, or in-person at a branch) using their seven-digit student number as the account number.

International students should use

More information is here:

Undergraduate Exchange Program

Are you a UWinnipeg student who wants to study abroad and explore the world? Studying in another country offers students the unique opportunity to attend a university for one or two terms in another part of the world, while retaining UWinnipeg student status. The first Information Session on the Exchange Program will be held in-person on Thurs., Sept. 21, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in Room 2M70.

Details here:

Need a spot to store your stuff? Rent a locker!

Locker rentals are available in various locations. Find details and cost, along with an online form, here:

Published in Volume 78, Number 01 of The Uniter (September 7, 2023)

Related Reads