Student Life

At university you can explore your interests, inside and outside of the classroom.

You will have opportunities to attend social events or join a student club. You might also like to play extracurricular sports or, if you live on campus, become involved in your residence community.

Read more about student life at Windsor.

Orientation Week

Welcome Week is a great chance for you to familiarize yourself with the campus, meet new people and build connections before class begins, whether you live on or off campus. Past activities have included tours, concerts, residence events and faculty events.

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Clubs and Societies

General Clubs

Windsor has more than 100 student clubs, organizations and academic societies. There is something for everyone.

Clubs include:

  • Concrete Canoe Team
  • Engineers Without Borders
  • Gamers’ Republic
  • Hip Hop Club
  • Music Society
  • Pro Bono Students Canada

Student Union

Your student union plays an important role at university. At Windsor there are 3 unions to represent all students:

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Varsity Athletics

Windsor is home to the Windsor Lancers varsity sports that range from curling, football and golf to soccer and track and field. The Lancers participate in both Ontario University Athletics and Canadian Interuniversity Sport.

Read more about Windsor’s varsity athletics.

Recreation and Intramurals

Windsor offers recreational sports and leagues that you can participate in, regardless of your skill level. Recreational sports include co-ed basketball, inner tube water polo and floor hockey. Joining a team is a great way to meet other people and stay active, whether you are continuing to play a sport or starting a new one.

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Student Services

Student Accessibility Services

If you have a disability that requires academic accommodation and support, Student Accessibility Services is available to help. Contact the office as soon as possible to ensure the appropriate supports are in place for you at the beginning of the school year.

Read more about academic supports you can access.

The UWindsor PRIDE Campaign

The UWindsor PRIDE Campaign is run by the UWindsor PRIDE Committee, a collection of faculty, staff and students in the Windsor community.

The committee is made up of 2SLGBTQIA+ folks and accomplices. The committee works to foster social, academic and personal growth for all individuals, through support, awareness, promotion and education regarding 2SLGBTQ+ issues, rights and experiences.

Multi-Faith Space

Windsor’s Multi-Faith Space is intended to serve all students, staff and faculty. The space supports the diversity of the university community.

Child Care

Child care is available at the Great Beginnings Child-Centered Cooperative. It operates a preschool program designed to provide positive learning experiences to children who are 16 months to 6 years old.

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The Campus Community Police, working in partnership with the university community, provides a safe and secure environment to study, work and live.

Some of its services include:

  • emergency 911 services
  • emergency blue phones
  • regular patrols

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