Incoming students:

High School students:

Other Students (transfer students from other Universities or Colleges, IB students, etc.):

  • Contact the Academic Counselling Office for an appointment
    (phone: 519.661.3043, email:
  • To prepare for your meeting, refer to the Academic Calendar

Upper Year students:

  • Fall/Winter Registration Steps:
    1. Complete your Intent to Register before March 31 to request your program for the upcoming Fall/Winter Session
    2. Check your Grade Report Comments on Student Center in June to see if you are eligible for the program you requested
    3. Check Student Center for your registration appointment time 
      • Registration Appointment time: You can register for your courses any time AFTER this time
      • Appointment times are assigned in blocks by year in the following order:
        • first year students 
        • fourth year students
        • third year students
        • second year students 
    4. After your appointment time, enroll in your courses on Student Center For course availability, time/location, and constraints (i.e. restrictions or priorities placed on courses), consult the Academic Timetable
    5. If you run into problems, call the Helpline at 519.661.2100 (Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm). Alternatively, check out our YouTube video on How to Add a Course.

  • You can select your courses independently.  Refer to the Academic Calendar, department websites, department advisors and academic counsellors for guidance if necessary.

Previous Western Students: If you have not attended another post-secondary institution, please email us at for guidance through the re-registration process.

Summer Course Registration: 

  1. Activate your student account for the Summer term on Student Center. Activation takes approximately 24-48 hours. See the Office of the Registrar for more information on Summer Activation.
  2. Review the Summer Calendar for course options, session times, and other important information
  3. Enroll in your courses on Student Center.
  4. Please check dates for both adding and dropping courses on the Summer Calendar.