SAO 2021 - Online Workshops
SAO is offered to students admitted to all Main Campus first-year undergraduate programs.
Hear from campus experts on a variety of topics related to campus life and helping students thrive at Western.
Connect with peers and student leaders who can share their experiences and support your transition.
Start your university journey knowing key resources & services and how to reach out when needed.
Online Orientation Workshops
Workshops are open to students and their parents/families. Academic/Faculty Workshops are offered in collaboration with the Faculty Academic Dean's Office, Academic Advising and the Division of Student Experience.
We will post recorded content after the session takes place. Recordings will be available until Sept 7, 2021. Email email@example.com if you require a live transcript of the session or need to review the Music session.
|Workshop Topic||Date||Time (EST)|
|Science & Basic Medical Science Recording||June 2||5:00 - 6:00pm|
|June 3||3:00 - 4:00pm|
|Engineering Recording||June 3||2:30 - 3:30pm|
|Visual Arts (BFA) Recording||June 7||3:00 - 4:00pm|
|Health Studies Recording||June 7||2:00 - 3:00pm|
|Social Science Recording||June 7||7:00 - 8:00pm|
|Nursing Recording||June 8||3:00 - 4:00pm|
|Arts & Humanities Recording||June 9||3:00 - 4:00pm|
|DAN Management/MOS Recording||June 9||7:00 - 8:00pm|
|Music Recording Upon Request||June 10||3:00 - 4:00pm|
|SASAH / Arts & Humanities Recording Upon Request||June 14||3:00 - 4:00pm|
|Music Recording Upon Request||June 17||3:00 - 4:00pm|
|Mature Student Orientation Recording||June 23||6:00 - 7:00pm|
|Science Transfer Student Orientation Recording Upon Request||June 24||9:00 - 10:00am|
|FIMS / MIT Recording||June 25||2:00 - 3:00pm|
|Social Science Transfer Student Recording||June 29||9:00 - 10:00am|
|Accessible Education Recording||June 29||3:00 - 4:00pm|
|Ivey HBA/AEO Recording||June 29||7:00 - 8:00pm|
|Nursing - Compressed Time Frame Recording Available Upon Request||July 12||2:00 - 3:00pm|
|Science Transfer Student Orientation Recording available Upon Request||July 13||3:30 - 4:30pm|
|Off Campus Info Session - Recording||July 13||7:00 - 8:00pm|
|Residence at Western Recording||July 14||7:00 - 8:00pm|
|Indigenous Students Centre Orientation Recording Available Upon Request||July 22||3:00 - 4:00pm|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Parents and interested guests are welcome and encouraged to participate. We know that parents are a key resource and support for their student and we want to ensure you feel equipped with the information you need to help your student succeed.
The last day for online web registration is September 17*, 2020. We do suggest attempting to register in your courses as early as possible however changes may be made throughout the summer and into September.
Once SAO ends, you must obtain any academic counselling you may need through the Dean's Office/ Academic Counselling Office of your Faculty of registration.
*Dates may change, visit http://westerncalendar.uwo.ca/ for official sessional dates.
Academic accommodation must be requested during the summer, as soon as possible after students register for courses. Later requests will be considered, however, accommodation may not be arranged in time for first term examinations. Please note that academic accommodation and related assistance provided at Western may differ from that provided by an individual’s previous educational institution. Individuals contemplating attending Western are encouraged to consult with Accessible Education regarding accommodations that the University would provide for them prior to making a final decision about attending Western.
Yes. Our advisors can discuss the courses that you've already selected and will suggest changes as necessary (as the schedule and timetable permits). You can change your schedule as many as needed between then and the add/drop date (about a week after classes start in September).