Whether you are thinking about sending your child to King’s, or are about to become a King’s parent or have been a King’s parent for years – here are the tools, resources and links you’ll need to learn more about us and the overall student’s experience at King’s.
We believe that an informed, supportive family plays a vital role in a student’s educational achievements. This page will help you to participate in your student’s experience at King’s by providing important tools and resources to help families stay engaged. We also involve you in the University through orientation events and campus activities that will enrich your understanding of King’s while empowering your student to take personal responsibility for their social and academic choices. We will strive to make the King’s experience as positive for you as it is for your student.
Joe Henry, M. Ed
Dean of Students
If you would like to be kept up-to-date on our programs, student support services, and development activities. Please take the time to fill out our Parent Information form.
Below please find questions commonly asked by parents and applicants about King's and our application process. The answers below may help parents empower their applicant as they navigate their transition to university.
King’s has partnered with Fanshawe College and Lambton College to create pathways through transfer credit agreements in a number of programs.
Please visit the ONTransfer website for more detailed descriptions, admission eligibility and program requirements for King’s articulation agreements. If the details of the agreements do not appear on the ONTransfer website, it could mean that the agreement is under review or being prepared for renewal. Please email the Office of Enrolment Services for more information at kings.uwo.ca.
The application opens in October of each year. Students apply using the Ontario Universities Application Centre online application. Instructions on how to apply can be found here http://futurestudents.kings.uwo.ca/admissions/application-process/
Accepted students will receive an offer package in the mail. The inside flap of this offer package will include next steps for students. Instructions are included on how to activate their Western email. Information on registration and student services and campus news will be sent to this account so it is important students regularly check their Western email throughout the summer.
Students will also receive instructions on how to accept their offer.
Instructions will be provided on how to access our Residence application.
Newly admitted students are required to register for Summer Academic Orientation (SAO). During this appointment students will meet with an Academic Counsellor to discuss program options, choose courses and build their timetables. Students will also receive their Western Student ID during this appointment. SAO registration information will be provided in the offer package.
If you have not already visited campus we encourage you to join us for a Campus Tour or one of our Welcome Days which can be registered for here.
We encourage you to stay in touch with the Parents’ page on our main website which can be accessed here.
In late Summer a textbook list will be available through The Bookstore at Western. Students must have their schedule to complete a textbook search. Textbooks can be bought through The Bookstore at Western.