September Admissions Checklist

Congratulations and welcome to the King’s community! This is a new and exciting experience, and may be overwhelming at first. Do not worry; we are here to support you. If you need any support during your transition to King's, please contact

Looking to book your Summer Academic Orientation (SAO)? Book here!

To view the First Year Calender, please click here.


To Do

Important Links

Important Deadlines

Accept your offer online

If you applied to King's on the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC), please visit the OUAC website to accept your offer:

If you did not apply through the Ontario University Application Centre, please refer to your Offer of Admission letter for instructions on how to accept.

Please accept your offer as soon as possible.

Activate your Western Identity


  • Student Number: 250 XXX XXX

Your "Western Identity" refers to your Western/King's email account, and username/password for all student accounts. 

Please click here to activate your Western identity.

If your ACCESS code/PIN is not located on your Offer of Admission letter, please click here to retrieve it.

Your student number can be found at the top right of your Offer of Admission letter from King's.

Please activate your Western Identity PRIOR to attending your Summer Academic Orientation (SAO) appointment.

Residence application

Residence is guaranteed to first year King's students if they submit both their application and deposit before June 1, 2017. If you have questions about Residence, please contact them via email.

To review the Residence application instructions, please click here

Click here to access the Residence application.

To secure a spot in Residence, students must submit a $600 deposit. To view our options for paying your Residence deposit, please click here.

Please click here to view the Residence Guide.

All Residence accommodations must be made by:

June 1, 2017

After June 1, 2017, Residence is no longer guaranteed. 

Program and Course Counselling

All incoming King's students are required to attend a Summer Academic Orientation (SAO) appointment. This appointment will be approximately three hours in length, and will help students to prepare their first-year timetable and understand student support services.

To book your SAO appointment, please click here, or call 519-433-3491 x4999. Please note registration for SAO Appointments does not open until April 1, 2017.

If you are not able to attend an SAO appointment due to extenuating circumstances (i.e. you do not live in Canada), email counselling can be arranged. To arrange email counselling, please click here.

Prior to your appointment, please review the Summer Academic Orientation Guide:

(Registration for SAO begins after April 1, 2017)

SAO: June - August 2017

Upload a Student Card Photo

To upload a photo for your student card, please click here.

If you do not upload a photo prior to your SAO appointment, a photo will be taken during your SAO appointment. Your student card will be printed once you complete your SAO appointment. 

Upload a photo prior to your SAO appointment; your student card will be printed once you complete your SAO appointment. 

Apply for government funding

Government Student Financial Aid is a way to help fund your university education. The Federal Government’s website, offers an overview of education planning for students within and outside of Ontario.

Ontario Students:

We strongly recommend that you apply for OSAP, even if you think that you will not receive funding. You should apply for OSAP at as soon as the application becomes available. It generally takes 4-6 weeks for OSAP applications to be processed.

All students should apply by June 30, 2017 for funding for September 2017. 

OSAP applications generally take 4-6 weeks to process.

Once you have completed the above steps, be sure to keep checking your Western e-mail, as this is our preferred method of communication with our students.  We look forward to seeing you in September 2017!

Other Important Links

  • Student Centre 
    • Add/Drop Classes
    • Print tax forms for next year
    • View your book list
    • Print your timetable (including room numbers)
  • Western E-mail
    • This is the E-mail address that King's will use to contact you; ensure that you activate it and check it on a regular basis
  • Western OWL
    • View class materials online
    • Communicate with Professors and classmates
    • Retrieve course outlines
    • Submit papers/assignments
    • View lecture slides from classes
  • Student Statement of Account (Money Matters Student Finance Portal)
    • Check your outstanding balance
    • View all credits and debits on your account
    • View scholarship amounts
    • Updated bi-weekly