Accepted Students

Congratulations! You’re ready to immerse yourself in a distinctive education that can only happen at Brescia —Canada’s women’s university. You’re ready:

  • To learn what it means to be Brescia Bold
  • To redefine your definition of leadership
  • To be inspired by faculty members who will guide, mentor, support, and encourage you
  • To give back — to your community and beyond

What’s Next?

#BresciaBound Next Steps Checklist:

Important Dates

June 1, 2020:
Deadline to Accept your Offer of Admission to Brescia

Questions or concerns about your offer of admission? Connect with your Admissions Officer

June 8, 2020:

Deadline to Apply to Residence

Residence is guaranteed to incoming students who apply by the June 8th deadline. After the June 8th deadline, residence spaces will be allocated based on availability. The application link for September 2019 is open. Click here to apply! 

June 2020 – July 2020:
Summer orientation and course registration for incoming students

Brescia’s summer orientation will prepare you for the transition to university.
• Learn about academic choices
• Select your courses with an Academic Advisor
• Create your academic timetable
• Register for courses
• Connect with current students, faculty and staff

Register for summer orientation and course registration online…

August 2020:
Western ONECard (student card) Photo Upload Deadline

The deadline to upload a photo for your Western ONECard (student card) will be mid August.
Your Western ONECard functions as: an identification card (for exams and with your bus pass); your library card; your meal plan card; your access to Campus Recreation and more.

The photo upload service for the Western ONECard is available through Student Center to students who will be attending Western for the first time. Click on “Western ONECard Photo Upload” under the heading “Western Links” to get started. Photos must follow the Western ONECard Photo Standards. Click here for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: Photos uploaded after the deadline may not be ready for pick up during orientation week and the first week of classes. To ensure your student card is ready for September, please upload your photo by the August deadline.

September 1 – 5, 2020:
International Bridging Program

All international and out of province students are invited to join this orientation program designed to allow you to adjust to campus and your new city before our regular orientation week. You will receive guidance about academics, accommodations, shopping, eating, entertainment, classrooms and other facilities, transportation, and thriving in the Canadian culture.

September 6, 2020:
Residence Move-In and Orientation Week

For what to expect on move in day visit our Residence FAQ.

You can view a list of items to bring to Residence, and other helpful tips, here:
Residence Info 2017

Please address any questions to our Residence Office at 519-432-8353 ext. 28156 or

Orientation Week runs for the full week starting the day after you move in, and will be full of fun events that help you get to know your campus and new classmates.

Contact us

If you have questions, please contact us at 519-858-5151, or