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Maps and directions

Get to main campus

From Highway 401

  • Take exit 278 (from Toronto) or exit 278B (from London) to Highway 8 WEST Kitchener/Waterloo
  • Follow the signs for 85 NORTH to Waterloo/7 EAST to Guelph.
  • Follow the signs to 85 NORTH. Keep left; do not exit on 7 EAST (Victoria Street and Guelph).
  • Please note: The University Avenue West exit is closed for construction until mid-October 2014. To reach the University, exit at Bridgeport Avenue, which is the exit prior to University Avenue.
  • Drive 1.6 km along Bridgeport Avenue to Weber St.
  • Turn right onto Weber St and continue for 1 km.
  • Turn left onto University Avenue and continue for 1.9 km until you reach the main entrance to the University of Waterloo.
  • Turn left onto to Seagram Drive.
    • Visitor parking is in Lot C. Please refer to our parking map to see where the lot is. The cost for the day is $5.
    • The Visitors Centre is located in South Campus Hall (SCH) at the main entrance to campus.
    • See Waterloo's campus map for locations.

From Pearson International Airport, Toronto

From Niagara

  • Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way in the "Toronto" direction to highway 403 WEST.
  • Follow 403 WEST to highway 6 NORTH.
  • Follow 6 North to highway 401 WEST
  • Follow directions from the 401



Lot information and rates are available from  Parking Services

Find your way when you're here

The Visitor's Centre is located in South Campus Hall at the main entrance to the campus (University & Seagram) and provides tours and campus information.

Directions to satellite campuses and locations

Public Transportation