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Sept. 5, 2014 Lightning strike at UWaterloo

Incident update

We are deeply saddened to announce that one of our residents was struck by lightning on campus this morning and has succumbed to her injuries.

Returning to her residence, she was caught in a thunderstorm just after 9 a.m. on Friday, September 5. The Waterloo Fire Department said she sought shelter under a tree, off a pathway from Ring Road.

From Markham, Ontario, she was 18 and an exceptional student about to enter her first year in the Nanotechnology Engineering program. The student's name is being withheld at her family's request.

Aug. 29, 2014 Move-in weekend – What you need to know

We can't wait to meet you

Move-in is just around the corner. Find important details below to get ready for your move to Waterloo.

Traffic alert!

The City of Waterloo is undergoing several road construction projects that may affect your route to the University.

Please be sure to find an alternate route to campus and be prepared for possible delays:

» Alternate route map & detours

Aug. 8, 2014 You can live in res this fall

It's free to apply for residence

» Apply HERE to live in res this fall

Rooms for fall term are still available–NO DEPOSIT required until you accept your offer (emailed to your UWaterloo account).

When will I get an offer?

First-years–​
Offers are emailed per availability; check your @UWaterloo email for details.

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