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Maps and directions

Directions 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).
  • Exit at University Avenue West (immediately after the exit for University Avenue East)
  • The University of Waterloo is at University Avenue and Seagram Drive
  • 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

Campus map and Visitors Centre

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

campus map is available online or in printable versions:

Directions to satellite campuses

Getting to Waterloo by air, bus, train and taxi