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Location & Hours

We are located in Needles Hall, room 1401.


Our department is open year round Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. with the exception of University of Waterloo holidays and Saturdays when scheduled for midterm and final examinations.

The Education & Technology Lab (1441 Needles Hall) is open Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Adaptive Technology Centre, located in the Dana Porter Library, is open during library hours.

2017 University of Holidays

The University of Waterloo is closed on the following days in 2017:

New Year's Day

Family Day

Good Friday

Victoria Day

Canada Day

Civic Holiday

Labour Day



Boxing Day

Additional Days

Monday, January 2

Monday, February 20

Friday, April 14

Monday, May 22

Monday, July 3

Monday, August 7

Monday, September 4

Monday, October 9

Monday, December 25

Tuesday, December 26

Wednesday, December 27

Thursday, December 28

Friday, December 29

Important Dates for undergraduate students are listed on the Registrar's web site.