Welcome to Accessibility at Waterloo
The University of Waterloo's commitment
The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier free accessibility for persons with disabilities studying, visiting and/or working at Waterloo. Waterloo stands by their responsibility to acknowledge, communicate, and promote an understanding of the complexity and uniqueness of the University of Waterloo’s campus community, presenting the ideals by which campus members should engage one another – with respect, sensitivity, and fairness – and to fostering an accessible campus environment for persons with disabilities. Learn more about Policy 58.
This year, National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) is the week of May 28 to June 3. This is a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities and promote efforts to increase accessibility and inclusion in Canada.
Accessibility Progress Report 2021 now available
The University of Waterloo is coming together to raise awareness about this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). The theme for 2021 is Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible, and sustainable post-COVID-19 world.