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 Principles of Inclusivity which were created 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. View the Principles of Inclusivity on Organizational & Human Development's website.
- May 27, 2022National AccessAbility Week 2022 | May 29 to June 4
National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) is happening this week, from May 29 to June 4, 2022, and is a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities and promote efforts to increase accessibility and inclusion in Canada. This year, the theme for National AccessAbility Week is “Inclusive from the start.” Imagine a Canada where no one is left out. A Canada that does not just accommodate disability, but one that is disability inclusive from the start.
- Apr. 1, 2022Accessibility Progress Report 2021 now available
- Dec. 2, 2021Future Focused: Creating better systems to include people with disabilities
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.