Events and awards

Alumni events

Join us at alumni events hosted in different areas of the world. From celebrations to panel discussions to networking events, there are many opportunities to connect. We look forward to catching up with you.

To keep our Waterloo community safe during this period of COVID-19 uncertainty, all in person Waterloo alumni events scheduled before June 30, 2020, are either cancelled or postponed.

Humans and Health/ Work/ Climate/ 5G

Humans and... Event Series

Alumni Relations, in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts, invites alumni to a series of four free events that will place a spotlight on the human being at the centre of some of today’s most compelling issues and challenges.

Awards and medals

Awards and medals

We recognize the amazing contributions of our alumni to the University and the world, through their research and their effort for the betterment of all humankind.


Annual events


Alumni weekend 2020

Alumni Weekend

We honour all alumni celebrating a milestone anniversary — 5-55 years — or a class reunion.

At this event:

  • 25, 50 & 55-year Anniversary Lunch
  • Faculty programming
  • Networking

Save the date for Alumni Weekend 2022 and beyond.

Alumni at the football game

Alumni Black & Gold Day at home

Grab your Waterloo gear and get ready to celebrate virtually at Alumni Black and Gold Day at home on Friday, September 24 and Saturday, September 25, 2021.

We've got a full weekend of virtual games, learning opportunities, and entertainment from campus for you to enjoy — all from the comfort of your home. Register today and join us to celebrate your Warrior pride with classmates, friends and family.

2020 recap:


Past event series