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.

hands in blue gloves holiding a gold medal shaped like the Waterloo crest

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 — 25, 50, 55 and 60 years — or a class reunion.

Save the date for Saturday, June 3, 2023 and watch your email for event details!

At this event:

  • Milestone Anniversary Luncheon
  • Faculty programming

Save the date for Alumni Weekend 2023 and beyond.

Alumni cheering

Alumni Black & Gold Day

Dust off your leather jacket and warm up your cheering voice! Alumni Black and Gold Day returns to campus Saturday, October 1, 2022. For the first time in two years, we’ll gather in person for a variety of events, including the Warriors Football game against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues.

Plus, we’re starting the celebration early, with social and learning events starting on Thursday, September 29.

Thanks to all those who celebrated with us around the world! Be sure to join us this fall on-campus.

2021 recap:


Past event series