Get involved

Get Involved

University of Waterloo Alumni are all around the globe using their degrees and experience to make an impact on their communities, industries and the world! Our network of global alumni is supported by an outstanding team of volunteers who are helping to connect alumni, students and friends of the University beyond Ring Road. Find out how you can get involved by connecting with a group or alumnus near you, or volunteer yourself!


Global Ambassadors

Global Ambassadors

Whether you're moving to a new city, visiting or are there for work, it’s always great to have good company and a friendly face. Our ambassadors are in different locations around the globe representing UWaterloo alumni and ready to welcome you! Check out if there’s an ambassador where you're heading!

Alumni at chapter launch


Our Alumni Chapters are currently found in 11 cities around the world. Alumni chapters offer a wide variety of activities for local alumni and students abroad on co-op and exchange terms.



From sharing your story to supporting events, there are many different ways you can volunteer for the Office of Advancement. Whether you’re in Waterloo or Beijing, we are always looking for alumni to join our team!


Other ways to become a Waterloo Champion

There are many ways you can help the University expand its reputation and support Advancement's mission to inspire and engage people in philanthropy to advance the University in becoming one of the world's top innovative universities. Here are some ways you can help!


Help Recruit

Help recruit future students

The University of Waterloo is on the hunt for amazing students. Contribute to Waterloo's reputation as a home to motivated leaders by referring an outstanding university-bound student today.


Hire co-op

Hire a co-op student or refer an employer

Our co-op program is one of the largest and best in the world. Alumni can continue to grow this internationally recognized program by referring employers or organizations that could benefit from bright and talented Waterloo co-op students.


Invest in students

Invest in our students, invest in our school

Support UWaterloo by providing a monetary donation to your faculty, a specific program or another fund. There are many ways our donors help advance the University in its stages of growth. Learn more about supporting Waterloo.