Welcome to Open Data API


The University of Waterloo Open Data API, powered by the Open Data Initiative, allows anyone to build their own programs and applications using data from the University of Waterloo websites.

The API features more than 40 methods of accessing various datasets across the University of Waterloo network.

Accessing the API

In order to access the API, you will need to register for an API key.

All calls are made to https://api.uwaterloo.ca/v2/ with the required parameters for a given service (read our documentation).


If you have any inquiries or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

To report any bugs, fixes or suggestions, report an issue on our GitHub project.

Please consider subscribing to our mailing list in order to receive updates on the API and follow discussions.

License Agreement

View the Open Data license agreement for our terms of service and licensing information.