7 Melville Street South
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Thank you for your interest in visiting the University of Waterloo School of Architecture!
March Break Open House
The School of Architecture will be holding our annual March Break Open House on Saturday March 18th, 2023.
Visit our Campus, tour the facilities, see successful portfolio examples and current students’ work and attend one of our information sessions.
ARCHITECTURE INFORMATION SESSIONS (Program Overview)
Laurence A. Cummings Lecture Theatre
Presented by Terri Meyer Boake, Professor / Associate Director, Undergraduate Studies
10:30, 11:30, 12:30 and 1:30
This 60-minute session will provide an overview of the School of Architecture. Topics include an outline of our Undergraduate program, leading to our Graduate program, co-op, housing, student life, and more. The presentation will include time for a Q&A session.
ADMISSIONS AND PORTFOLIO SESSIONS (next steps)
Presented by Admissions Chair Rick Andrighetti
10:30, 11:30 and 1:30
This session will focus on the specifics of the Admissions process for entry to the School of Architecture. Topics covered will include Portfolios, the Interview, the Video Presentation, and the Precis English test. Examples of successful portfolios will be presented, and the session will include a Q&A session.
Space at these sessions is limited, you must register to secure your spot.
If you have any questions please contact Academic Services Coordinator, Carlie Bolton.
While attending the March Break Open House event, be sure to stop by our Riverside Gallery to check out Bridge Market. This is a student run event that showcases the many talents of our study body, cooridnated by BRIDGE.
7 Melville Street South Cambridge,
Ontario N1S 2H4
Phone: 519.888.4567 x27602
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 12:00pm 1:00pm to 4:30pm
The main administration offices are located on the 2nd floor. For office locations of individual staff or faculty members, see Our people.
Directions by car
From Hwy 401
- Take exit 282 to Hwy 24 South/Hespeler Road
- Continue south on Hespeler Road for approximately 8km when Hespeler Road splits and becomes Water Street North and Ainslie Street North
- Keep right to continue south on Water Street North
- Turn right at the third set of lights onto Main Street
- Immediately after crossing the bridge over the river, turn left onto Melville Street South
- Waterloo Architecture is the large red building on your left; free parking is located at the far end of the building.
The closest major airport is Toronto Pearson International Airport airport approximately 75 Kilomerters (46 miles) east of Cambridge.
The easiest way to reach the School of Architecture from the Pearson International Airport is to hire an airport limo or airporter service such as Airways Transit.
Travel Inside Canada
There are direct flights from Edmonton, Halifax and Newfoundland to John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton approximately 48 Kilometers east of Cambridge.
There are also direct flights from Calgary, Oattawa to the Region of Waterloo International Airport.
Taxi service from either of these airports can be arranged through Golden Triangle Taxi
Free parking is available in a large lot at the end of Melville Street South and River Street.