How to apply

Ila Berman delivering a presentation in the Main Lecture Hall

Applications to all universities in Ontario are handled by the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC), a centralized processing office. Once OUAC receives your application information, it will be forwarded from OUAC to the admissions staff in the School of Architecture and the Registrar's Office. The application deadline is January 11, 2017 for Ontario secondary school students and February 3, 2017 for students not applying from an Ontario secondary school.

Application forms and deadlines

If you're an Ontario secondary school student, your marks will be sent to us automatically once you have applied.

The deadline for required documents for Architecture is March 1, 2017.

Please submit all secondary school and college/university transcripts (if appropriate) to:

Architecture Admissions
Office of the Registrar

200 University Avenue West
University of Waterloo
Waterloo ON N2L 3G1

In mid-March, we will review applications and contact the top 400-500 applicants to invite them to Waterloo for an interview or to invite them to submit a portfolio by mail.