Quest is the the University of Waterloo’s Student Information System. Quest's FAQ page is very helpful.

The videos below will help you navigate Quest. Watch them!

Use Quest

The tabs you will use most often are the Academics and Finances tabs. Feel free to explore all of the links to get familiar with the content in your Quest account. Below is a screen shot of a typical Quest landing page.

Picture of website outlining where to find specific details about Quest


Between July 17 to July 19, you should log-in to Quest to check your Fall 2019 schedule.  

In September you will use Quest to complete Winter Course Selection. From now on, you will request courses for each term through Quest.

Adding, Swapping, and Dropping courses on Quest

Changing your mind


Fall term fees are posted to your Quest account around mid July and are due August 20, 2019. If you are not paying your tuition fees in full, you must submit a Promissory Note. For more information about billing and enrolment, check out the Student Financial Services page.

Questions about OSAP and other loan programs? Learn more at the Student Awards and Financial Aid page.