Student Resources

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Courses and Academics

  • Find courses: See what courses are required each academic term.
  • Undergraduate Forms: Find important forms for financial aid, scholarships, changing degrees, transcript requests and more.
  • Appeals: Learn about academic policies, appeals, and procedures.
  • Academic Integrity Office: Learn about the Office of Academic Integrity and how it positively impacts your undergrad degree.
  • Registrar’s Office: A great resource for important dates including exam schedules, course registration, and academic events.
  • Centre for Extended Learning: The Centre for Extended Learning (CEL) supports the design, development, and delivery of online credit and non-credit courses.
  • SAF Technology Requirements: Review our technology requirements to ensure you're prepared for classes.

Student Resources

  • Academic Advisors: Academic advisors support your learning and development by providing guidance in areas such as degree requirements, specializations, processing accommodations, and helping students plan their undergraduate education.
  • Student Success Office: Access student success resources to help reach your goals.
  • International Student Resources: Find the resources and help you need as an International Student.
  • Aboriginal Education Centre: We welcome all Indigenous students
  • Arts Computing: The Arts Computing Office (ACO) provides students, faculty, and staff within the Faculty of Arts with computing accounts, computer lab and printing access, technical support, and more.
  • All offices and services: A comprehensive database of all offices and services at Waterloo.

Undergraduate Resources

  • FAQs: Frequently asked questions from students.
  • Undergrad Calendar: The undergraduate academic calender provides official information about admissions, courses, academic programs and plans as well as academic guidelines.
  • Important Dates: Keep track of important dates.
  • Degree requirements: Know your degree requirements and specialisations.
  • Final exam schedules: View your final exam schedule.

Co-op/Career Prep

  • Co-op and Career Development: Find out how co-op works within the SAF including your study/work term sequence and sample co-op jobs.
  • Co-operative Education: Waterloo’s official co-op site provides information on WaterlooWorks and how to tailor your co-op experiences.
  • Work Abroad: Interested in completing a work-term abroad? If so, the "Work Abroad" webpage provides useful information and tips.
  • WaterlooWorks: View your WaterlooWorks account.
  • Centre for Career Action: Get career ready with the Centre for Career Action.

Frequently Used

  • Email: Set up your UWaterloo Email.
  • Library: Access our online library.
  • Booklook: Search for all the books you need for the term.
  • Quest: Quest is the University of Waterloo's student information system.
  • LEARN: Waterloo LEARN is a web-based learning management system that enables instructors to manage course materials, activities and assessments, and to interact easily and efficiently with students outside the physical classroom.
  • WatCard: The WatCard is the University's comprehensive photo ID, and is needed for many of the services provided by Waterloo.
  • Grand River Transit/LRT: Grand River Transit includes the local bus and lightrail service.
  • Campus Map: Find the Campus Map here.

Money Matters

  • Your Student Account: Visit this page for more information on student fees, how to pay your bills, and also the breakdown of student costs.
  • Tuition Fees: Get a look at your term tuition fees.
  • Awards and Financial Aid: Learn more about awards offered to students as well as resources for financial aid.
  • Government Aid: Learn more about your eligibility for OSAP and government aid.
  • Scholarships: Find out how you can apply for scholarships.
  • Budget Calculator: Track your costs so you can be prepared for your academic terms.

Wellness Resources

  • Empower Me: Empower Me is a mental health and wellness service that seeks to support existing on-campus and Studentcare mental health resources.
  • Counselling Services: Counselling Services is devised of a team of professionals that provides programming and services to help you lead a healthy and balanced life. They strive to provide a secure, supportive environment for students of all orientations and backgrounds. Counselling services are provided, at no charge, in a private and confidential setting to University of Waterloo students who are currently registered or on a co-op term.
  • Counselling Services Workshops: Counselling Services workshops can be one of the best ways to enhance your personal success at University of Waterloo. Their courses provide you with the opportunity to learn skills to help you cope with life's challenges.
  • Health Services: Includes Student Medical Clinic, Family Health Clinic, Nutrition Services, Travel Clinic and Campus Response Team.
  • Accessibility: Whether you have a known or unknown disability/condition/illness, or if you're experiencing impacts from trauma, AccessAbility Services can help you develop your individualized academic accommodation plan for all components of your academic career.

Life at UWaterloo

  • Athletics: The Athletics page features the latest news on all University recreational programs, including ways for you to get involved.
  • Waterloo Residences: Learn more about Waterloo's on-campus housing options.
  • Off-Campus Housing: Need a place to stay? Visit this page to find out more about off-campus housing.
  • WUSA: The Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association offers multiple ways to get involved in student life.
  • Accounting and Finance Student Association: Learn about the Accounting & Finance Student Association (AFSA) and connect with your SAF community.
  • Campus Lingo Guide: A guide to help get yourself acquainted with some of the terminology used around campus.

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