Biology Graduate Handbook - 2019/20

We are pleased to welcome you to the Department of Biology at the University of Waterloo. We hope that you find your time here to be rich and rewarding.  

If you need information about any aspect of the graduate program in Biology or you are unsure about how a specific regulation might affect you, please contact the Graduate Coordinator or the Associate Chair. We are always available for any questions.

This handbook will provide an overview of your degree requirements and information about your program. It summarizes how the graduate program operates and the regulations that you should be aware of. The information supplied here is intended to supplement and summarize the information available in the  University Graduate Calendar. All regulations in the Graduate Calendar apply and supersede information in this booklet.

If there are any discrepancies between this handbook and the Biology or University websites, the website will be taken as correct.