Undergraduate studies

Biology student Ryan in the lab pipetting a sample into a test tube. Viewbook UW Science.

Welcome to the Biology Department's website for Undergraduate Studies! This site has plenty of resources for undergraduate students to access, from program and plan information to course descriptions and academic advisors. Becoming familiar with the information here will help you to get the most out of your undergraduate career in Biology!

New Override Instructions

If override permission is requested through email, all biology overrides must be sent to biology.overrides@uwaterloo.ca. The email subject line, must include the course being requested (ie Biol 241). The text of the email, please include ID#, name, course information and if swapping, please include all components for new and old course(s).