Arrival in Waterloo Form for iBASE Students

Congratulations on your Offer of Admission to the Intensive Bridge to Academic Success in English (iBASE) program!

In order for UWaterloo and Renison English Language Institute (ELI) to prepare for your time on campus, all iBASE students must complete the student pre-arrival form below by June 24, 2019.

This form lets us know:

  • When you plan to arrive in Canada/City of Waterloo based on your flight
  • If you require bus pick-up service (free) or a shuttle service ($90 cost)
  • When you plan to arrive at the Renison University College Residence (if you're staying in Residence)
    • Please note: Each day you select that is earlier than Monday, July 8 will incur a $50 charge per day. For example: If you would like to move in on Sunday, July 7, it will cost $50 extra. You will be able to pay this fee during your first week of classes. The official move-in date that we encourage you to arrive is Monday, July 8. Unfortunately, Renison Residence is unable to accommodate any arrival dates earlier than July 5. If you wish to arrive earlier than July 5, we recommend you make a reservation through the University of Waterloo's Summer Accommodations website. You may book directly online.
  • Your emergency contact person 

As part of your welcome to Canada, we offer a free bus pick-up service from Toronto Pearson International Airport (Toronto, Ontario) for incoming international students enrolled in the iBASE program. The bus pick-up service is available only on Monday, July 8. The bus drop-off location will be Renison University College, your residence during the summer and where your classes will take place.

Please note that using the bus pick-up service is optional, and that reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Spaces are limited.

University of Waterloo bus pick-up service
or Airways Transit shuttle service

Arrival information

Students may move into residence on Monday, July 8, 2019.

Bus pick-up dates and times

Your flight must land at Pearson International Airport a minimum of one hour before the pick-up time that you register for.

The bus will depart from Pearson International Airport on Monday, July 8 at 6:00 pm (EST).

Shuttle Service If your flight arrives later than 5:00 pm on Monday, July 8, we can arrange Airways Transit transportation for you at a special rate of $90. 

Cost

Bus pick-up service is free to new incoming international students enrolled in the iBASE program.

Airways Transit shuttle service costs $90 per person.

Reservation

Made on a first-come, first-served basis. Spaces are limited.

Please complete the pre-arrival form below by June 24, 2019 to reserve your spot.

Meeting location

If you are taking the bus pick-up service, representatives wearing University of Waterloo t-shirts will greet you at the Pearson International Airport in Terminal 1 (Pearson International Airport) Area E (indoors) at the International Arrivals Level.

If you are taking the Airways Transit shuttle service, report to the Ground Transportation Desk inside Terminal One or Three.

Pre-arrival Form

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

Staying in Renison Residence
Will you be staying in Renison's Residence during the iBASE program? * (required)
What day do you want to move into Renison Residence?
Please note: Each day you select that is earlier than Monday, July 8 will incur a $50 charge per day. For example: If you would like to move in on Sunday, July 7, it will cost $50 extra. You will be able to pay this fee during your first week of classes. The official move-in date that we encourage you to arrive is Monday, July 8. Unfortunately, Renison Residence is unable to accommodate any arrival dates earlier than July 5. If you wish to arrive earlier than July 5, we recommend you make a reservation through the University of Waterloo's Summer Accommodations website at www.uwaterloo.ca/summer-accommodations. You may book directly at https://webreg.uwaterloo.ca/onlinereg/Register/default.aspx?code=C000452 (copy this link into your web browser).
What time will you arrive at Renison Residence?
:
Bus Shuttle Service
Would you like to register for the Bus Shuttle Service on July 8? * (required)
The bus shuttle is only available on July 8 at 6:00 pm. If your plane arrives before July 8 OR if it arrives later than 5:00pm on July 8, you can register for the Airways Transit shuttle service below.
Airways Transit Shuttle Service
If you are arriving on July 1-7 OR later than 5:00pm on Monday, July 8, we can register you for Airways Transit. Airways Transit is a door-to-door shuttle service that is available. It can take you directly from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Renison Residence or any other address that you indicate below (if not at Renison Residence). A special discounted rate of $90 is offered for any iBASE students who schedules this service through our webform.
I would like the Shuttle Service to take me to...
Flight Arrival Information
Will you be flying to Canada? Please complete this area of the form.
Flight Arrival Date
Flight Arrival Time
:
Example: Beijing Southern Airlines, Air Canada, etc.
Emergency Contact Information
Please provide information for someone we can contact on your behalf in case of an emergency. This person can be in Canada or in your home country.
Is your emergency contact person your parent? A family friend?
Activity Waiver * (required)
Do you agree to the terms and conditions of Renison University College's ELI Activity Waiver (Viewable at https://goo.gl/uKshWd )? Note: students who do not agree will not be able to participate in non-class activities.
Photography Release * (required)
Do you agree to allow Renison University College to use your image and likeness in electronic event listings, social media posts, and promotional materials, as per the Renison ELI Model Release form (viewable at https://goo.gl/guPG4v )? Note: students who do not agree are advised that it is their own responsibility to notify photographers that they do not wish to have their picture taken.
Do you have any allergies to foods or medications? Is there anything else you would like us to know? Please list any allergies or special needs.
Please indicate any additional information you wish to share with us, or any questions you have. We will try to respond to your questions within 24-48 hours via email.

Faculties that offer BASE

Applied Health Sciences/BASEArts/BASEEngineering/BASEEnvironment/BASEScience/BASE