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, you must register for the iBASE program in addition to accepting your Offer of Acceptance in OUAC

Do you have questions before you register?

Please contact Ryan Connell (Assistant Director, Housing and Student Life) at or Cynthia Zalewski (BASE Coordinator, Registrar's Office) at

Registration Form

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

Date of Birth
Example: Civil Engineering, Accounting & Financial Management, Arts and Business, etc.
Your Location
Please list the country in which you currently have a Passport.
We would like to know where you currently reside as you complete this web form. Example: Waterloo, Canada, or Shanghai, China.
Gender * (required)
Letter of Acceptance
If you have not received an offer of acceptance that specifies the iBASE program, we do not encourage you to complete this form at this time. Please speak with the BASE Coordinator at the Registrar's Office ( if you are interested in registering for iBASE but have not received an offer.
Staying in Renison Residence
The iBASE program is an intensive English language program, which means you will be very busy! We strongly recommend that students consider living in Renison Residence during the iBASE program to allow you to focus on your studies in a comfortable space, to conveniently be able to attend evening workshops and events, and to have access to your classmates for group projects during the program.
Please indicate if you would like to live in Renison Residence during iBASE.
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? Please describe your relationship.
Activity Waiver * (required)
During the iBASE program, we will provide some on-campus and off-campus activities. Do you agree to the terms and conditions of Renison University College's ELI Activity Waiver (Viewable at )? Note: students who do not agree will not be able to participate in in-person 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 )? 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.
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.
By clicking the submit box, I am registering for the Intensive Bridge to Academic Success in English (iBASE) program. I understand my program payment includes a $200 CAD non-refundable deposit. I am only eligible for a refund if I submit a passing English language test score by July 12, 2022. I will be eligible to receive the amount I paid to Renison, less this $200 fee and any applicable banking fees. I understand my residence fee payment (if applicable) includes a $500 CAD non-refundable administrative fee. If I am unable to obtain a study visa, this administrative fee will be refunded, following the submission of supporting documentation.
By selecting this box, I recognize that I must submit my tuition fees and residence fees to Renison University College and NOT the University of Waterloo. I recognize that tuition fees and residence fees for the iBASE program are due by June 7, 2022.