The majority of the forms you will require while a student at the University of Waterloo can be found either of the below two pages:

Whenever possible, please fill out forms electronically. If you must fill out forms by hand, please do so in blue or black ink. All forms must be submitted to CEE's Administrative Coordinator, Graduate Studies for processing.

Department Forms

Seminar Tracking (PDF)

  • What is this form used for? To track seminar attendance as part of research-based degree requirements. 
  • Who should use this form? MASc and PhD students.
  • When should it be submitted? After a seminar has been attended.
  • Whose signatures are required? Student's and supervisor's.

Activity Report (PDF)

  • What is this form used for? To monitor degree progress of research-based students.
  • Who should use this form? MASc and PhD students.
  • When should it be submitted? By the first day of each term starting in term 2.
  • Whose signatures are required? Student's and supervisor's.
  • Note: students who are inactive do not need to submit an activity report.

Progress Report (PDF)

  • What is this form used for? To monitor degree progress of course-based students.
  • Who should use this form? MEng students.
  • When should it be submitted? By the first day of each term starting in term 2. 
  • Whose signatures are required? Student's only.
  • Note: students who are inactive do not need to submit a progress report.

MASc Defense Form (PDF)

  • What is this form used for? To book the MASc defense. 
  • Who should use this form? MASc students admitted Spring 2017 and onwards.
  • When should it be submitted? Before the beginning of the EGSO display period.

Course Approval Form (PDF)

  • What is this form used for? To request graduate credit for courses taken outside of the Faculty of Engineering.
  • Who should use this form? MEng, MASc, and PhD students who would like to take a course outside of the Faculty of Engineering for graduate credit. Note: this form does not need to be submitted for courses that are being audited or taken as extra to degree.
  • When should it be submitted? Prior to course enrolment. 
  • Whose signatures are required? Student's and supervisor for MASc and PhD students, student's only for MEng students.