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Tathem Centre

Get in touch with your assigned co-op advisor, drop by our facility on campus or contact our CEE Hub with any general questions.

Visit us on campus at the Tatham Centre!

The William M. Tatham Centre (TC) is home to Co-operative Education, the Centre for Career Development (CCD) and many more Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) services for students.

Here, we help both co-op students and non-co-op students (undergraduate, graduate, alumni) meet their future career and further education goals by providing services, resources and specialized support.

Of all other Canadian universities, we have the largest building dedicated solely to career services. Some of our building features include: 

CEE Hub Contact our CEE Hub for answers to general co-op/career questions.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Centre for Career Development Contact the CCD for personalized career development advice. For more information about the CCD's services and resources, visit CCD website.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Interview spaces and waiting areas TC is home to 80 in-person interview rooms, as well as group interview rooms, phone interview rooms and webcam/skype interview facilities.

We also have a designated area where you can wait for your interviews and check in with our interview paging desk.

Requesting rooms for remote interviews To book a room for remote interviews this, submit a "Request room in TC for remote interview" form under "Recruiting Term Support" on WaterlooWorks.
  • Approvals are subject to availability and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms assigned may be a shared space in one of our call centre booths, or an individual space. We can’t accommodate specific room requests.
  • Students are expected to bring their own interview equipment, including laptop and headset. The use of a headset is strongly recommended to improve sound quality during your interview. If you were assigned a room in one of our Call Centres, ethernet adapters are available at each booth, please use them to ensure a stable internet connection. On-site technical troubleshooting will not be available until further notice.
Rooms you can book to use as study spaces If it is not during an interview cycle, all Waterloo students with a valid WatCard can request interview rooms in TC to use as study spaces. The rooms are available to book weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Beginning one week before exams until the last day of exams, the rooms are available to book weekdays from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. You can book the rooms on the day-of on a first-come, first-served basis. The rooms are limited to a maximum of three students per room.

How to book a room: 
  • Read our TC room use principles
  • Visit the CEE Hub on the first floor of the Tatham Centre
  • Show your WatCard at CEE Hub
Security cameras To ensure the safety and security of our students, employers and staff members, TC has been equipped with CCTV security cameras in accordance with Waterloo's policy on surveillance cameras. To prevent theft, we advise you to keep all of your personal belongings with you at all times. 

For more information about the security cameras in TC, visit Waterloo's principles for the installation of CCTV cameras and reviewing of recordings.