Front entrance to University of Waterloo in fall Entrance to main University of Waterloo campus

The University of Waterloo is located in Waterloo, Ontario. Waterloo has a population of 100,000. It sits in the heart of Regional Municipality of Waterloo which is approximately 110 km (60 miles) west of Toronto.

The Explore Waterloo Region website contains information on local attractions/activities, including a map of Waterloo indicating accomodation, shopping and attractions.

Other websites with information on the city include:


In May, the average daily high temperature in Waterloo is 18°C, and the average daily low temperature is 6°C.

Time Zone

Waterloo is on Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) in May.