Student services

Attaining the Bachelor of Computing and Financial Management is a challenging, rewarding, and transformative experience that will be slightly different for each individual CFM student.

The on and off campus resources listed below can provide the help you need to succeed during your time at Waterloo. Services include workshops, tutoring, counselling, career advising, and more.

For more information, reach out to your Program Manager

On campus

All of the services provided below are free to students.


AccessAbility Office, NH 1401

A wide variety of services are offered for permanent and temporary disabilities including coaching, adaptive technology and note taking.


Academic Integrity

Integrity is a core value closely linked with virtue, honesty, and honour. A person of integrity strives to always find and make the "right" decision. Study with integrity by learning about best practices around group work, citations, intellectual property and more.

Academics in Residence

Residence offers an environment that supports academics by encouraging mutual respect amongst residents, specified quiet hours, drop-in tutoring and many free programs and services to help you succeed academically.

Computer Science (CS) Advising, DC 3317

Get you questions and enquiries answered by a CS academic advisor, be sure to check for specific office hours.

Math Tutorial Centre

The Math Tutorial Centre provides you with help in first and second year core mathematics courses by supplying tutors who provide personalized assistance.

Mathematics Undergraduate Office (MUO), MC 4022

Direct any mathematics questions to MUO, make sure to check for specific office hours or email

Student Success Office (SSO), SCH, 2nd floor

The SSO provides academic and personal development services, resources for international students, as well as study abroad and exchange support. Make use of drop-in tutoring, online workshops, success coaching, tutor connect and workshops. 

Writing and Communication Centre, SCH, 2nd floor

The Writing and Communication Centre is focused on providing you with useful feedback and strategies for your research, writing projects and developing your academic and professional voice. Make use of drop-in sessions, online resources, and workshops.


Location: Tatham Centre (TC)


CareerHub is designed to help you consider questions about your future career plans and craft a resume that reflects your many talents and qualifications.

Employer Information Sessions

Find out what employers are looking for. These sessions also provide a good opportunity for you to hone your networking skills. Login to your WaterlooWorks for the schedule of events. 

Support from an advisor

Career Advisor

  • Before the first work term, you can see any of several Career Advisors who can provide advice on the co-op process and employment. They're also available to help you get the most out of your co-op experience.

Student Advisor

  • Once you’ve been hired by an employer, you will be assigned a Student Advisor who will be your primary contact until you’re hired for another work term. Student Advisors develop co-op employment opportunities for students and monitor students' job performance through visits to their places of employment.

Clubs and Volunteer Services

The Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) is the official voice of the UWaterloo undergraduate student body.

Student Clubs 

Clubs are a great way to connect with peers and expand your personal interests. WUSA provides a full listing of the clubs offered at UWaterloo.

WUSA Food Support Service

Strapped for cash and need some food? Don't go hungry! Come to the on campus Food Bank and get groceries for free. Available locations are listed on their website (link above).

Volunteer Centre, SLC 3107 ext. 30343

Looking to get involved in your community? Discover the many opportunities available to you to volunteer.

Diversity and Sexuality

Sexual Violence and Support (offered through the Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion Office)

Raises awareness and provides education on sexual violence are key steps in aiding the prevention of incidents. Sexual violence awareness, referral and support training is available on LEARN.

Contact SVPRO, the Sexual Violence Response Office for more information.

The Equity Office

The Equity Office works with campus partners to establish equitable learning, teaching, working, and living environments for the benefit all community members including equity seeking groups that identify as LGBTTTTQQIPA+. 

The Glow Centre, SLC 2102 ext. 38569

Glow promotes a healthy attitude towards all sexual orientations and gender identities that offers a wide variety of discussion groups, social events, advocacy opportunities, awareness campaigns, resources, and information.

The Women's Centre, SLC 2102 ext. 33457

The Women's Centre aims to provide a female-positive and supportive environment on campus that holds workshops, film screenings, and guest lectures.

Health and Wellness

Counselling Services, NH 2401 (expansion) ext. 32655

Counselling Services is a team of professionals that provides programming and services to help you lead a healthy and balanced life. Make use of coping skills seminars, group therapy, individual appointments, and workshops.

Health Services, Health Services Building ext. 84096

Get connected with nutrition services, the off campus clinic, student medical clinic and travel clinic.

Indigenous Support

The Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre is located at St. Paul's University College on the Waterloo campus.

The Centre provides services that are based on understanding, respect, and trust, as well as a recognition of and sensitivity to the different cultural values and rights of Indigenous peoples and cultures. The Centre facilitates the sharing of Indigenous knowledge and provides culturally relevant information and support services for all members of the University of Waterloo community, including Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, staff, and faculty.

International Experience

Global Experience Certificate (GEC)

A unique opportunity to showcase your capacity to be a global citizen and demonstrate your adaptability, cross-cultural communication skills and cultural sensitivity.

International Exchange

If you're interested in an international exchange outside of Europe, you can reach out to the Math Exchange Office for more information. They can walk you through the application process and tell you all about the timeline to apply. Visit them as soon as possible to get your studies set up for travel in your third year.

Mental Health Support and Suicide Prevention

Counselling Services, NH 2401 (expansion) ext. 32655

Counselling Services is a team of professionals that provides programming and services to help you lead a healthy and balanced life. Use these services to find coping skills serminars, group therapy, individual appointments, and workshops. 

Life Recovery Program - online resource

This online program aims at providing mental and behavioural health resources for students who need support outside of regular counselling hours and availability. The online tools provide support for adults to manage their depression, anxiety, and stress, and help them develop healthy life coping skills.

Panic, Anxiety and Stress Support (PASS) Kit

Order a PASS kit in preparation of your assignment deadlines, midterms, final exams and other times during the year that might prove more challenging in managing your stress.

UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education and Support), inside Counselling Services, NH 2401 (expansion) ext. 32655

Counselling-based, one-to-one peer support program offered by the Federation of Students (FEDs) and Counselling Services.

Off Campus Living

Student Life

Off campus

Costs may apply to some services.


Delton Glebe Counselling Centre, (519) 884-3305

Delton Glebe is a faith-based counselling agency, that offers individual, couples, family, children and group counselling services.  

Good2Talk, 1 (866) 925-5454

Good2Talk is a free, confidential helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.

Here24/7, 1 (844) 437-3247

Here 24/7 is a helpline for addictions, mental health and crisis services provided by 12 agencies across Waterloo Wellington. They do the intake, assessment, referral, crisis, waitlist and appointment booking work for these important programs.

K-W Counselling Services, (519) 884-0000

KW Counselling Services is a multi-service agency providing individual, family, group and outreach supports to the community.


K-W Multicultural Centre, (519) 745-2531

The K-W Multicultural Centre fosters helps with job searching, interpretation and translation services, settling in to the community, referrals to partnering agencies, mentoring and other various employment programs.

Waterloo Community Services, (519) 575-4400

The Waterloo Community Services provides services for children, seniors and people who need help finding a job, affordable housing, emergency shelter, counselling income assistance and outreach programs. 

Waterloo Food Bank, (519) 743-5576

Get involved with the Food Bank by donating, using the service, or by volunteering.