Available buildings during the Spring 2021 term

Academic buildings

Buildings not listed here remain locked and can only be accessed with a key or fob. 

Academic building hours and entrances
Building Code   Building Open Days* Open Hours Designated Entrances


Chemistry 2

Tuesday & Wednesday

1:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Entrance 1014 faces the Davis Centre (DC).  | View map

Thursday & Friday 11:30 am - 6:00 pm


Davis Centre

Monday to Friday

12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

  • Entrance 1101 is located near DC Bytes and faces Chemistry 2 (C2). | View map
  • Entrance 1803 is located just off of William Tutte Way and faces the General Services Complex (GSC).
DWE Douglas Wright Engineering Building Monday,
8:30 am - 4:30 pm Entrace 1540 faces Engineering 2 (E2) and is located next to the link from Engineering 2 (E2) to DWE. | View map
E5 and E7 Engineering 5 and 7 Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm Enter Engineering 5 (E5) and 7 (E7) using the E7 entrance facing William Tutte Way, by the "Waterloo Engineering" sign. | View map


Earth Sciences & Chemistry

Tuesday & Wednesday

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Entrance 101 faces Biology 1 (B1) and is located directly below the 2nd level link to B1.  |  View map

Thursday & Friday 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Modern Languages Monday & Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Entrace 201 faces Dana Porter Library (LIB). | View map



Monday & Wednesday

1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Entrance 101 faces Graduate House (GH) and the Dana Porter Library (LIB).  |  View map


Quantum-Nano Centre

Closed until June 15

Closed until June 15

Entrance 1801 is located just off of Ring Road. |  View map 


Science Teaching Complex 


8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Entrance 1801 is located just off of Ring Road between the Science Teaching Complex (STC) and Needles Hall (NH). |  View map 

Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

* Except holidays  

Non-academic buildings

Non-academic building hours and entrances
Building Code   Building Open Days* Open Hours Designated Entrances
SLC Student Life Centre (SLC) & Turnkey  Monday to Friday 7:30 am - 7:00 p.m. The SLC is accessible from the Ring Road and Turnkey Desk entrances only.

Employee access to buildings

If you are approved to return to work on campus by your department or faculty, discuss building access with your manager.

Researchers who have requested continuation of on-campus lab activities will be given instructions for accessing campus when their requests have been approved.

See the guidelines for building access for more information.


If you have questions about accessing campus buildings, contact the Safety Office.

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