This update is provided for archival purposes only.

Public Health guidance and University of Waterloo operations may have changed. For the most up-to-date information, please visit one of the following COVID-19 information pages:

News for Current undergraduate students

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Vaccine centre opens at Health Services

Update for students and employees

  • A vaccine centre for students, employees and their families will open at Health Services on July 12, 2021
  • You can now book an appointment by phone
  • More information to come about Waterloo Region Step 2 changes on Monday
Thursday, June 17, 2021

Rapid testing for asymptomatic employees and students

Update for students and employees

  • A COVID-19 rapid screening site will open in the Davis Centre on June 21, 2021
  • You can now book appointments online for asymptomatic testing if you come to campus regularly
Monday, May 17, 2021

Sharing more details on undergrad plans for fall 2021

Update for current undergraduate students

  • Faculties have completed initial planning for undergraduate courses for fall  
  • You can now view every faculty’s current plan for undergraduate plans online 
Thursday, April 22, 2021

What the extended COVID-19 shutdown and stay-at-home orders mean for spring term 2021

Update for undergraduate students

  • The province of Ontario has extended the current provincial shutdown and stay-at-home orders for 2 weeks – this affects in-person teaching, research and other operations on campus, including the beginning of spring term.  
  • Instructors will inform students about class format (in-person or remote) for the beginning of spring term (May 10, 2021) as soon as possible.  
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Update to COVID-19 outbreak in Waterloo residence buildings

Update for students and employees

  • Region of Waterloo public health has declared the outbreak in residences over

  • Most restrictions put in place regarding the outbreak will continue under the stay-at-home order