University COVID-19 update

The University of Waterloo is constantly updating our most Frequently Asked Questions.

Questions about buildings and services? Visit the list of Modified Services.

Please note: The University of Waterloo is closed for all events until further notice.

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Data Science COVID-19 Updates

Data Science administrative offices will be closed effective Monday, March 16th, 2020 until further notice.

The fall 2020 term will proceed with hybrid online and in-person activity. All graduate data science courses will be available online and some in-person instruction may be available as shared by your instructor (read more details). While the university has closed most campus buildings, staff and faculty continue to work remotely, so please feel free to reach out to your graduate program administrator for any assistance. The University is maintaining modified services at this time.

In addition to the GSPA Covid-19 updates for graduate students page, please refer to the updates below from the Data Science program team. Please email Data Science Grad Administration with additional inquiries.


Welcome to graduate studies in Data Science

The Data Science program unit, Math Grad Office (MGO), and UWaterloo Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) are here to provide the support and resources you will need for personal and academic success. Whether you’re starting graduate school, or about to graduate, this section of our website provides a general guide for your graduate career in data science. As you work towards your degree, there are many things you need to consider. 

If you are a potential applicant for one of our graduate programs please visit the Future graduate students section of our website.

If you are a new graduate data science student that will be starting next term, please visit our New graduate student information webpage.

Additional questions? Contact Data Science Grad Administration or visit M3 2118.