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The best way to learn more about the Faculty of Engineering is to come for a visit! Take a campus, faculty or program-specific tour, attend one of our special events, or participate in a shadow day.

Tours of the Faculty of Engineering

Engineering tours run daily (Monday-Friday) at 10:35am and 1:35pm. Request an engineering tour through the campus tour request form

To meet with an admissions or program advisor in the Faculty of Engineering, please contact

Tours of the School of Architecture

Architecture tours are available upon request, but typically run the last Friday of each month. To request an Architecture tour or connect with our student services coordinator, please contact  

Engineering Shadow program

Ever wonder what it's actually like to be a Mechanical Engineering student? Or what labs a Chemical Engineering student might take? Come see for yourself! Request to shadow one of our current students in the program of your choice. One of our Engineering Ambassadors will connect with you to set up your experience!

Campus tours 

The Visitors Centre offers campus tours of our main campus in Waterloo, Ontario. Tours cover the whole campus and you can add on optional residence tours as well. 

Special events

You can also attend our special events where you can meet professors, speak with students, and take campus and residence tours.
Event Date Time Location Description 
Ontario Universities' Fair

September 19-21, 2014

See website Toronto, ON This event provides information about universities in Ontario
Fall Open House

November 1, 2014

10 am -
4 pm
Waterloo main campus Learn about each of our programs, meet our professors and students, get your admissions questions answered.
Grade 10 Family Night   January 15, 2014 6:30 pm Waterloo main campus Parents and their Grade 10 students can learn about the application process
March Break Open House March 1, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Waterloo main campus* Come to hear from our experts and students, get your questions answered and see campus.
Women in Engineering (WiE) Welcome Event March 1, 2014 4:30 - 6:30pm Waterloo main campus (PAC building) This event is for females admitted to Waterloo Engineering programs. 
You@Waterloo Day May 24, 2014 10 am -
2 pm
Waterloo main campus  This event is for students who have received an Offer of Admission to Waterloo 
Student Life 101 July and August 2014   Waterloo main campus This event is for students who have accepted an Offer of Admission to Waterloo 

Register for an engineering shadow day