Welcome to The Equity Office

The Equity Office is the central source of expertise for the University of Waterloo community members on substantive equality, diversity, and inclusion matters. The Equity Office leads efforts to proactively promote equity and diversity established as priorities in A distinguished past  a distinctive future: University of Waterloo Strategic Plan 2013 (PDF)

Learn more about the Equity Office

  1. Aug. 8, 2018LGBTQ+ Making Spaces workshop

    This program was designed by members of the working group on sexual and gender diversity under the Provost's Advisory Committee on Equity (PACE), in collaboration with The Glow Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, is an education workshop (2.5 hours) and registration event (1 hour).

All upcoming events

Inclusive Washrooms

The University of Waterloo has 60+ gender neutral, single user, inclusive washrooms across campus.

We can all help stop sexual violence.

Even as a bystander you can help stop sexual violence and harassment.

Man standing behind a woman and holding onto her shoulders from behind her while she sitting down. Link to #WhoWillYouHelp tab on Equity Office website.

#WhoWillYouHelp is a campaign aimed at stopping sexual harassment and assault.