In-person Finance operations are suspended until further notice. For information about student-related topics, please contact The Centre.  For Faculty or Staff related enquiries,  Finance service modifications are available on the Finance Resources COVID-19 website or you can visit our Contact Us page.


Thursday, October 22, 2020

Finance Operational Modifications due to COVID-19

Per University guidance dated March 16, 2020 advising all Waterloo employees to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, certain business operations and processes within Finance have been modified.

University of Waterloo Finance has issued the following guidance for its external stakeholders:

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Mandatory two-factor authentication (2FA) effective November 17, 2020

Information Systems & Technology (IST) announced that the implementation of mandatory two-factor authentication (2FA) is postponed until November 17, 2020 for the following systems:

  • Campus virtual private network (VPN)
  • Office 365 (including email)
  • Quest, Workday, Unit4, Concur

Friday, August 14, 2020

Memo from Associate Provost Students and Director of Finance on reducing student incidental fees for fall 2020

To:                    All employees

From:              Chris Read, Associate Provost Students

                           Sarah Hadley, Director, Finance

Date:               Friday, August 14, 2020

Subject:          Reducing student incidental fees for fall 2020

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Memo from the President and Vice-Chancellor on Waterloo's signing the Responsible Investment Charter for Canadian Universities

Link to the original memo issued

To:                    University of Waterloo community

From:              Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor

Date:               Thursday, June 18, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Travel Update

All travel outside Canada that is not vital to our academic mission has been suspended. Please visit the travel advice page for additional information as well as information for Finance Stakeholders located at the bottom of the page which contains information regarding eligibility of reimbursement for travel cancellations.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Update: 2019 Tax Documents

2019 T2202s are now available.  Please log into the Finances section on Quest to access the final version of your 2019 tax document.  If you are not on campus, two-factor authentication will be required.  We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

If you have questions regarding your tax documents, please contact Student Financial Services at

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Upcoming office closure

Finance, including Student Financial Services, will be closed February 25, 2020 from 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. for a full staff meeting. The front counter will be closed during this time. Normal operations will resume at 3:15 p.m.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Please review and verify personal information in Quest

Our email communication dated January 7, 2020 asked that individuals who were students in 2019 log into their Quest account and verify or enter their Social Insurance Number (SIN) and provide consent for their SIN to be used by the University of Waterloo (UW) for tax documents and certain financial aid.

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