We are no longer accepting deferral requests.  Please contact myapplication@uwaterloo.ca if you have any questions or concerns.

If you accept (or have accepted) your Offer of Admission to Waterloo but need to begin your undergraduate studies in a later term, you may request to defer your admission.

We remain committed to delivering an outstanding fall term, no matter if you’re on campus or at home. Our teams are working on plans for an excellent fall semester that includes academically challenging courses and hands-on learning to help you achieve your educational goals.

If you’re unable to begin your university studies in September, you can request a deferral. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis. Due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the information on this page is subject to change without notice.