Join us on Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to learn more about the University of Waterloo! Drop in for specific sessions or join us for the entire time.

Participate in presentations covering everything from programs, co-op, student life, financing your education, and housing. Visit our booths to chat with students, professors, and staff and find answers to your questions.


General sessions

Supporting your student: panel for parents and supporters 11:30 a.m. — 12 p.m. Hear from our expert panel as they cover important topics, including the transition to university, campus housing, academics, finances, and health and wellness. Learn about how you can support your student navigate university life and ask your questions during the live Q&A.
Housing 12 — 12:30 p.m. Learn about the 100% Residence Guarantee and all the benefits of living on campus.
Co-operative and Experiential Education 12:30 — 1 p.m. Learn how Waterloo’s co-op and experiential education programs get you future ready by combining academic studies with quality work experiences to give you an edge for future employment.
Join a University College community 12:30 — 1 p.m. Learn about our small, close-knit University College communities located in the heart of main campus and discover what makes each one unique. Some offer academic programs and all offer residence opportunities, regardless of your program.
Financing your education 1 — 1:30 p.m. Learn about scholarships, grants, student loans, and more.
University life during COVID-19: student panel 1:30 — 2 p.m. Wondering how the student experience has changed since COVID-19? Listen in as a panel of current students discuss what it’s like to make friends, live on campus, and take online classes and labs during the pandemic. Ask your questions during the live Q&A.

Academic sessions

Learn more about the programs that interest you and ask your questions in the live chat.

Not sure which faculty offers your program(s) of interest? View our list of programs by faculty.

Register today for March Virtual Open House!


Contact us at or 519-888-4567, ext. 43614.