Everything outside the classroom – clubs and sports, the city of Waterloo, eating on campus, residence life, and more!
Once you've accepted your Offer to Waterloo, you'll officially become a Waterloo Warrior and be welcomed into the Warrior community. But what does that mean?
When you get to university, you want to meet new people, have fun, and maybe earn a bit of money along the way. Getting involved in campus life is the perfect fit for you!
At Waterloo, you’ll find ways to elevate your university experience. Meet some current students who are involved with campus and their programs in ways that make their Waterloo experience memorable.
Equity, diversity, and inclusivity are words we hear all the time, but what do they look like in action?
Traveling to and studying in a new country can be daunting, but we offer plenty of resources to ease your transition to Waterloo!
Life at university
Life at Waterloo
- How Waterloo supports students
- Where to study
- Discover your day-to-day
- What's first year like at Waterloo?
- Waterloo: the ultimate student town
- Visiting Waterloo
- Six ways to bring your love of gaming to campus
- Six free things to do in Waterloo
- How to use your WatCard
- Waterloo’s resources for the 2SLGBTQ+ community
- Indigenous spaces on campus
- Life outside your comfort zone
- Labs – your next-level playground
- Eating on campus 101
- Black-led student clubs and activities
Clubs and sports
- How to personalize your residence room
- Roommate relationships 101
- Your guide to Living Learning Communities
- What are Waterloo's residences?
- Choosing your Waterloo residence
- Three ways Campus Housing is making a green residence
- Is there a place for me in residence?
- Residences at Waterloo
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