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Services to help you succeed

Female staff member chatting with student with other students behindAt Waterloo, we're dedicated to your success. Hundreds of people across campus are ready to help you define and achieve your goals.

And it pays off. Waterloo's graduation rate is higher than the Ontario average, and our student loan default rate is less than half the provincial average, which means our students are getting good jobs after graduating.

Student success

The Student Success Office provides study skills workshops, peer success coaches, services for international students, study abroad support, and more!

Academic advisors

Need help selecting courses or specializations? Advisors for each program would be happy to help.

Health and wellness

Stay active with a Campus Recreation sport or team. Feeling sick? Find urgent care and other medical services right on campus.


Workshops and individual appointments can help with life difficulties, stress management, and more.

Moving to Canada?

Friendly and supportive staff are here to help you transition to life in Canada.


Accessiblity services include advising and note-taking support if you have permanent, temporary and even suspected disabilities.

Career advice

The Centre for Career Action can prepare you for the right career or for further education. 

Financial aid

Learn about entrance awards for incoming students and funding for upper-year students. 

Aboriginal services

All students can benefit from resources at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre.


For a complete list, visit the services website.