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Congratulations and welcome to Waterloo! All of your hard work has paid off and it's time to celebrate your achievements. 

Three steps to becoming a Waterloo student

  1. Accept your Offer(s) of Admission by 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 3.
  2. Pay your residence deposit by 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 3.
  3. If there are conditions on your offer, be sure to submit the required documents by the deadline. 

If you haven't submitted your Admission Information Form (AIF), you should still do so because some scholarships are awarded based on the AIF.

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A place to call home


Prepare to succeed

  • Review our tips for new co-op students.
  • In June, we'll email you about creating or viewing your fall term schedule.  
  • Attend your Faculty 101 Day during the summer to gain helpful study tips, meet current students and professors, learn about co-op, and find your classes.
  • And once you're here, the Student Success Office has workshops, advisors, and more to help you thrive!

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The student-run Warrior Tribe enhances student life, builds school pride, and is great way to meet people from across campus. 

Show your Warrior pride

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