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Helpful tips

Athletics and Campus Recreation

  • If you're interested in trying out for a varsity sports team, visit the Varsity website and fill out a new recruit form.
  • Get involved in one of the most extensive campus recreation programs in Canada. 


  • Book Store - Visit the Book Store website to find out about your textbooks, store hours, refund policies, author events, the print-on-demand service, and book sale dates. 
  • Used Bookstore - Save money by buying your textbooks at Feds Used Books, located in the lower level of the Student Life Centre (SLC). When you've finished your first term, you can sell back the ones you no longer need!

Campus map

  • Wondering how to find your classes or get around campus? Use our campus map!


Federation of Students

  • Find out more about how you can get involved on campus through your student government by joining one of our 200+ clubs, volunteering with one of our great services, or finding a part-time job with one of our on-campus businesses. Stay up to date on events and other information about student life by visiting the Federation of Students website.

Money and banking

  • Money tips: save money on campus with inexpensive entertainment options
  • There's a CIBC branch and several CIBC bank machines, right on campus.

Parking Services

Part-time jobs

Student Success Office

  • Success looks different to everyone and the Student Success Office (SSO) exists to help Waterloo students find their own path to success. Whether you’re looking for help with your academic skills or want to get more involved on campus, the SSO can be your starting point.

Volunteer opportunities

WatCard Office