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Mailing address and location on campus:

Location of East Campus 1 (The Games Institute) on map

The Games Institute, East Campus 1
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Campus Map

For GPS:

175 Columbia Street West
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 5Z5


From Highway 401

  • Take exit 278 (from Toronto) to Highway 8 West Kitchener.
  • Exit at Highway 85 North to Waterloo.
  • Exit at University Avenue West (immediately after University Avenue East exit).
  • Follow University Avenue West and turn right at Phillip Street.
  • EC1 will be on the left, across from the Petro Canada gas station.

Please note: EC1 is not on the main campus. If you are on Ring Road, you have gone too far.



Parking is $5 per car. A machine is located at the front of the building.

Please park in front of the building (unless otherwise posted).


Please enter the building through the front or back entrance (red star). From the lobby, stay on the first floor and follow the signs to the Games Institute.