Graduate House Fall Picture

About the Graduate House

The Graduate House occupies the original farmhouse (Schweitzer Farmhouse) on the south campus of the University of Waterloo. Affectionately known as the Grad House, the operations are owned by the Graduate Student Association (GSA). The Graduate House is a hub for graduate students and their guests in a relaxed social space. It is a popular destination for the entire University of Waterloo community, where patrons can enjoy a home-cooked meal, meet with their peers and colleagues or just spend some time away from the office or lab.

The Grad House offers a calm environment to relax, eat and drink after a long day of hard work

The Graduate House has a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. The upper lounge is a great spot for marking papers, celebrating a thesis defense, holding a small presentation or hosting a small social gathering. The fully licensed boardroom is perfect for meetings and small private gatherings.  The outdoor rooftop patio is a nice place to unwind and enjoy fresh air.  The large main floor features a multi-functional room where grad focused activities are held. The main bar area is an excellent place to drop in to connect with old and new friends.

Effective Fall 2019, members who opt-out of the Graduate House fee are welcome to use the Graduate House space but will be charged a $40/hr rental fee (subject to change without notice) for room booking and are ineligible for price discounts.

And, of course, feel free to contact us.


Territorial Acknowledgement

We, the Graduate Student Association - University of Waterloo, acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of ‎ the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River. 


Final Report on Student Mental Health

Final Report on Student Mental Health.