Alumni Weekend 2023

Saturday, June 3, 2023 (all day)
Black and white photo collage of Faculty of Health Alumni

We can't wait to welcome you back to campus for a very special celebration! You're invited to reunite, reminisce and celebrate with your classmates, friends and family at reunion events, anniversary celebrations, learning opportunities and more! 

Registration is now closed.

Detailed schedule of events

Friday, June 2, 2023

7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. - Alumni Weekend Special Presentation: Rock This Town

  • Join us at Fed Hall to experience the exciting history of rock music concerts in KW from the 1960s and 70s. This 70-minute documentary features interviews with music business pros plus performances by today's musicians. 

  • Rock This Town was produced by Betty Anne Keller (BA '69), who will join us for an exclusive post-screening chat alongside Joe Recchia (BASC '68, MASC '71) and other special guests.

    Step back into Fed Hall and relive the music and memories that made history!

  • Cost: $15.00 Adult/Alumni, $10.00 Current UWaterloo Student, includes a drink ticket and concession voucher

Saturday, June 3, 2023

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Faculty of Health Open House and Tours  - Expansion building

  • Check-in, pick up your name tag and enjoy a coffee and snacks in the Faculty of Health Expansion Building as you visit with fellow alumni and enjoy a relaxed start to the day. 

  • Meet fellow alumni, Dean Lili Liu and faculty members for a reception and hear about recent highlights from the Faculty of Health. 

    Enjoy a tour led by current students around our 3 buildings - B.C. Matthews Hall, Lyle Hallman Institute for Health Promotion, and the new (depending on when you graduated) 56,000 square foot Health Expansion building. Tour departs at 11 a.m.

    Following the tour, join us for lunch celebrating milestone anniversaries and all alumni who have returned to campus. Note: separate registration is required for lunch.

12 p.m. to 2 p.m. - Forever Black and Gold Luncheon and Milestone Anniversary Celebration - Fed Hall

  • Forever Black and Gold Luncheon

    Join us at Fed Hall for a gourmet buffet lunch, interactive activities, displays and live music. Reconnect and mingle with alumni and friends from all faculties and wear or bring along your favourite University of Waterloo clothing or memorabilia for a chance to win great prizes!

  • Milestone Anniversary Celebration
    This event will feature a special celebration for alumni celebrating 25th, 50th, 55th and 60th anniversaries, with an archives display of photos and memorabilia from the milestone years and a celebratory address by University of Waterloo President Vivek Goel.

    Cost: $30.00, includes gourmet buffet lunch and a drink ticket

    There will be halal and vegetarian/vegan options available.

    Presented by TD Insurance Meloche Monnex:

    Featuring: Jones and the Jackpines

    Jones + the Jackpines are an indie trio from Kitchener-Waterloo made up of frontwoman Syd Jones (BSC '20) and her backing musicians Matt Wartman (BSC '07) and Graham Campbell (BA '08, MA '14, RLS). They play a variety of folk, rock, and Canadian indie classics, and originals.

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Anatomy 202, anatomy lab for alumni!

  • Anatomy 202 offers a 2-hour, hands-on, anatomical review session for health care professionals. We welcome new and experienced health care professionals who want to review anatomy using human cadaver donors. Donors have been dissected to demonstrate musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, digestive, and nervous systems. 

    A certificate of completion and an accompanying letter are provided for those who would like to submit for continuing education credits. Lab coats and disposable nitrile gloves will be provided. Masks are encouraged and available. 

    The cost for this course has been waived for alumni attending Alumni Weekend. Space is limited, if you are no longer able to attend please let us know so we can allow others to attend.


We have a variety of locations offering special prices for alumni and guests coming back for Alumni Weekend.

Courtyard Marriott Waterloo St. Jacobs
50 Benjamin Rd E, Waterloo, ON N2V 2J9 (5.1 km)
$154 per night
Call 519-884-9295 for reservations or book directly online
Book before May 3 for guaranteed rate

Homewood Suites by Hilton
45 Benjamin Rd., Waterloo ON, N2V 0C6
One King Studio w/ pull-out couch - $149.00 per night
One King (or Two Queens) One Bedroom suite w/ pull-out couch - $159.00 per night
Plus 4% MAT fee and 13% HST.
Book online:
Select dates and then select "Special Rates" -> "Corporate Account": 0002654995
Book through phone: please call 519-514-0088 and mention the numeric code 0002654995

Hampton Inn and Suites
55 Benjamin Rd., Waterloo ON, N2V 0C6
Standard 1King/2Queen Rooms - $139.00 + Tax
Studio 1 King/2Queen Suites - $149.00 + Tax
Plus 4% MAT and 13% HST
Online booking:
Under Special Rates-Corporate ID 0002654995
Phone: 519-514-0090 mentioning that you have a corporate number : 0002654995

Alumni discount at W Store

Celebrate in style with the W Store's wide selection of Waterloo Alumni branded apparel, swag and gifts! Shipping available worldwide. Enjoy exclusive savings in store on June 2 and 3, 2023 when you spend $75 (before taxes) and receive $10 off your purchase.

Custom UWaterloo Jackets, grad rings and course materials are excluded from this offer. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer/promotion. 

Who's coming?

Check to see who's registered here!

Helpful hints

Campus maps, directions, and parking 

Campus parking 
Complimentary parking will be available on Saturday, June 3, 2023 in parking lots A, B, L, M, N, Q, R and W. 

Lots M and R are recommended for easy access to our events.

Dress code 
Events are casual.

Other things to do on campus and tourist information