Important dates 2020

Current students

Terms and deadlines Fall 2020       Winter 2021 Spring 2021
Undergrad Residence application available

November 22, 2019 (upper-year)

February 1, 2020 (first-year)

July 28, 2020 (upper-year)

July 28, 2020 (first-year)

October 29, 2020 (upper-year)

TBD (first-year)

Exchange residence application available April 2, 2020 October 5, 2020 January 29, 2021
Graduate, Exchange graduate, & Optometry application available March 26, 2020 August 7, 2020 November 26, 2020
Family wait list available April 2, 2020 TBD TBD
Undergrad Move-in TBD January 2 and 3, 2021 TBD
International Arrival TBD January 2 and 3, 2021 TBD
Move-out See move-out page for details See move-out page for details See move-out page for details
Early-Arrival form No early arrival form for Fall 2020. Please see move-in page for more details. TBD See move-in details
Late-Arrival Form July 16, 2020 TBD TBD
Main Office Holiday Closure

September 7, 2020 - Labour Day

October 12, 2020 - Thanksgiving

December 24, 2020 through January 2, 2020

January 1, 2021 - New Year's Day

February 15, 2021 - Family Day

April 2, 2021 - Good Friday

May 24, 2021 - Victoria Day

July 1, 2021 - Canada Day

August 2, 2021 - Civic Holiday

Prospective first-year students (Fall 2020)

 
Timeframe Details

June 1

Residence Community Ranking Form (RCRF) closes at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

June 2

Fall vacancy (waiting list) application opens at 9 a.m. for those who miss the residence guarantee

June 25

If you selected Waterloo Residences as your community of choice, you will receive an email from us to complete a residence preference form.

June 25-July 2

Waterloo Residences Preference Form due by 11:59 p.m. EDT

July 2

University of Waterloo Email address available. Be sure to activate your account by visiting https://uwaterloo.ca/email

Week of July 21

First-year residence contract offers begin. Be sure to check your uwaterloo.ca email address

July 16

Early and Late arrival forms available

August

Residence placements continue for some first-year students

TBD

International arrival program for residence

TBD

Fall move-in begins for student residences.