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Maximize Potential Certificate program

The Maximize Potential Certificate program is a great opportunity for students who are thinking about getting involved in Housing’s upper year leadership opportunities such as becoming a Don, a Peer Leaders, or a Front Desk Assistant.

Why should I participate?

Come on out to these free and helpful workshops.

Complete them at any pace, in any residence building, and in any order! 

Here are just a few workshops being offered:

Learn about the co-op process at
UW and the resources available to help you find your first work term. 

Discover the off-campus and upper-year housing options that the region of Waterloo has to offer. Presented by the Off-Campus Housing Office, this session will help answer any questions about living arrangements for second year and beyond.

Learn tips and tricks to get healthy and stay healthy by learning about nutrition and safe exercise practices. 

Learn how to approach reviewing and test-taking more effectively. We will cover a variety of test formats and various strategies for learning and reviewing. 

» Check out the Maximize Potential Certificate program calendar [.pdf] for more details.
CLV and UWP - Contact your Dons about more sessions that will be available in your communities.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us or talk to your Don. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Winter 2015 

Download the Maximize Potential Certificate program calendar [.pdf]


How do I complete this program?

Participants must complete one credit in each of the following categories

  • Health and Wellness
  • Diversity and Inclusivity
  • Community Living
  • Professional Development
  • Academic Development
  • Personal and Leadership Development

A range of programs will be available during both fall and winter terms, allowing students to complete the certificate at their own pace.

Students may complete the credits in any particular order they prefer.

Where can I get more information?

Any questions can be directed via email to

A Maximize Potential management team member will get back to you shortly!