Waterloo Residences acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of the 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.
Getting around campus and Waterloo is pretty easy - don't worry, you'll find lots of options to suit your lifestyle!
Walk or bike
All residences are located within walking distance of the centre of campus. If you choose to bike, there are various bike racks throughout our residence buildings and on campus.
All UWaterloo students receive free, unlimited usage of the Grand River Transit bus system in the Kitchener-Waterloo region, with a valid WatCard.
Want to travel beyond Kitchener-Waterloo? Here are some other options for you:
Bringing a vehicle to campus? You will need to purchase a parking pass through Parking Services
Visitor parking is available in several coin entry and “Pay and Display” lots across campus. Visit the Parking Services website to find out which lots are available for visitors.
Parking regulations on campus are in effect 24/7 and are strictly enforced.