Human Resources at Waterloo

Our mission

Delivering professional, employee-focused services with integrity.

Our service commitments

We are committed to providing services that are relevant, timely, and consistent. When providing services to you, we will be approachable, responsive, and supportive.

Our vision 2020

Human Resources is recognized as a valued strategic partner to our clients by providing relevant, best in class, innovative services that support the goal of becoming a destination of choice for talented and engaged employees.


  1. May 17, 2019Resolved: Mac & mobile device issue

    *this issue has now been resolved. You can now view salary advices using Mac and mobile devices

    NOTICE: We are currently investigating an issue with viewing the Faculty and Staff Salary Increase Advices on mobile devices and in Safari (Mac default browser). Mac users should open advices in Google Chrome and mobile device users should use a laptop or desktop until we find a resolution. 

  2. May 1, 2019Workday Pop-up

    Do you need help with Workday? Human Resources will be visiting each faculty to to assist with onboarding for new student hires (co-ops and graduate research/graduate teaching assistants) and any inquiries related to the system. Drop by our Pop-up between 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. for assistance.

  3. Apr. 9, 2019Important information for graduate students beginning employment in May 2019

    All new graduate student employees will be required to complete the onboarding process in Workday, which includes setting up banking information for direct deposit. The onboarding process needs to be completed as soon as possible to ensure that pay can be issued at the end of each month. Graduate students who have completed onboarding in a previous term will be prompted to verify or update their information. If you need assistance, please contact hrhelp@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 35935.

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  1. July 11, 2019Accessibility Photo Shoot

    Human Resources is looking for volunteers to participate in an Accessibility Photo Shoot on July 11, 2019. Photos will be used for marketing, training, website, and print materials to showcase a diverse population and better represent our campus community. Interested volunteers are invited to sign up on our registration form.

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