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. Nov. 7, 2019The University achieves Gold in Excellence Canada’s Excellence, Innovation and Wellness Standard

    The University of Waterloo has achieved Gold certification in Excellence Canada's Excellence, Innovation and Wellness (EIW) program, which recognizes the University for its exceptional organizational and workplace practices.

  2. Oct. 9, 2019Employee Accessibility Training to be updated

    Employee Accessibility Training to be updated

    The University’s employee accessibility training is currently being revised to include updates to both our own accessibility initiatives and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  3. July 31, 2019Workday Information Sessions

    In preparation for the upcoming Fall 2019 start of term, HR will host multiple information sessions for one-time payments, hiring, and onboarding to support start of term activities. These sessions will focus on end-to-end processes including updates on enhancements to each process. Please visit the Workday website for more information or to register for a session.

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