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. 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.

  2. Mar. 29, 2019Workday changes as of April 1st

    Since the launch of Workday, we have continued to improve our processes and the support we provide to enhance your experience. Here are some changes that will be effective April 1st.

  3. Mar. 7, 2019Waterloo recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers

    For the second year in a row, the University of Waterloo has received a Canada’s Best Diversity Employer award. In early March, representatives from Human Resources, Organizational & Human Development and the Equity Office accepted the award at a ceremony in Toronto.

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  1. Apr. 23, 2019SEE Canada Grant Info Session 2

    Join the SEE Canada Selection Committee for an information session with a brown bag lunch to learn more about the SEE Canada Grant for professional development. Register for the SEE Canada Grant Information Session 2 here.

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