Human Resources has begun a staged return to in-person office activities to support Waterloo employees during the return to campus. Our current hours of reception will be from 10am-3pm, Monday to Thursday, with a drop box available on closed hours/days as well.  If you have any inquiries, or need assistance, please contact

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. July 5, 2022Minor Revisions to Policy 6, Vacation Staff

    A message from Human Resources 

  2. June 20, 2022Suspending our mask requirement on June 30

    A message from Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor and James W. E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost

  3. June 2, 2022Waterloo's new disconnecting from work guideline

    A message from James W.E. Rush, Vice President Academic & Provost

    In 2021 the Ontario government passed Bill 27, which changed the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and requires employers including the University to prepare and implement a written “policy” for all employees on disconnecting from work.

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