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. 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.

  2. Feb. 25, 2019Multi-year Accessibility Plan published

    The Accessibility Committee has published the Multi-Year Accessibility Plan (MYAP) after engaging in consultation with the University community.

  3. Feb. 7, 2019Workday Support Centre Update

    For the past month, since the launch of Workday, the Workday Support Centre has been busy assisting employees with the transition to the new HR system. In January, we had more than 9000 unique log-ins to Workday.  As of February 11th, support for employees will continue to be available by phone (extension 33000) and email (workday@uwaterloo.ca), however EC1 1004 will no longer serve as a drop-in centre.

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  1. Mar. 26, 2019Understanding the Pension Plan and Planning for Retirement

    Learn more about Waterloo’s pension plan provisions and retirement planning. Employees will have an opportunity to ask questions and get information about programs that impact their pension benefits. Register now.

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