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Accessibility at Waterloo

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Waterloo's commitment

The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier free accessibility for persons with disabilities studying, visiting and/or working at Waterloo.

Multi-Year Accessibility Plan (MYAP)

Cover of the Multi-Year Accessibility PlanBuilding upon a commitment to promote equitable opportunities for all individuals, the MYAP has been created to enhance, formalize and make public many of our current and proposed accessibility practices. This on-going initiative guides the strategies and actions to meet Waterloo’s obligation for creating an accessible environment under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and within Policy 58: Accessibility. Download the Multi-Year Accessibility Plan 2018-2022 (PDF).

The Principles of Inclusivity

The Principles of Inclusivity were created to acknowledge, communicate, and promote an understanding of the complexity and uniqueness of the University of Waterloo’s campus community, presenting the ideals by which campus members should engage one another – with respect, sensitivity, and fairness. View the Principles of Inclusivity on Organizational & Human Development's website.

Mandatory training

All University of Waterloo employees whether full-time, part-time, or contract are required to complete the Accessibility Training

Website & campus accessibility feedback

We welcome your feedback on campus accessibility and our website. Please let us know if you experience any barriers or have suggestions to improve your experience.

Individuals may also connect with any Accessibility Committee member regarding opportunities for improvement around accessibility, or to provide general feedback.