Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Lunch and Learn Sessions presented by Homewood Health

Homewood Health is coming to campus to host a lunch and learn session for employees who are interested in learning more about the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP). Topics to be covered include:

Friday, January 31, 2020

Coronavirus updates

You can get the most current information from the University’s new coronavirus website, which contains public health information and other useful links.

 Previous updates are available on the Campus Wellness website. We have posted updates on:

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

University issues coronavirus second update

"I want to provide a further update on how the University is monitoring the ongoing coronavirus situation, share some important public health reminders as well as a summary of some common questions we are hearing," says a memo by Sandra Banks, vice-president, university relations, which was circulated to the University community yesterday. "A team of stakeholders from across campus meets regularly to monitor and respond to the current situation and we will continue to issue communication to keep the campus community aware of the latest developments.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

2019 Staff performance appraisals: Due March 13, 2020

Staff performance appraisal season is now upon us. Please ensure that you review, document and discuss your performance for 2019 with your manager. Your performance appraisal should include a meaningful discussion that highlights your accomplishments in 2019 and goals for 2020.


January to February*

Staff and managers meet to discuss performance and review the performance appraisal form.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Lunch and Learn Session presented by Great-West Life: Understanding your benefits

Great-West Life is coming to campus on January 30th, February 3rd and February 7th to host lunch and learn sessions for plan members who are interested in learning more about their healthcare benefits.

Topics to be covered:

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Benefit Changes Effective January 1, 2020

The Pension & Benefits Committee has reviewed the maxima corresponding with retiree life, extended health, and dental benefit provisions and approved the following changes effective January 1st, 2020:



Previous maxima

New maxima

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

HR Reception closure - December 19th

The Human Resource office will be closed on Thursday, December 19th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a full staff meeting. The HR reception desk will be closed during this time. Normal operations will resume at 1:30 p.m

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

HR Reception closure

The Human Resource office will be closed on Monday, December 2nd from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for a full staff meeting. The HR reception desk will be closed during this time. Normal operations will resume at 10:30 a.m.

If you have any questions please contact hrhelp@uwaterloo.ca

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The 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.