Welcome to The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion

Our team strives to create a safe, welcoming space for students, staff and faculty to discuss concerns and seek guidance. 

  • Having trouble with a class-mate? Connect with us.
  • Worried about something your boss said or did? Connect with us.
  • Have you experienced, or been impacted by, unwanted comments or contact of a sexual nature? Connect with us.

We also collaborate to improve our campus community with training and education, great events and awesome promotions. 

  • Have an idea about how to improve equity on campus? Let's chat.
  • Want to get involved to create a safer, more inclusive campus? Let's chat.

Learn more about how we can help:

The University of Waterloo desires to create an environment that supports, nurtures, and rewards its members on the basis of such relevant factors as work performance and achievement. Discrimination and harassment are not conducive to this environment.

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  1. Oct. 23, 2019Men's Circle - Hosted by Engineering
    October Men's Circle

    Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

  2. Nov. 6, 2019Diversity and Intersectional Equity Matters in Canadian Universities by Dr. Malinda Smith
    Dr Malinda Smith

    Thirty years after employment equity programs were first introduced into the academy, this talk provides an unfiltered account of where the academy has succeeded and where challenges remain, particularly as it relates to racial justice, disability justice and decolonization. Dr. Malinda Smith will present her latest research and explore where we go from here to achieve equity.

  3. Nov. 21, 2019Men's Circle - Hosted by Science
    November Men's Circle

    Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

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