Welcome to The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion

Hello and thank you for stopping by!

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.

Our offices are currently located in the Commissary (COMS) building next to the safety office.

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.

Policy 33

  1. Mar. 20, 2019LGBTQ+ Making Spaces workshopLGBTQ+ Making Spaces March 20

    Participants will learn more about gender identity/expression, sexual identity, homophobia, heterosexism, bi-phobia, transphobia and how these intersect with other identities. 

  2. Apr. 5, 2019Part 1: "You Don't Know What You Don't Know" presented by Ela Smith

    The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion is pleased to have Ela Smith present, "You Don't Know What You Don't Know", a two-part workshop taking place on Friday April 5th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm and Friday May 3rd from 1:00pm - 4:00pm in the General Services Complex (GSC) Room 1151.

  3. Apr. 17, 2019LGBTQ+ Making Spaces workshopLGBTQ+ Making Spaces April 17

    Participants will learn more about gender identity/expression, sexual identity, homophobia, heterosexism, bi-phobia, transphobia and how these intersect with other identities. 

All upcoming events