As a student, faculty member, or staff member of the University of Waterloo, you have rights and responsibilities that are guided by various policies, regulations and legislations

Below, is information about the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Within the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the University of Waterloo is seen as a service provider, and thus is committed to the implementation of the underlying  principles of the Act. Below you will find resources and information about your rights under the AODA, and how you can learn more about disability related accommodations at the University of Waterloo.

The Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) is legislation that protects people in Ontario from discrimination and harassment, and that includes within organizations like the University of Waterloo. As a student, faculty member, or staff, you have the right to be free from discrimination. Below are resources about your rights under the OHRC, and you will also find information about additional resources, learning tools, and supports.