Independent Studies

The Independent Studies program closed to new and re-admissions in 2015.

The IS office is permanently closed as of August 31, 2016.

IS courses are no longer available as elective credits.

Current IS students can contact the Arts Undergraduate Office ( for support and advisement.

Thank you to all of the alumni, students, course supervisors, thesis supervisors, support staff, academic advisors, program directors and other supporters for your contributions to the honourable, innovative and colourful history of Independent Studies and Integrated Studies at the University of Waterloo.


Important IS Dates

Administrative Musts

Wild journey: the Anne Innis Dagg story

IS Senior Academic Advisor, Anne Innis Dagg was featured on CBC Ideas Wednesday, April 27, 2011 regarding her adventures in South Africa.

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