Welcome to the Geospatial Centre

The Geospatial Centre is an inviting hub which provides cartographic and Geographic Information System (GIS) services to the University of Waterloo community. Services include reference, workshops, and access to GIS and remote sensing data.

Students, faculty, and staff have access to digital and printed maps, GIS technology, aerial photographs, and more.

The Geospatial Centre is located in the Dana Porter Library, 3rd floor, room 328.

  1. Apr. 17, 2018City of Kitchener: 2017 orthoimagery

    Received from the City of Kitchener, 2017 orthoimagery. The full colour (3 bands) mosaic is in Mr.SID format, 12 cm resolution. Projection is NAD_1983_UTM_17N.


  2. Apr. 11, 2018City of Kitchener: 2017 data update

    Received from the City of Kitchener, 2017 data updates including bridge, edge of pavement, impervious area, planning intensification area, property unit location, road island, double line street, and zoning.


  3. Jan. 12, 2018City of Waterloo 2017 data update

    Received from the City of Waterloo 2017 data updates, including new data files for district plans, surficial geology, soils and major active transit interest routes.


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Our hours (Winter Term)

January 2nd - April 24th





Monday -Thursday

8:30 - 6:00 10:00-12:00 1:30-4:30
Friday 8:30 - 4:30 10:00 - 12:00 1:30 - 4:30
Weekend closed closed

Our hours (Spring Term)

April 25th -


Hours  open

Monday- Friday

8:30 - 4:30

10:00-12:00  1:30 - 4:30
Weekend closed closed

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