University COVID-19 update

The University of Waterloo is constantly updating our most Frequently Asked Questions.

Questions about buildings and services? Visit the list of Modified Services.

Please note: The University of Waterloo is closed for all events until further notice.

Privacy and Retention Policies

Retention schedules of interest to Grad TAs are as follows:

Policy for records storage and disposal for both hard copy and electronic files can be found online.

Teaching Assistants must use their assigned University of Waterloo email when:

  • Communicating with a student
  • Communicating with any University of Waterloo employee pertaining to a student

If a TA receives an email from a student’s personal email address the TA must reply to the email instructing the student to resend the email from their University of Waterloo account.

For help with privacy protection issues and questions, the University Privacy Officer is: Kathy Winter, ext 36101.

For help with records management issues and questions, the University Records Manager is: Chris Halonen, ext. 38284.