Map and directions

Directions to the University of Waterloo

See the campus map.

University of Waterloo is located in the City of Waterloo in southwestern Ontario, about 90 minutes' drive west of Toronto or three hours east of Windsor-Detroit.

From Highway 401

  • Take exit 278 (from Toronto) or exit 278B (from London) to Highway 8 West Kitchener/Waterloo.
  • Follow the signs for 85 North to Waterloo/7 East to Guelph.
  • Follow the signs to 85 North. Keep left; do not exit on 7 East (Victoria Street and Guelph).
  • Exit at University Avenue West (immediately after the exit for University Avenue East).
  • The University of Waterloo is at University Avenue and Seagram Drive.
  • Turn right into the campus at Seagram Drive.
  • Turn left onto Ring Road, and follow Ring Road until you drive past Federation Hall.
  • Complimentary parking for Math Faculty Awards Ceremony guests is available in Lot R, on the left-hand side.

Information about parking

If you arrive between 5:15 pm and 6:15 pm on the day of the ceremony, you may park at Lot R for free, and stay until the end of the ceremony. There will be no in and out privileges.

Inform the parking attendant that you are there for the Math Faculty Awards Ceremony.

Guests arriving from the Columbia Street West Entrance (north entrance) should turn right onto Ring Road, and Lot R will be immediately on the your right; Federation Hall will be a short walk west.