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Program Information

Wondering about courses, co-op, careers, student experience, further education, or applying? We're here to help!

Not sure which engineering program(s) interest you? Call the Engineering Info Line, 519-888-4567, ext. 30309 or, e-mail us at the following link.

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You'll have the chance to talk to one of our current Engineering students about the Engineering program, Co-op experiences, academics and what it's like to be a student at the University of Waterloo! Sign up here!

*Please include your first and last name and Waterloo student ID number if you have one.

First-Year Students

First-year academic advisors can assist with all academic counselling for all students in their first year of engineering. To book an appointment in person, please visit the Engineering Undergraduate Studies Office in E2 1772, or telephone 519-888-4761.

*Virtual meetings are held through MS Teams.

Please contact Counselling Services to book a virtual appointment at this time. At times academic issues may get confused with personal problems (relationship issues, death in the family, etc.). You can visit the Engineering Undergraduate Studies Office (E2 1772) to book an appointment with an Engineering Counsellor, or call 519-888-4761 if you are off campus.

Students wishing to transfer to Engineering from another faculty can contact For more information see program transfers.

*Virtual meetings are held through MS Teams.

Upper-Year Students

The Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering department has a centralized approach for advising. Students are encouraged to reach out to Mechanical Advising and Mechatronics Advising as the primary point of contact for any inquiries and the advisors will distribute questions as necessary.

Mechanical Engineering (2A and up) Mechatronics Engineering (2A and up)
Bill Owen (Associate Chair) Derek Wright (Director)
Marisa Buettel (UG Advisor/Coordinator) Liz Skibicki (UG Advisor/Coordinator)

Graduate Students

Graduate advisors can assist with all academic counselling for all graduate students.

Dr. Cecile Devaud, Associate Chair, Graduate Studies
phone: (519) 888-4567 x36094
office: E7 3322
Jian Zou, Graduate Administrator, PhD Program, Graduate Studies
phone: (519) 888-4567 x32019
fax: (519) 885-5862

Karen Schooley, Graduate Administrator, MASc Program, Graduate Studies
phone: (519) 888-4567 x33385
fax: (519) 885-5862

TBD, Graduate Admissions and Recruitment Administrator
phone: (519) 888-4567