You've been accepted to the University of Waterloo!


You've been accepted to the University of Waterloo!

Canada's innovation university will prepare you for success starting on your first day of orientation through graduation — and beyond!

Learning from leading experts in our state-of-the-art facilities, you'll acquire new knowledge, critical thinking skills, and teamwork experience that will serve you well in the workplace. You'll also enjoy unparalleled access to Fortune 500 companies and record-breaking startups as part of our employer database, the largest of any university in the world.

Whether you're participating in Waterloo's co-op program or looking for extracurricular workplace preparation, we'll help you get ready to go beyond ideas and leave your mark on the world.

What can you expect as a Waterloo student?

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Access to a suite of student services, including academic advisors, counsellors, success coaches, and more!

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Get involved in campus by joining any of our 200+ student clubs that run each year.

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You'll find yourself among friends in a city with 50,000+ university and college students.

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Create your impact at Canada's innovation university

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Rocket shipSKILL UPwith hands-on experience that boosts your résumé
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Now, it's your move



You've accomplished a lot to get here. Celebrate the Waterloo way with our curated playlist made for this moment.


Accept your Offer of Admission and become a Warrior.

Review the conditions on your Offer of Admission and accept your offer by June 1, 2023. Be sure to check our vaccination requirements for students.



Reserve your room in residence.

If you plan to live on campus, be sure to reserve your guaranteed spot by June 1, 2023 and pay your $500 non-refundable deposit.


Review your next steps.

Visit our Undergraduate Programs website to see your next steps. Estimate your first-year costs and get tips for international and transfer students.