Welcome to Waterloo

We're excited that you've chosen to become a student in the Faculty of Mathematics at Waterloo. We're working hard behind the scenes to finalize plans for September 2022 and we'll note any important updates here.

Some advice for our newest mathies

Remote video URL

Fall 2022 Course Selection Webinar

If you were not able to join us for one of the Course Selection Webinar sessions then you can access a recording of one of the sessions here.

Countdown to Waterloo

Please review this timeline of deadlines and important dates. Please note that dates/deadlines are subject to change.

  1. 2022
    1. Jun
      1. Accept your offer by June 1

        June 1, 2022, is the last day to accept your offer and begin studies in Fall (September) 2022.

      2. Submit your application for Campus Housing by June 1

        Submit the Residence Community Ranking Form and non-refundable deposit by June 1, 2022, at 11.59 pm EDT. The form is the first step in the housing application process for the University of Waterloo.

        There are opportunities for Math students to participate in Living-Learning Communities (LLC): 

      3. Attend a course selection Webinar on June 13 or 14

        Attend a course selection Webinar to answer some of your pressing questions. Sessions on Monday, June 13, are at 8:30 a.m. EDT and at 4:00 p.m. EDT and sessions on Tuesday, June 14 are at 10:00 a.m. EDT and at 1:00 p.m. EDT. You should only attend one Webinar as the content will be the same for each session. An email with a registration link will be sent in early June to all students who have accepted their offers to Math for Fall 2022. 

      4. Fall 2022 course selection begins on June 15

        From 9 a.m. EDT on June 15, 2022, until 4:30 p.m. EDT on June 21, 2022, you will need to select your courses for Fall 2022 and choose which co-op sequence you wish to have (if applicable). Choosing your co-op sequence is first-come-first-served but course selection is not (you just need to complete it by the deadline!)

      5. Fall 2022 course selection ends on June 21

        Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 4.30 pm EDT is the deadline for the course and co-op sequence selection for Fall 2022.

        If you miss this deadline, then you will be able to add courses yourself during the drop/add period from July 21 to September 20, 2022. It may be quite difficult to find classes with space so please be mindful of these deadlines.

    2. Jul
      1. Drop/Add period begins July 21

        You can make changes to your schedule and electives in Quest during your appointment time between July 21 to July 26. Your appointment time is when adding/swapping/dropping courses can be done in Quest. For example, if your appointment time is 9 am on July 24 then you will be blocked from any enrolment activity in Quest until that time. If you miss your appointment time, do not worry as courses can be added, including swapping to a different section of the same course, until 11.59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.

    3. Aug
      1. Be 'Fees Arranged' by August 23

        You need to be 'fees arranged' for your Fall 2022 tuition fees by August 23, 2022. Late fees will begin on August 24, 2022. If you have questions about your tuition fees then contact the Student Centre at askthecentre@uwaterloo.ca

    4. Sep
      1. Happy first day of classes!

        Wednesday, September 7, 2022, is the first day of class for Fall 2022.

      2. Last day to add classes or swap sections is September 20

        Tuesday, September 20, 2022, is the last day for all students to add classes to their schedule and/or swap to a different section of the same class. 

      3. Last day to drop classes with 100% tuition refund is September 27

        Tuesday, September 27, 2022, is the last day to drop classes and receive a 100% tuition refund. Beginning on September 28, 2022, you will receive a WD on your transcript if you decide to drop from a course and a 50% tuition refund for that course. You can find other important dates on the Registrar's Office webpage

Below, you will find links to specific information for these students:

If you have any questions about the information on this web page or about your studies at Waterloo: