Orientation is your official welcome to campus. During Orientation, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with peers, get to know the City of Waterloo and see the best that your faculty and UWaterloo have to offer.
As a Waterloo Warrior, you’re joining a community of current students, alumni, professors and staff at Canada’s most innovative university, and we have events and programs to help you feel right at home.
- July 4, 2018
- June 4, 2018
The deadline to complete the Residence Community Ranking Form has been extended from June 1 to June 11 by 9:00 a.m. EDT.
Living in residence means becoming part of a great community, with support to help make your transition to University life as smooth as possible. You have the choice of living in one of Waterloo Residences five first-year residences, or at one of Waterloo’s University Colleges. Residence is guaranteed for all incoming first-year students.
- Feb. 26, 2018
Spring Orientation is Monday, April 30 to Friday, May 4. Classes begin on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
- July 25, 2018
September is just around the corner and we bet you have a few questions about graduate life at Waterloo. On Wednesday, July 25 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. EDT, you’ll have the chance to connect with current grad students via a live, online chat. This chat is your opportunity to ask questions, get to know your peers, and learn about important resources available to you at Waterloo.
- July 26, 2018
Environment 101 Day is a free event for all incoming undergraduate Environment students and their families. Join us on Thursday, July 26, 2018 to find the path to success during your first year at Waterloo. Registration opens June 1, 2018.
- Aug. 31 to Sep. 2, 2018
This is the weekend before Waterloo Orientation so that you can also attend Waterloo Orientation.