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Fall Orientation is Sunday, September 2 to Saturday, September 8. Classes begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018.

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.

Registration opens July 2018.


Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@UWOrientation), Facebook, Snapchat (@UofWaterloo), and Instagram (@UWaterlooLife) for Orientation updates and a look at life at Waterloo.

  1. June 4, 2018Residence deadline extended to June 11 at 9 a.m.

    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. 

  2. Feb. 26, 2018Spring Orientation is Monday, April 30 to Friday, May 4.

    Spring Orientation is Monday, April 30 to Friday, May 4. Classes begin on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

  3. Feb. 26, 2018Fall Orientation 2018 Dates Announced

    The countdown is on to Fall Orientation. Whether you're a first-year student getting ready to begin your university career or a graduate student looking for information about campus, we have programming for you. Explore our event schedule to learn more. 

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  1. July 7, 2018Applied Health Sciences 101 Day

    Applied Health Sciences (AHS) 101 Day is a free event for new undergraduate AHS students and their families, to get familiar with the University of Waterloo. Join us on Saturday, July 7, 2018 to find the path to success during your first year at Waterloo. Registration for AHS 101 Day opens June 1, 2018.

    • July 7, 2018Engineering 101 Day

      Engineering 101 Day is free event for all incoming undergraduate Engineering students and their parents or family members. Join us on Saturday, July 7, 2018 to find the path to success during your first year at Waterloo. Registration for Engineering 101 Day opens June 1, 2018. 

    • July 11, 2018Science 101 Day

      Science 101 Day is a free event for all incoming first-year Science students and their families. Join us on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to find the path to success at Waterloo. Registration opens June 1, 2018.

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