First-Year Waterloo Orientation runs August 31 - September 7, 2019.
Orientation is your official welcome to the University of Waterloo. During Orientation, you’ll have the opportunity to:
- connect with your future classmates,
- get familiar with campus,
- experience your unique faculty community, and
- learn about what UWaterloo has to offer.
As a Waterloo Warrior, you’re joining a network of current students, alumni, professors, and staff at Canada’s most innovative university. We have activities planned to help you feel right at home!
Learn more about International Orientation
Learn more about Graduate Student Orientation
Learn more about Waterloo Orientation
Orientation is a shared partnership between the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA, formerly Feds), the Student Success Office (SSO), and the six faculties.
- Aug. 15, 2019
With Orientation just around the corner, we hope you are as excited to get here as we are to meet you!
- Aug. 8, 2019
As the start of your journey to UWaterloo gets closer, we are sure you are doing many different things to prepare. From packing your belongings to spending time with loved ones or even eating your favourite meals, we want to see how YOU are getting #UWready!
- Aug. 1, 2019
Starting university can be a little bit intimidating, especially as you make new friends and familiarize yourself with campus. There are lots of ways you can get involved at UWaterloo and we can't wait to share them with you! Not only will this allow you to be a part of a community, but you will get to meet new people and build lifelong friendships.
- Aug. 29 to 31, 2019
International Orientation is the weekend before First-Year Orientation so that you can attend both.
- Aug. 30, 2019
Join us for Exchange and Study Abroad Orientation if you are:
- an exchange student, or
- a study abroad student, and
- you are starting your exchange at Waterloo in September 2019.
- Aug. 30, 2019