Welcome

Winter Orientation is Saturday, January 5 and Friday, January 11.

Orientation is your official welcome to campus. During Orientation, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with peers and to see the best that UWaterloo has 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 activities to help you feel right at home.

  1. Nov. 1, 2018Winter Orientation is Saturday, January 5 and Friday, January 11.

    Winter Orientation is Saturday, January 5 and Friday, January 11. Classes begin on Monday, January 7, 2019.

  2. Sep. 26, 2018Fall Orientation 2018 - By the numbers

    On behalf of all those involved, thank you for participating in Fall Orientation 2018. Whether you participated as a new student, parent or family member, volunteer, staff, or faculty, we hope you enjoyed Orientation. Fall Orientation 2018 was a collaboration of several campus partners including the Federation of Students (Feds), Graduate Student Association (GSA), the Student Success Office (SSO), all six faculties, Housing and Residences, and more. 

  3. Aug. 31, 2018Fall Orientation: Welcoming our newest WarriorsStudents checking-in at Waterloo Orientation.

    A message from the Student Success Office and the Federation of Students

    Fall brings a special sense of excitement to campus as more than 9,000 incoming students get to know their new home at the University of Waterloo. A key piece of this time of discovery is Orientation, which starts today with International Orientation and continues through to Saturday, September 8.

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