Welcome

Waterloo Orientation will run August 31 - September 7, 2019. 

Orientation is your official welcome to campus. During Orientation, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with your future classmates, get to know your 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!

  1. Mar. 18, 2019Spring Orientation Registration is now open!

    Sprint Orientation 2019 registration is now open

    Students beginning their first term at Waterloo this May are encouraged to participate in Spring Orientation. For more information about Spring Orientation, read through our frequently asked questions and review the schedule for May 2019.

  2. Feb. 19, 2019Spring Orientation Dates

    Spring Orientation is Sunday, May 5 and Friday, May 10. Classes begin on Monday, May 6, 2019.

    Spring Orientation is for all incoming exchange/study abroadgraduate, and transfer students.

  3. Jan. 4, 2019Everything you need to know for Winter OrientationStudents talking on a bench outdoors in the winter.

    We're so excited for you to join us at Winter Orientation on January 5 and 11!

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  1. May 5 to 10, 2019Spring Orientation 2019

    This program is for all incoming students (exchange/study abroadtransfer and graduate students). Registration will open in mid-March. Please check back soon!

  2. Aug. 31 to Sep. 7, 2019First-year Orientation

    Registration opens July 2019.

    Join us for first-year Orientation if you are:

    • A Canadian first-year student
    • An international first-year student
    • A Bridge to Academic Success in English (BASE) student
    • An English Language for Academic Studies (ELAS) student

    Please check back in May for more information about this program. 

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