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Fall Orientation is Sunday, September 3 to Saturday, September 9 with classes starting September 7. 

Orientation is for all incoming students (first year, international, out of province and Americanexchange/study abroadtransfer and graduate students). 

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

  1. July 26, 2017Environment 101 Day

    Environment 101 Day is a one-day, free program for all incoming Environment students and their parents or family members. Register on Portal. ​​

  2. Sep. 1 to 3, 2017International Orientation

    Programming for international student takes place Friday, September 1 to Sunday, September 3.

    This is the weekend before Waterloo Orientation so that you can also attend Waterloo Orientation. 

  3. Sep. 3, 2017Out-of-province/ American Orientation

    Out-of-province and American Orientation takes place on Sunday, September 3. 

    ​This one-day program provides students from across Canada and the U.S. with information about their health insurance options and financial aid, helps them connect with peers, and gain a better understanding of academic expectations and student life at Waterloo.

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