Out-of-province and American Orientation schedule

Time Session
8:30 – 9:30am Registration - Science Teaching Complex (STC) Main Foyer
9:30 – 10:15am

Welcome to Waterloo - STC 1012 and STC 0060

Learn more about the University of Waterloo, Warrior Pride and resources available to you from upper year peers

10:15 – 11:15am

Classroom 101 - STC 1012 and STC 0060

Curious about what the university classroom will be like? This session will look at what you can expect academically at the University of Waterloo.

11:15 – 11:30am



Transition time


11:30 – 12:15pm

Explore Waterloo Region (Out-of-Province) - STC 1012 and STC 0060

Your upper year peers will explore some highlights from the Region of Waterloo.

International Advising Session
(American) - Federation Hall

Learn about your permits, visas, health insurance and services on campus to support you.

12:15 – 1:00pm


STC Upper and Lower Foyer

1:00 – 2:00pm

Conquer Campus

(Students) - STC 1012 and STC 0060

In small groups, you have the chance to get to know your new campus and the resources available.

Parent Orientation

(Family Members) - Physical Activities Complex (PAC)

This is your opportunity to gain useful tips and strategies to help your student transition to university life.

2:15pm Transition time
2:30 – 3:30pm

Family Send-Off - Federation Hall

Before you head home, students and families are invited to celebrate the start of your student’s university career

3:30 – 4:30pm Check-In for Orientation - Student Life Centre (SLC)