Declaring your Psychology Major (Current UWaterloo students)

Students at the University of Waterloo are not admitted directly to the psychology major during their first year (1A / 1B). Students are first admitted to their Faculty (either Science or Arts) and are admitted to the psychology major after first year.

Winter 2019 Psych Major Info Session  

  • Wednesday March 13, 10:30-11:50 am in EV2 2002 or
  • Thursday March 14, 2:30-3:50 pm in PAS 2083

Please attend one of these information sessions to learn more about Psychology and how to become a Psych Major.  Topics covered will include: 

  • features of psychology programs,
  • admission requirements for all psychology programs (regular system of study and co-op)
  • samples of co-op positions (for those in the co-op system of study only)
  • course requirements and course selection,
  • plans following graduation,
  • experiences and opportunities, etc.

    Admission decisions for Psychology applicants:

    You will receive an email from the Psychology Undergraduate advisor notifying you if you were accepted into the Psychology program.

    We will continue to consider applications for the Psychology Major from current UWaterloo students until the second week of classes for any term.

    Official student e-mail address policy

    Frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding admission decisions for Arts or Science students.


    Questions? Ask the Psychology Advisor!

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    Last updated: February 11, 2019