Student success

Academic integrity

To create and promote a culture of academic integrity, the behaviour of all members of the University of Waterloo is based on honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility.

All members of the University of Waterloo community are expected to hold to the highest standard of academic integrity in their studies, teaching, and research. Further details on Academic Integrity are found on the UW Undergraduate Calendar. 

In addition, the Office of Academic Integrity’s website contains detailed information on the University's policy for students and faculty. This site explains why academic integrity (AI) is important and how students can avoid academic misconduct. It also identifies resources available on campus to help achieve academic integrity in and out of the classroom.

Student support

The university offers various student support services across campus to assist students in a variety of areas.

Service Description
Academic Advisor - HRM The HRM academic advisor is available to assist with course planning, program requirements, and a variety of other needs related to the HRM program
Academic Advisors - Department/Faculty Academic advisors are available to assist with course planning and a variety of other needs
Ask ARTS Alumni The ask ARTS alumni online mentorship program connects current students in the Faculty of Arts with successful ARTS alumni.  It allows students to have their career related questions answered by alumni with a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Counselling Services Counselling Services in Needles Hall offers free confidential counseling (group and individual) and consultation for students.
Study Skills Workshops Workshops offered through Counselling services assist students in a variety of areas including study skills, anxiety, procrastination, preparing for exams, and stress reduction.
Health Services Health Services provides services including the student medical clinic, occupational health, mental health, nutrition services, and health education including the Personal Best Program, which assist students with promoting and maintaining overall health and wellness.
Tutoring in residence The living learning program offers tutoring in residence for a variety of courses on a weekly basis.
AccessAbility Services AccessAbility Services promotes access to programs, services, and facilities for students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors with permanent or temporary disabilities. The office provides information to students, academic accommodations, and various support services.
Career Services

The Centre for Career Development offers services including various resources, workshops, events and individual appointments for students. Appointments can be made for the following: résumé and cover letter critique, career exploration and decision making including job search advice, mock interviews for jobs and professional school, and assistance with grad/professional school process and review.

Student Success Office

From success coaching to a writing centre, the University of Waterloo's Student Success Office offers various initiatives and programs to promote continued student success and an improved overall student experience.

You can find them on the second floor of South Campus Hall, and drop by or contact the Student Success Office with any comments or questions.

Academic information