Resources and Services

Campus Resources

The University of Waterloo has several campus resources, services, and opportuntities available. Below is a sampling of these resources. For a full list, please visit the University of Waterloo offices and services web page.

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Brief Description of service
AccessAbility Services
  • Provides services, support, and academic accommodations for UWaterloo students who have a permanent disability as well as those with a temporary disability.
Athletics and Recreation
  • Varsity sports, intramural and sports clubs, aquatics, first aid, conditioning, fitness and wellness, equipment loans, facility hours.
Centre for Teaching Excellence
  • Provides workshops, small-group practice teaching sessions (microteaching), classroom observations and other sessions that help prepare graduate students at uWaterloo for their teaching roles.
  • Certificate programs: Fundamentals of University Teaching, Certificate in University Teaching, Certificate in University Language Teaching.
Counselling Services
  • Offers several resources to support students, including coping skills seminars, workshops, therapy groups, individual appointments, mental health training, etc.
Federation of Students
  • The undergraduate student union at the University of Waterloo which is run by students and driven by students
  • Represents students by a number of elected student postions for the Students' Council, Board of Directors, and Feds Executive.
  • FEDS missions is to serve, empower, and represent the undergraduate students of the University of Waterloo

Health Services (for individual students)

Health Services (Family Health Clinic - for students with families)

  • Health Services provides primary medical care for all registered UWaterloo students.
  • UWaterloo Family Health clinic provides registered students, their spouses and children medical care.
  • Locations and hours, borrowing services, special and archival collections, equipment loans, study space, photocopying and scanning, research data management, open access scholarly journal publishing, etc.
Student Success Office (SSO)
  • Writing help, study skills, tutoring, international and entrepreneurship support
Writing and Communication Centre
  • Develop your scholarly voice, build strategies for tackling your research paper, article, presentation, thesis or dissertation.
  • Writing appointments, tutorials, drop-in sessions, writing groups, workshops, English speaking and writing practice

Other resources

The Religious Studies department offers various resources and services to its students and alumni. The following links will take you to some of these resources as well as some useful external websites: