The structure and powers of Senate are spelled out in the University of Waterloo Act, 1972 and include the power to enact bylaws and establish committees and councils.

Current Senate members and their terms of office and constituencies.


Senate meetings are normally held at 3:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month, except in February and March when the meetings are held on the fourth Monday of those months, and the Senate Executive Committee meetings are normally held on the first Monday of each month. Senate does not usually meet in July and August.

2022 2023
17 January 16 January
28 February 27 February
28 March 27 March
18 April 17 April
16 May 15 May
20 June 19 June
19 September 18 September
17 October 16 October
21 November 20 November
19 December 18 December