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.

Meetings

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.

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20 January 18 January 17 January
24 February cancelled 22 February 28 February
23 March 30 March 22 March 28 March
20 April 19 April 18 April
19 May (Tuesday) 17 May 16 May
15 June 21 June 20 June
21 September 20 September 19 September
19 October 18 October 17 October
16 November 15 November 21 November
21 December 20 December 19 December