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