Policies, procedures & guidelines

Welcome to the University of Waterloo policy website. This website is a repository of the most recent versions of policies, procedures and guidelines with application across the University to our employees, students and visitors. Policies, procedures and guidelines of specific application to an academic unit or academic support unit can be found on the websites of those units.  

Please click on the relevant link below. If you require assistance finding a policy, procedure or guideline, please contact uw.policy@uwaterloo.ca.


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This website is intended to serve as a convenient reference only; the University does not warrant its accuracy, currency or completeness. The authoritative copies of policies, procedures and guidelines are held by the Secretariat bear the seal of the University. In case of discrepancy between the online version and the authoritative copy held by the Secretariat, the authoritative copy shall prevail.

For questions about this website, a specific policy, procedure or guideline, or how to initiate or amend a policy, procedure or guideline, please email uw.policy@uwaterloo.ca.