UWSA is happy to have fostered partnerships with the following organizations to bring you savings!
Johnson Inc Insurance
UWSA has been in partnership with Johnson Inc, one of the leading insurance and benefit organizations in Canada, since 1988. You may qualify for exclusive discounts on your home and auto insurance by visiting Johnson Inc or calling 1-877-787-0469.
NOTE: Effective December 31, 2022, Johnson Insurance will no longer be offering Air Miles to policyholders. Please review a letter and FAQ's that may be helpful answering questions about this change.
Please contact the UWSA office for your group promo code.
Medoc Travel Insurance is now available exclusively to UWSA members. Perfect for cross border protection and international travel.
- Multi-trip annual travel insurance plans
- $5,000,000 emergency medical coverage
- Trip cancellation and trip interruption available as an individual or as a family
- Get your online quote or call today
- 1-866-606-3362 or visit www1.johnson.ca/travel-insurance
Johnson Insurance now offers Trip Cancellation & Interruption coverage (PDF) .
Johnson Insurance is pleased to offer 50 scholarships worth $1,000 each to eligible students completing high school in 2021 and starting post-secondary education in the fall of 2021. Since Johnson Insurance is our preferred home and car insurance provider, qualifying children or grandchildren of UWSA are eligible to apply. Deadline to apply is July 15, 2021. For more information or to apply visit their website.
ECU - A Division of WFCU Credit Union
ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union offers a full range of financial services and has partnered with UWSA to co-sponsor our Undergraduate Student Award and Graduate Student Awards.
Goodlife Fitness Club
UWSA has invested in your health & wellness with 30% Savings on all membership types. Offer valid May 7, 2023 to May 7, 2024.
1.FAQ has details about the registration process and common questions.
2. Refer to your PDF UWSA membership card (emailed to you) for your unique identifier number (contact the UWSA office if you cannot locate your number) and then
Falls Avenue Resort
As a UWSA member you have access to a Fall Getaway to Niagara with first-class fallsview accommodations at the #1 rated in Amusement Parks and Water Parks in Canada!
To make reservations and for full terms and conditions, please visit Falls Avenue Resort or call 1-888-234-8407.
Please contact the UWSA office for your group promo code.
UWSA offers Canada's Wonderland discounts to you, through our partnership with Perkopolis. Please see the "Perkopolis" heading below for further information.
Endless Savings & More (ESM)
Download a UWSA version of the ESM App to save on everyday purchases from hundreds of businesses including national chain retailers, service and travel providers. For complete details, view the UWSA Welcome Letter (PDF).
Ontario Science Centre and the Shoppers Drug Mart® OMNIMAX® Theatre
UWSA has joined the Ontario Science Centre's Preferred Partner Program. This program offers a variety of discounted ticketing options for you to choose from, including:
To purchase tickets:
1) Contact the UWSA office for our program discount code.
2) Book your tickets in advance by calling the Ontario Science Centre’s Contact Centre at
416-696-1000 (or toll free at 1-888-696-1110) and quoting the UWSA discount code. Telephone
transaction fee will be waived.
4) Prepaid tickets can be picked up at the Membership Desk or Box Office by presenting the reservation
number and valid association/organization photo ID on the day of visit.
Perkopolis works with companies across Canada to provide the best in employee discounts and programs.
The Perkopolis team is continually sourcing exclusive, high value discounts, rewards and benefits… perks that you desire most!
To gain access to over 1,000 discounts, all you have to do is follow the Perkopolis registration steps (PDF) using your @uwaterloo.ca email address.
Not sure if you want to join? Browse discount partners on their website!
UWSA has partnered with Columbia Sportswear to provide UWSA members with employee pricing on the Columbia Sportswear family of brands, such as: Columbia Sportswear, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna.
UWSA members will be invited to Employee Pricing Sale events three times per year, where UWSA members can bring up to 4 guests per sale.
Notification of upcoming sale dates will be sent to members through the UWSA email address.
Columbia wants you to know that the safety of their employees and shoppers is the number one priority. Below are some of the precautions being taken to ensure safety while in the store:
- Face covering requirements in alignment with provincial guidelines
- Plexiglass dividers at check-in desk and registers
- Hand sanitizer stations
WHAT THE EMPLOYEE STORE HAS TO OFFER:
- EMPLOYEE discount, meaning items are marked with Employee Pricing (Up to 50% off regular retail pricing)
- The latest product from our family of brands (Columbia Sportswear, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear, and prAna)
WHAT TO BRING TO ACCESS THE STORE:
- The invite (printed or shown on mobile phone)
- Work /organization ID (business card, badge, pay-stub, signature of work email, uniform, membership card etc.)
- Personal photo ID
- Email invite is valid for you + 4 guests (you must be present)
- Email invite grants store access only (offer not valid online)
Check your email for event invites. **.
Great Wolf Lodge
UWSA has partnered with Great Wolf Lodge to provide UWSA members with savings on their next stay!
You’re going to love winding down the water slides, dining in of the fantastic restaurants and building family traditions. All of the lodges include a colossal, 84 degree indoor water park, daily activities, spacious family suites and much more.
As a member you can save yo to 25% when you book 2 nights! We assure your stay will be a howling great time!
To take advantage of this offer, simply provide your unique offer code when booking, and present your member ID card sent to you as a PDF or documentation at check-in. Contact the UWSA office to obtain the Great Wolf Lodge promo code.
For more information, visit greatwolf.com or call 866-925-WOLF (9653).
Santa's Village Muskoka's Theme Park
Each January, UWSA members are emailed an electronic copy of their membership card for that calendar year. (Search: Your 2023 UWSA membership card). This digital card, in PDF format, is suitable for saving and displaying on your smartphone or for printing as a wallet size card. Members joining throughout the year will receive an electronic card by email once their registration and dues payment are confirmed. If you are a new member and require your card immediately to take advantage of a discount offer, please contact the UWSA office and we will generate a digital card for you.
Simply show your UWSA card at any of the following businesses below to receive discounted products and services!
|Britton Auto Parts & Industrial Supply||Receive products at wholesale price||135 Lexington Crt. Waterloo||519-885-4360|
|BMW Grand River||
BMW Grand River is offering UWSA members:
|1800 Victoria St N, Kitchener||(519) 747-0269 ext 2246|
Bustard is offering UWSA members who:
Please email Tyler Boles directly for inquiries.
|575 Davenport Road||519- 884-5888|
|Forbes Waterloo Toyota||10% on labour, excluding lube oil & filter and service specials||300 Weber St. N. Waterloo||519-885-2000|
|Good Guyz Garage||$93/hr labour rate ($98 regular)||75 Lodge St. Waterloo||519-885-1321|
|Kitchener Nissan||2% discount on invoices||1069 Victoria St. N Kitchener||519-744-1188|
|Parkway Ford||-2% over factory invoice cost on lease or purchase of new vehicles||455 King St. N Waterloo||519-884-5110|
|Volvo of Waterloo||
4% OFF MSRP for all 2022 V60, S60, XC60, XC90, V90 models and $1,200 OFF MSRP for all XC40 Models.
|533 King Street North, Waterloo||
|Waterloo Nissan||Offers $1,000 off all new Nissan's Graduate Rebate Program Graduates||141 Northfield Dr W, Waterloo||888-452-8556|
Permanent staff are eligible to enrol in Rogers UWaterloo Employee Personal Plans, which are billed to each staff member personally.
While discounts average at 30% off retail cost, plans and offerings are subject to change. Please contact the Rogers representative, Dave O'Connor, for up-to-date details.
Note: Users on an existing corporate account wishing to transfer to a personal plan must contact the UWaterloo Rogers representative, Dave O’Connor .
NEW! Please see the Rogers Promotional Flyer (2022) for further details!
Staff are eligible to enrol in Employee Purchase Plans, which are billed to each staff member personally.
While discounts average at 30% off retail cost, plans and offerings are subject to change. Please see the portal for up-to-date details.
|Review the Portal|
Supwatch Online provides new apple watch replacement bands series 4 3 2 1, cool iphone cases, bags, watches and watch straps for all occasions.
We are happy to offer 25% off to UWSA members.
To make use of this discount, use the website link and enter "S-25%OFF" code at the Shopping Cart Page.
Esource Parts offers all kinds of accessories compatible with Android Smartphone, iPhone, and other iOS devices along with their spare parts and repair services.
Esourceparts offer a flat discount of 5% on cell phone accessories to all the UWSA members.
Use Coupon Code: 5OFFNEW
Address: 401 Traders Blvd East, Unit 9 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4Z 2H8
Get your Corporate Wellness Pass from Crunch Fitness:
For further details see the Crunch Fitness Corporate Wellness Flyer (PDF).
*Please see website for further details regarding the Auto-Debt Membership Option
|663 Belmont Avenue West
Fit Club Discount: $49 for a 21 Day Trial ($100 off) and 10% off on a 6-month commitment OR 20% off on a 12-month commitment.
Price Health: Complimentary First Visit for Chiropractic & Physiotherapy and $5 off each subsequent visit.
|368 Phillip St., Waterloo, ON, N2L 5J1, CA||519-885-5433|
|The Branches Yoga||
25% off your first Course or drop-in Yoga Class Pass. Use promo code UWSTAFF in online store. (One use per person.) See website for course registration or to purchase passes.
15% off subsequent class passes when you show your UWSA card at the front desk.
|44 Queen St S (3rd floor), Kitchener||519-741-9642|
|Benchmark Wellness Clinic||
$10.00 off initial assessment with participating practitioners, including Chiropractor, Massage therapist, Reflexologist, Physiotherapist, Yoga Therapy, Holistic nutritionist. Offer expires Dec. 31, 2020
|420 WEBER STREET N, Suite M, Waterloo, ON, N2L 4E7||519-208-0544|
Gifts & Leisure
Discount audiobooks - up to 95% off - that you can purchase and own with no subscription/membership fees. Use discount code "UWATERLOOSTAFF5" for $5 off your first audiobook.
|1 Broadway, 14th Floor, Cambridge, MA, 02142, USfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Cobblestone Gallery||10% discount||Online only||519-746-5829|
|Neon Marvels Inc.||10% discount using code
|2-7 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON,||email@example.com|
|Heffernan's Jewellery||15% discount||242-2 The Boardwalk, Waterloo||519-886-1680|
|KW Flowers||20% discount||28 Laurel St. Waterloo
460 Frederick St. Kitchener
|Nuri Hair Studio||15% discount||308 King St, N Waterloo||
10% off all leather belts
|7007 52nd Avenue, Kenosha, WI, 53142, USfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sculpt Neon Signs||15% discount||539 W. Commerce St, Dallas, TX, 75208, USemail@example.com|
|METAFLORIST||15% discount||6 Colby Court, Unit 13, Waterloo||519-783-1434|
|Neon Direct||15% discount: promo code UWATERLOO15||17434 Bellflower Blvd, Ste 295, Bellflower, CA, 90706,||
|Printed Memories||10% discount with code WATERLOO10 at checkout||+44 7540 839053|
|Chem-Dry Acclaim||15% on carpet, upholstery & area Persian rug services||61 Arthur St N Elmira||866-488-3832|
|Dog Gone Walking, Home & Cat Care||
Buy 10 Get 1 Free
|461 Aspenwood Place, Waterloo||519-884-9255|
Free bristol under mount sink with any granite or quartz kitchen countertop purchase
25% discount on laminate kitchen or vanity countertop purchases
|149 Manitou Dr. Kitchener||519-894-1991|
|Nannies To The Rescue - Childcare Agency||Nannies To The Rescue is a local-based placement agency providing high-quality homecare. UWSA discount includes $0 referral fee (reg $40) for the first request of an on-call nanny/babysitter.||239 Auburn Dr., # 418, Waterloo||226-666-4387|
|Quiktechnik Painting by Mark D. Jackson||
$1.00/square foot (regular $1.25) of living area floor space
i.e. 10x10 room=$100.00
|Mark D. Jackson & Wayne Hall||519-504-0656|
|Storwell Self Storage||
10% DISCOUNT on your first self-storage unit rental. You can redeem this offer at any of Storwell’s facilities in Scarborough, Etobicoke, and Mississauga by using the promo code “UWSA Storage 10” when speaking to one of the storage representatives.
|300 Evans Avenue, Toronto, ON, M8Z 6C8firstname.lastname@example.org|
True North will shop the market saving you money, time and hassle:
• guaranted lowest rate (OAC) in Canada to your members on a similar fixed rate product or give them $500
|Little Speech Station||10% off initial speech and language consultation (60 minute) which may include an assessment, goal setting, and or sharing of some resources to get you started||
|Copper Branch||10% discount||80 King St S, Waterloo||519-208-5885|
|University Club||10% discount on lunch orders, excluding alcohol||200 University Ave, Waterloo||519-888-4567 ex:33801|
|BOATsmart!||BOATsmart! is Canada's Official boating educator that has certified over 750,000+ individuals with their Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC). Receive 40% off towards your Official BOATsmart! Course, Test and Card. Perfect for all ages and good for life! Contact UWSA office for promo email@example.com||1-877-792-3926|
|Rockway Golf Course||
|625 Rockway Drive, Kitchener||519-741-2949|
|River Edge Golf Club||10% Discount||245 Edgehill Dr. Preston||519-650-1381|
|Doon Valley Golf Course||
|500 Doon Valley Dr., Kitchener||519-741-2949|
|Runner's Choice||10% discount off regular priced merchandise||255 King St, N. Waterloo||519-884-5361|
|MyBoatCard.com||50% Discount on your Ontario Boating License (Pleasure Craft Operator Card).
Boating License never expires. Valid Nationwide.
UWSA Member Price: $19.50 ( Regular price $39)
Contact UWSA office for promo code.
Association of University Business Offices)
|5 - 50% off||
The University of Waterloo is an affiliated member of CAUBO. CAUBO offers UW staff chain-wide discounts at number of hotels across Canada, including:
|Visit their website for a complete list of available hotels, discounts and details on how to book your stay.|
|Enterprise & National Car Rentals||Corporate discounts available (varies by rental). Please contact UWSA office for instructions on how to enrol into the Emerald Club Loyalty program.||600 Corporate Park Dr.
St. Louis, MO
|1 (800) 736-8222|
|Hertz||Corporate discounts available world-wide (varies by rental). Please contact UWSA office for instructions on how to enrol into the Corporate Discount Program.||133 Weber Street N, Unit 1A, Waterloo , ON N2J 3G9, Canada||519-888-8296|
|Marriott Courtyard Hotel||TBD||50 Benjamin Road E, Waterloo, On N2V 2J9||519-884-9295|
|Waterloo West Animal Hospital||10% on services, including after hour care without emergency fees||414 Erb St. W Waterloo||