We're here to help you succeed

We believe success looks different to everyone and there isn’t one right answer. We're here to help you find your way. 

The Student Success Offices provides academic and personal development services, resources for international students, as well as study abroad and exchange support. We work closely with campus partners to create a vibrant experience for students from their first days at Waterloo, right to convocation. 

  1. Jan. 7, 2019Winter term in full swing

    New and returning students begin classes and lectures today. Campus will be busy, but keep an eye out for faculty, staff, and student volunteers wearing yellow Here to Help buttons to answer your questions or help you find your class. 

  2. Jan. 2, 2019Welcome back!

    Campus operations have reopened this week in preparation for classes to start on Monday, January 7. 

    Here are additional details about available services on campus:

  3. Dec. 21, 2018University closure details for the holiday break

    The University is officially closed for the holiday break on Saturday, December, 22 through to Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

    Campus Police Services are available 24 hours a day during the break - in the event of an emergency call 519-888-4911.

    The Student Life Centre (SLC) will also be open throughout the holiday season and The Turnkey Desk (519-888-4434) will be staffed 24 hours a day with friendly Turnkeys to provide assistance to those who stay on campus.

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  1. Jan. 17, 2019Go Abroad Information SessionGo Abroad Information Session

    Are you interested in going abroad? Learn how you can add international experience to your education through an exchange, study abroad, short-term program or internship.

  2. Jan. 17, 2019BIOL 130 supported learning groupStudents attend a Supported Learning Group (SLG).

    Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates.

  3. Jan. 17, 2019SLP: Unleashing your creative potentialRitika says the workshops are fun and allow you to form friendships!

    Why is creativity important? Are some people "born" creative, while others are not? What's the difference (or similarity) between creativity and innovation?

    By the end of this workshop, you will have the ability to:

    • Understand the four stages of the creative process
    • Utilize the SCAMPER to help create new ideas
    • Identify different strategies to increase your creative potential
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