Naming Opportunities


Philanthropic naming provides enduring recognition for the Univeristy’s most generous supporters. You can leave a lasting legacy and further the mission of the University by supporting and naming a student award, faculty fellowship, professorship, chair, physical space, or other opportunity.


Student support

Student support

Establishing a named student award is a meaningful way to reward and recognize an outstanding student, and ease their financial stress. Visit our Scholarships and awards page to learn more about student support.

Faculty Support

Faculty support

Creating a Chair or Professorship is one of the most significant investments a donor can make.  These positions bring academic distinction to exceptional faculty and help us attract and retain some of the most accomplished and promising minds.

Other opportunities

Other opportunities

Additional opportunities are available to name labs, classrooms, study spaces, lecture series, and other programs and spaces designed to enhance the student experience.


Policy 10

Policy 10 - Naming opportunities

All naming opportunities at Waterloo are governed by the Secretariat’s Policy 10 – Naming Opportunities, which outlines the approvals and minimums required.


Questions? We can help

For more information on naming opportunities, including establishing a named endowment for a purpose not listed above, contact Lauren Weber