Alumni and friends

Keep in touch with old friends, connect with other alumni and give back to the University of Waterloo Systems Design Engineering community – we offer lots of ways to stay connected, from attending alumni events and reunions to mentoring current students, acting as a fundraising volunteer or helping to fund future Waterloo initiatives:

Volunteer

Whether you’re interesting in being a guest speaker to current students or organizations such as Women in Engineering or Engineers Without Borders, helping to plan your class reunion, acting as a fundraising volunteer or want to find out about other volunteer opportunities, the Faculty of Engineering Office of Alumni Affairs offers a variety of opportunities for alumni looking to donate their time.

Make a donation to Systems Design Engineering

Are you interested in contributing to the department?  On the donations page you can direct you support specifically to Systems Design, or even to a specific initiative of interest:

  • Undergraduate laboratory equipment
  • Fourth-year capstone design project support
  • Teaching innovations support
  • Graduate and undergraduate student scholarships
  • Research support
  • Naming of space
  • E7 building fund

You can find out more about making an annual commitment, a one-time gift, or leaving a bequest by contacting Martha Nelson, Director of Advancement, Waterloo Engineering.

Be an ambassador

Refer a student, hire a co-op student or alumnus, be an on-campus ambassador and promote the University of Waterloo to friends, neighbours and family.

Share your news

Let us know what you’re up to. We can highlight your news with professors and fellow alumni, as well as feature it in the news section on this website.

If you have other ideas or talents that you would like to put towards any aspect of the Department of Systems Design Engineering, please don’t hesitate to contact us and share your ideas. We'd love to hear from you.