Monday, September 23, 2019

Service Canada October 4

Service Canada representatives are in The Centre on October 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., issuing and renewing SINs for Waterloo students. Book a same-day appointment online via Portal, starting at 8:00am. We reccomend booking an appointment early as appointments fill up quickly. Don't forget to bring your original passport. If you are an international student, you need to also bring your original study permit and (if applicable) original work permit.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Pick up your pre-ordered parking permits at The Centre 

New for Fall term, pick up your pre-ordered parking permits in one of two locations – Parking Services, General Services Complex (M-F 7:30 am to 5:30 pm ) or The Centre, Needles Hall first floor (September 2-5  9:30 am to 3:00 pm).

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The Centre open Labour Day

The Centre, on the 1st floor of Needles Hall, is your go-to spot for proof of enrolment letters, CPP forms, OSAP forms, questions about OSAP and financial aid, Quest, course registration, your student account, and lots more. The Centre will be open Labour Day from 12-4 and Monday-Friday 8:30-6:00 for the first three weeks of term.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Service Canada August 26-30

Service Canada representatives are in The Centre from 9 am - 3 pm August 26-30. Drop by The Centre to make your same-day appt, or book a same-day appt through Portal.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Quest, LEARN, and other central IT systems to enable 2FA

Opt-in, two-factor authentication (2FA) is being enabled for campus enterprise systems. After 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24, users who have previously opted-in to 2FA protection for their Connect OWA or Office 365 account will now also receive a 2FA prompt when they log in to Quest and LEARN. 
Users who want to opt-in to protect their accounts with 2FA can enrol by visiting and clicking the “Get started now” button.  
Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk,, ext. 44357. 
Friday, May 10, 2019

You can now book immigration consulting appointments in Portal!

You can now book same-day appointments with an immigration consultant directly through portal.

Follow these three easy steps to book an appointment:

  1. Log into Portal using a web browser (not the app)
  2. Select ‘Calendar’ from the left side menu
  3. At the top, click the 4th tab ‘Book Appointment’
  4. Select ‘Immigration Consulting’ and complete the booking

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Spring term is here!

Welcome back students to the 2019 spring term! On the first day back, we welcomed 435 students to our amazing new space!

If you want to avoid the queue, come before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Don't forget we have extended hours until 6 p.m. for the first three weeks of term, ending May 24.

Check back throughout the term for the latest news and services available to students.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Service Canada April 26

Service Canada representatives are in The Centre from 9 am - 3 pm on April 26. Drop by The Centre to make your same-day appt, or book a same-day appt through Portal.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Extended hours for Spring term

The Centre has extended hours for the first three weeks of Spring term. Starting on May 6, we will be open from 8:30am - 6:00pm. Extended hours end on May 24.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thinking of transferring from Math to Arts?

Advisors from both faculties will be in The Centre from 1-4 pm on Wednesday, March 27 + Thursday, March 28. Check in at the Welcome Desk when you arrive (counter 8); there's no need to use the kiosk to queue in. 

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