Welcome to WatCard
The WatCard office is responsible for the printing and distribution of the University of Waterloo's campus identification card. The WatCard is the University's comprehensive photo ID, and is needed for many of the services provided by the University.
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Get in touch with WatCard
The WatCard service counter is located inside the W Store on the lower level of the Student Life Centre (SLC). Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. excluding university holidays. Our contact us page offers additional ways to reach us if you can't make it in to see us in person.
- June 29, 2020
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, the process for WatCard has changed for fall 2020.
Incoming students are required to apply for their WatCard online and submit a photo for their card.
Apply online starting July 15, 2020
Easy 3 step process:
- Mar. 30, 2020
Due to maintenance on our web server all WatCard web services will be unavailable on April 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.. This will affect services such as; adding funds, changing your pin, etc.