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 now located within The Centre, in Needles Hall (NH). Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 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, 2021
New students for Fall 2021 term, apply for your WatCard starting July 26, 2021. Students coming to campus must apply for a physical card and are required to upload a photo for use on their WatCard.
Students that began their studies in Fall 2020 or Winter 2021, who will be on campus and have not yet picked up a physical card, must apply for a physical card.
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.