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.

This website contains information about:

How to get your WatCard

How to use your WatCard

What parents need to know

Get in touch with WatCard

The WatCard service counter is located inside the Campus Tech store on the lower level of the Student Life Centre (SLC). Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. excluding University holidays (we are open Labour day). Our contact us page offers additional ways to reach us if you can't make it in to see us in person. 

  1. Aug. 28, 2019Fall 2019 - Labour Day weekend hours

    In order to help accomodate the move in period for new and returning students our office will be open throughout the Labour Day weekend.

    Labour Day hours:

    Saturday August 31, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Sunday September 1, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Monday September 2, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    We are currently open for regular business hours Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.. If you are in the Waterloo area prior to these weekend hours feel free to stop by and pick up your WatCard early.

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