COVID-19 Update

The WatCard office remains closed to in person visits, however WatCard staff are still processing requests and maintaining services. Please visit our website for program information and forms, or contact us directly. Connect with us by email, or live chat so we can assist you. WatCard requests, meal plan changes, refunds and other services are available upon request.

About WatCard

The WatCard program started in 1993 and quickly became the most comprehensive student card program in Canada. That tradition continues after more than 250,000 student cards printed as the WatCard office is dedicated to developing and improving WatCard features for all past, present and future cardholders.

More than 250,000 student cards printed since 1993
Labour Day Weekend 2017 - 4,853 cards printed
Use your WatCard to buy food at more than 40 locations

The WatCard is the campus ID card for students, faculty, staff and affiliates of the University of Waterloo. Your WatCard will be your most used piece of identification on campus and offers access to many services both on and off campus. Just a few of the things you can use you WatCard for:

You can find out more about the services you can access with your card by checking out the use my WatCard information.