Monday, June 29, 2020

Incoming students apply for your WatCard

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:

  1. Update preferred/chosen name on WatIAM
  2. Complete the WatCard application & upload your photo
  3. Receive and follow instructions for WatCard pickup process.
Monday, May 11, 2020

New Spring 2020 Student WatCards

Due to the exceptional circumstances surrounding the Spring 2020 term at the University of Waterloo we will not be issuing physical cards until on campus operations resume. Instead we will be providing students a digital version that includes the information necessary to access student resources.

Students who are starting studies in Spring 2020 term and need a WatCard to access online resources, including Library. Please complete our Spring 2020 new student form.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

System Upgrade May 6, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. until May 7, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Due to a system upgrade all WatCard services will be unavailable on from May 6, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. until May 7, at 6:00 p.m.. This will affect services such as; adding funds, changing your pin, printing cards etc. 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Temporary office closure December 4th

The WatCard service counter will be closed December 4th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.. We will be open during the rest of our regular business hours (9:00 - 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.) on the 4th.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Reduced hours during reading week Oct. 12 - 16, 2020

During the Fall 2020 reading week our service counter will have reduced hours of operation. The schedule for the week of Oct. 12 - 16 will be as follows:

  • Oct. 12 (closed due to holiday)
  • Oct. 13 - 16 (11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Monday, March 30, 2020

Website maintenance April 1, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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. 



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