News for Current students

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Fall 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.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

WatCard Photo Upload Open

Incoming first year students are encouraged to use our photo upload tool, to submit a picture for use on your WatCard.

  • Save time at pick up
  • Use a photo you like

Photo uploads close Thursday, Aug 30 @ 5 p.m. Be sure to submit your photo before the deadline.

For anyone who can not upload a photo, we will take your photo when you come to pick up your card.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Scheduled maintenane Feb. 22 - 23, 2018

We will be performing scheduled maintenance to all WatCard systems beginning 3:00 p.m. Feb 22 and lasting until 3:00 a.m. on Feb 23. During this time all WatCard services may experience intermittent outages and some services may be unavailable until the maintenance is completed. We apologize for any inconveniences caused during this time.

Friday, December 8, 2017

WatCard recarding and Grand River Transit update

To ensure  continued and uninterrupted access to student services, we recommend that any registered students who have not yet updated their card, visit our service counter at their earliest convenience, and prior to leaving for winter break. Students who are currently on a co-op term should come in for their new card when they are back on campus in January.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

New off-campus WatCard vendors

We are excited to announce three local business that have joined our program for off-campus vendors: Balzac's Coffee Roasters (Phillip Street location), Mambella's Italian Kitchen, and Mucho Burrito Fresh Mexican Grill (King St. N. location). These locations will now accept WatCard Flex Dollars as a payment option.

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