News for Future students

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.
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.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Fall 2018 special hours and locations

Due to construction and space issues we will be changing our carding strategy this year during the move in  weekend. We will not be setup in Vendor Alley in the Student Life Centre (SLC) and we will instead have several locations setup to accommodate all students. If you are a residence student then you will be provided a designated location within your residence area.

If you are not a residence student then you will be able to go the normal WatCard service counter inside Campus Tech on the lower level of the SLC.

Move in Weekend hours (Fri. Aug. 31 - Mon Sept. 3):

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.

Apply for your WatCard

Starting July 15, 2020, incoming first-year and graduate students can apply for their WatCard