Waterloo Ready weekly update - Aug 10, 2022

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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<--break->Register for Orientation

Orientation is your official welcome to the University of Waterloo!

  • September 1-3: International students get settled and learn about life in Canada at International Orientation
  • September 1-4: Orientation begins on your campus residence move-in day
  • September 4: Orientation begins if you live off-campus
  • September 2, 3 or 4: After your family drops you off at your residence, they can attend Parent & Supporter Orientation

Classes start on Wednesday, September 7 and Orientation activities will continue until Saturday, September 10.

Check out this video and get excited for Orientation at UWaterloo!


Fee details

Attending Waterloo Orientation has a fee of $121.15+HST. The fee will be charged through your Quest account. All incoming undergraduate students are automatically assessed the Orientation fee. If you are not able to attend Orientation, you must opt-out of the Orientation fee through Quest prior to the August 23, 2022 fee payment deadline. There is no fee to attend International Orientation.

Airport bus pick-ip

In early September we provide a free airport pick-up service from Pearson International Airport. This service is for all incoming international students who will be travelling to Canada for the first time in September 2022. Register for airport pick-up on Portal.

Waterloo Ready Contest

@UWaterloolife teamed up with the Student Success OfficeCampus HousingAthletics and RecreationFood Services, and the W Store to help get you Waterloo Ready for the fall term. Check out this reel for more information on how to participate between August 2-10. Contest closes at 11:59 p.m. ET on August 10.

That's all for now, but keep an eye out for another update next week!

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