Weekly Update - June 30, 2021

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

students on campus

Hey new Warriors! It's finally time to set up your UWaterloo email address and get familiar with all of the technology available to you. It's super easy and we've got all of the details for you!

Below you'll find a summary of the information you received in an email on June 30, 2021. Looking for something specific? Use these quick links to jump ahead: 


Activate your student email

All official University communication will be sent to your student account, including Campus Housing contracts, course selection and fee deadline reminders, and messages from your faculty and professors. You'll also receive the International Student Connection newsletter. Keep your eye out for the first edition in September complete with immigration information and international student programming.


Access to Office365 

As a Waterloo student, you also automatically receive free access to the entire Office 365 suite of apps. This includes Word, Teams, Excel, PowerPoint, 5TB of storage on OneDrive, and so much more! Check out this week's video playlist to learn about the online systems you'll use as a student.

Did you know we also share these videos on our Waterloo Ready Tik Tok? We'll post new videos each week! 


International student quarantine plan

Planning for quarantine? We're here to help! The University offers the Waterloo Student Quarantine Package for international students arriving in Canada. Registration will open July 7 at 12:00 pm. EDT. for travel that will begin in August. 

The package includes: 

  • Transportation from the airport hotel to a local hotel in Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Private room at a local hotel
  • Check-ins from Health Services
  • Meal service (optional)
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