Let's get you Waterloo Ready!
Waterloo Ready gives you personal connections with other students, insider tips and resources to successfully navigate your first year. Figuring out how to be a student at Waterloo doesn’t have to be hard. We're here to help guide you every step of the way - from before you start and into your first year as a Waterloo Warrior.
If you haven't yet, you can opt-in and join the peer mentorship community now. Just follow these steps to join your peers:
- Download Teams to your computer or phone.
- Use this link to join the Waterloo Ready Peer Mentorship Community in Teams.
Your to-do list
With so many unknowns, you probably have a lot of questions about what to expect and what you can do to get ready for January. Remember, you don’t have to do everything right away. Waterloo Ready means that we’ll provide checklists and resources leading into your arrival at Waterloo. You’ll have all the information you need from setting up your UWaterloo email, to selecting your courses, to meeting your future classmates all at the right time. See what's first on your To-Do list!
You may have experienced a disruption to your last year of high school and are concerned about your academics. Don’t worry – with Waterloo Ready, you’ll have the tools to get familiar with online learning at Waterloo and what to expect in your courses. You'll have access to Waterloo Ready in LEARN (our online learning tool). It includes faculty-specific modules to get you up-to-speed with online learning at Waterloo. We’ll help you feel confident that you’ve got the skills to be successful in your first year.
At UWaterloo, experience outside of the classroom pays off. Whether or not you're in a co-op program, there are opportunities for everyone to get hands-on experience. Develop skills thoughout your time here at Waterloo and gain experience to prepare for the future workforce. Not sure where to start? Login to WaterlooWorks to get started.