Waterloo Ready

 Waterloo Ready

Let's get you Waterloo Ready!

Waterloo Ready is your opportunity to connect with other students, learn insider tips and access resources to successfully navigate your first year — and all before the school year begins!  

Figuring out student life at Waterloo doesn’t have to be hard. We're here to help guide you every step of the way. 


Your community" "

The Waterloo community is one-of-a-kind - just like you!  

Faculty Ready Days

This summer you're invited to in-person and online Faculty Ready Days with your faculty and the campus community. This day is your first big opportunity to meet other students and support staff to start building your Waterloo community and get your questions answered.  

You'll also have the chance to connect directly with upper-year students to find out more about the UWaterloo student experience from those who've lived it. 

Waterloo Ready webinars

Along with your Faculty Ready Day, you're invited to register for online opportunities to connect throughout July and August. 

Learn about campus services:

  • Campus Housing
  • Co-operative Education
  • Centre for Career Action
  • Student Financial Services
  • Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Anti-racism

International students are invited to Get Canada Ready for:

  • Immigration information
  • Travelling to Waterloo
  • Upper-year connections

We haven't forgotten about the family! Let your parents and support system know about:


Your learning" "

If you experienced disruptions to your last year or more of high school, you’re not alone. You may be concerned about your academic preparedness as a result. Don’t worry – with Waterloo Ready, you’ll have the tools to get familiar with the learning experiences offered at Waterloo.  

In August you'll receive access to LEARN, Waterloo’s online learning tool. Complete the Waterloo Ready modules to get up-to-speed for September and understand what it means to be a student at Waterloo.  

The modules include faculty-specific information and the resources you’ll have to support your success as a Waterloo Warrior. Explore all of the content to feel confident that you’ve got the skills to be successful in your first year.   

Your weekly update" "

You probably have a lot of questions about what to expect and what you can do to start getting ready for September. Remember, you don’t have to do everything right away. Waterloo Ready provides resources leading into your arrival at Waterloo.  

Each week we’ll send you email updates with all the information you need, from setting up your student email to selecting your courses to meeting your future classmates, all at the right time.