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Your student association welcomes all new and returning students with a week of fun events to kick off the school year! This is your chance to jump right into the term, make new friends and catch up with old classmates.  

We have some amazing sponsors who helped make everything possible. Those sponsors have also donated amazing giveaways for everyone who comes out. Get ready to make long-lasting memories -- what WUSA’s Welcome Week is all about!  

With safety restrictions and constantly changing guidelines, our events are subject to change. The most up-to-date information will be posted to @yourwusa Facebook and Instagram accounts. 

What is Welcome Week?

A week full of fun and free events for undergrad students that happens every term (Fall, Winter, and Spring) with the intention of welcoming new and returning students back to the University of Waterloo.

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Welcome Week incorporates many different types of events to appeal to a variety of interests across the UWaterloo student body. Fan-favourite events include Sex Toy Bingo, Warrior Breakfast, and a Terrarium Workshop. Seasonal events include outdoor activities like Bubble Soccer during Spring Welcome Week and ice skating during Winter Welcome Week. Fall Welcome Week is the largest of the termly Welcome Weeks and comes right after Orientation Week. The flagship event is a free two-day carnival complete with Ferris wheel and cotton candy!

Welcome Week is put on by the Campus Life department of your Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association with the help of many enthusiastic student coordinators and volunteers. Please check out leads.uwaterloo.ca to see if there are any openings for volunteer opportunities!