Welcome to WUSA:

Your Gateway to Student Life!

We are your official voice and advocate as an undergraduate at Waterloo.
Our mission? Making student life exceptional!

How we make a difference

We harness the collective voice of students to champion systemic improvements.
Engaging in crucial dialogues with university administration and across various government levels, our aim is to elevate the student experience.
From community-building and peer-support to commercial services, we’re here to add value to your student life.
When certain services are beyond our scope, trusted partners step in—like the GRT Upass, Legal Services hotline, and Health and Dental plan.
Dive into events like WUSA Welcome Week and Wellness Days or explore the WUSA Clubs system.
We’re all about fostering memorable experiences!

Starting Points with WUSA

Campus Life

Connect with 200+ clubs, discover shared interests, and make friendships that last a lifetime.

Volunteer & Jobs

Collaborate with us to shape the student experience. Let’s grow together!

Funding & Fees

Our strength lies in unity. With your engagement, we amplify the student
voice, making it an undeniable force.

Student Services

From 24/7 mental health support to legal advice, we’ve got you covered.

Turnkey Desk

Stay informed round-the-clock and seek assistance whenever you need.


Stay connected with us for the latest in news, events, and giveaways!

Hungry for more information?

Check out our collection of WUSA 101 articles that dive deeper into our story.

WUSA Welcome Week

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

A week full of fun

Welcome Week incorporates many diverse types of events to appeal to a variety of interests across the Waterloo student body. Fan-favourite events include Sex Toy Bingo, Warrior Breakfast, and a Carnival.

Seasonal events include outdoor activities like an ice cream social during Spring Welcome Week and ice-skating during Winter Welcome Week.

WUSA Carnival

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 a 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. This year check out a few of our events to kick off the school year and visit us at our booth to enter for a chance to win a trip to anywhere in Canada!