Kick off your Waterloo experience with us at Welcome Week!

As your Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association, we’re dedicated to enhancing your campus experience through an array of events and experiences to make your time here at Waterloo memorable.

Unravel what the new term has in store for you as you immerse yourself in Welcome Week activities.

What is 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.

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.

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.

Why Attend Welcome Week?

Connect with other UWaterloo students

Get involved

Create community and memories

Welcome Week Events

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.

Get event-ready and download the WUSA events calendar!

Let’s Be Social!

Stay up to date on updates and announcements by visiting our socials!

Attention Local Businesses!

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Shout out to our sponsors for supporting Welcome Week and providing a memorable experience to all our Waterloo undergrads.