University of Waterloo (UW) Online Courses & Programs

In just half a century, the University of Waterloo, located at the heart of Canada's technology hub, has become one of Canada's leading comprehensive universities with 35,000 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs. A globally focused institution, celebrated as Canada’s most innovative university for 23 consecutive years, Waterloo is home to the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program and encourages enterprising partnerships in learning, research and discovery. In the next decade, the university is committed to building a better future for Canada and the world by championing innovation and collaboration to create solutions relevant to the needs of today and tomorrow. For more information about Waterloo, please visit

Waterloo students who wish to take a course at another university for credit in their Waterloo program must complete a Letter of permission application PDF form, be in "satisfactory standing," and obtain the approval of their academic advisor.

Please email the Registrar's Office or call 519-888-4567, ext. 32268 if you are unable to access this PDF form.

Students from other universities intending to study at the University of Waterloo on a Letter of Permission must initiate the process through their home university's Registrar's Office. The incoming Letter of Permission application must be submitted to the University of Waterloo no later than two months prior to the desired term of study. Class enrolment is always subject to space availability in the course(s) requested.


The Centre for Extended Learning (contact for fully online programs)
Registrar’s Office (for admission info)
Undergraduate Admissions 519-888-4567 x84873,
Graduate Studies
200 University Ave. West
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3G1

(519) 888-4567 x84873