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University of Waterloo

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Catering & Event Services
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Leisure travel | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Party | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:1000
Meeting
Rooms:25
Maximum
Overnight:1000
  • Welcome to Waterloo Region
  • We are Waterloo
  • UW Food Services Residence Cafeterias
  • UW Food Services Eatery on Campus
  • UW Food Services Cafes on Campus
  • Main Entrance to the University of Waterloo - South CampusMain Entrance to the University of Waterloo - South Campus
  • Federation Hall WeddingFederation Hall Wedding
  • Federation Hall BanquetFederation Hall Banquet
  • Sample Science Teaching Complex ClassroomSample Science Teaching Complex Classroom
  • Sample Art Lecture Hall classroomSample Art Lecture Hall classroom
  • Theatre of the ArtsTheatre of the Arts
  • Summer Accommodations EntranceSummer Accommodations Entrance
  • Double Room in Ron Eydt VillageDouble Room in Ron Eydt Village
  • One of the Summer Accommodations CourtyardsOne of the Summer Accommodations Courtyards
  • Physical Activity Complex GymPhysical Activity Complex Gym
  • Physical Activity Complex PoolPhysical Activity Complex Pool
  • Columbia Ice Field Fitness CentreColumbia Ice Field Fitness Centre
  • Columbia Ice Field ArenaColumbia Ice Field Arena
  • Student Life Centre - View from aboveStudent Life Centre - View from above
  • St. Jacobs Market  - Open Every Thursday & SaturdaySt. Jacobs Market - Open Every Thursday & Saturday
  • Shopping minutes away in Downtown KitchenerShopping minutes away in Downtown Kitchener
  • Shopping Minutes away in Uptown WaterlooShopping Minutes away in Uptown Waterloo
  • Joseph Schneider Haus MuseumJoseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Doon Village MuseumDoon Village Museum

About

About University of Waterloo

Known for being a technology hub with a unique mixture of old and new world, Waterloo Ontario is a vibrant and engaging city perfect for hosting various events and conferences. The University of Waterloo is centrally located and offers a wide range of conference and event spaces, accommodations (available May – August, 1,000 people), and first-rate dining facilities making it the ideal location for your next event. The Catering & Event Services team at the University of Waterloo has served the community for over 25 years, and has a well-earned reputation for exceptional & personalized service. All-inclusive and customizable packages are available to fit the needs of your group, from large sporting events to conferences and special events.

Waterloo is part of the Tri-Cities, referring to the close proximity to Kitchener and Cambridge. Our guests and residence of the University are able to easily take advantage of these three beautiful cities and their many wonderful attractions including our world famous Oktoberfest celebrations, boutique shopping in Uptown Waterloo, discovering the various locations used to portray the fictional Ontario town on the Canadian sitcom ‘Dan for Mayor’, enjoying a night at the Kitchener Blues Festival or a day at the KW Multicultural festival. Our beautiful and spacious parks are also a draw for visitors: Victoria Park in Kitchener, Waterloo Park in Waterloo and Riverside Park in Cambridge. Just north of our cities is the Historic St. Jacobs Village and Farmers Market where history and charm intertwine for memorable experiences.  


 
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Hamilton - 70 kilometers/45 miles
Toronto - 114 kilometers/70 miles
Niagara Falls - 140 kilometers/86 miles


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Region of Waterloo International Airport - 20 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Train | Uber


Onsite: Yes Fee

CATERING
From boxed lunches to formal banquets our complete award-winning range of food and beverage services are available on campus.


In-House CateringYES
Cultural CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES



AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Biking
Hiking
Running
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
Wi-Fi
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

1000 Attendees


25 Spaces

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Theatre Style 2100 | Classroom Style 500

TECHNOLOGY
Our wireless campus includes multi media classroom along with computer labs.

Yes
FreeYES

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

1000 Overnight Guests


Residence Halls

Yes
Free YES


Communal

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Accommodations

Accommodations

1000
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | 500 rooms | 1000 beds | floorplan
Summer Accommodation Guest Room Layout
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Summer Accommodations Entrance

Located in Ron Eydt Village with 500 double rooms surrounded by beautifully landscaped green space.

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Biking
Biking
Hiking
Hiking
Running
Running
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
1000
Overall
500
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
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Federation Hall - Main Hall

Fed Hall is one of the premier event spaces in Waterloo Region with facilities to suit any occasion. The main hall can accommodate 300 people with two additional rooms that can be combined to seat 400. The rooms can each be divided individually for smaller functions, buffet stations or break-off rooms.   The Fed Hall space includes a beautiful outdoor area, a reception area with floor to ceiling windows and a balcony overlooking the main hall.  The entire building is wheelchair accessible, and has a new state-of-the-art kitchen that will support Fed Hall and the campus community.
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Theatre of the Arts Floorplan
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Theatre of the Arts

The Theatre of the Arts is located in the Modern Languages Building (ML) on the campus of the University of Waterloo. This amphitheatre stage is used for theatrical performances, Lecture-style presentations, film screenings, dance performances, concerts, rehearsals, classes, and workshops.
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Humanities Theatre
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Humanities Theatre

Air conditioned theatre with proscenium arch stage and seating for up to 728 spectators.
| 19000 SQ FT | image
Physical Activity Complex
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PAC - Large Gym

Large gymnasium to accommodate events up to 4000 people
| 9604 SQ FT | image
Columbia Ice Fields
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Columbia Ice Fields

Includes two gymnasiums, and arena, diamonds, and fields
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Art Lecture Hall
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Art Lecture Hall

Arts Lecture Hall is just one of our buildings here on campus which we use for conferences.  It has 8 breakout rooms to accommodate between 22 and 350 people and is centrally located on campus.
| 3600 SQ FT | image
REV Great Hall
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REV Great Hall

Large, air conditioned hall. Ideal for anything from tradeshows to plenary sessions or dances
| 3000 SQ FT | image
REV Dining Room
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REV Dining Room

Large dining area with round tables that promote discussion during meals.
| 1500 SQ FT | image
REV Quad Lounges
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REV Quad Lounges

4 air-conditioned breakout rooms available to set up to meet your needs.
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REV Boardroom
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REV Boardroom

Boardroom style for 14 people with option to have up to 12 spectators.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
YES
YES


Catering
From boxed lunches to formal banquets our complete award-winning range of food and beverage services are available on campus.
Dining Options

(South Campus Hall)

UW Food Services
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Bon Appetit, Davis Centre

Offers fantastic Chinese food, salads, fruit, beverages, soup and grill items.
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The Market at UWP

(UWP - Claudette Millar Hall)
Our newest and largest location yet! This eatery offers everything, food to eat there and take-away. You'll be sure to find something to fill your craving.   Check us out through YouTube!
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Tim Hortons logo

(6 locations around campus)
Always fresh pastries and legendary coffee is brewed fresh every 20 minutes.
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(STC and AHS)
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Subway logo

(Student Life Centre (STC) - ground floor)
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University Club

Our oncampus restaurant, is where you will find fabulous food, friendly and professional service, and a wonderful dining destination conveniently located in your back yard! Whether you are a regular patron or have not visited in a while, we encourage you to join us for an exceptional lunch.
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Williams Fresh Cafe logo

Location:  Encironment 3 (ground floor)
An inviting coffee shop atmosphere featuring delicious café classics such as all-day breakfast, organic yogurt smoothies, hot rice boxes, fresh salads & sandwiches, signature beverages and more.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Region of Waterloo International Airport - 20 minutes
Nearby Cities
Hamilton - 70 kilometers/45 miles miles | Toronto - 114 kilometers/70 miles miles | Niagara Falls - 140 kilometers/86 miles miles |
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Train
Uber
Onsite Parking

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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Welcome to the Museum of Vision Science, Canada's only museum dedicated to preserving the history of vision science. Our mission is to preserve the history of vision science in Canada and educate visitors of all ages on the importance of vision.  You may also want to take a moment to learn more about our founding curator, Dr. Edward J. Fisher, without whom our unique collection would not exist.
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The University of Waterloo Earth Science Museum is open to be enjoyed by people of all ages. No matter what your level of learning, the museum serves to amaze the general public, elementary and high school groups, and university students alike.
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The agricultural heritage of Waterloo Region has made this market a popular attraction for anyone.
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Saturday market as well as fresh lunches from international cuisine vendors available Tuesday through Saturday.
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Stroll among 1000s of free-flying butterflies, tropical plants, waterfalls, streams, and exotic birds.
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Enjoy a close up experience with exotic animals from around the world.
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Hiking the many trails, or tubing down the Elora Gorge, there is something for everyone.
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A fun family destination complete with water park, mini-golf, go karts, and much more.
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Clay tennis courts, mountain biking, beach volleyball, and an adventure challenge course.
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Visit an exhibition or take part in a workshop and make your own masterpiece.
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Take in a show at one of Canadas premier multi-purpose live performing arts venues.

Services

Services

Services

A variety of packages available to help you plan your event or conference.

Along with an on-site fitness centre, larger facilities are available just minutes away.

There are a variety of shops on campus including a hair salon, pharmacy, photo developer, bookstore, and UW souvenir shop.

Lost your keys? Have a question? Someone is available to help you at all times, day and night.

Close to Grand River Transit and Greyhound bus stops on campus. Local airport shuttle service available upon request.

We can handle all your business needs, including copying, faxing and much more.

Custom directional signage available to guide your guests to your event on campus.

Technology

Technology

Equipment Available On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors

Description
Our wireless campus includes multi media classroom along with computer labs.
Technology

Labs of various size and layout are available throughout campus.

Services available at the Conference Centre and a variety of locations on campus for all your technology needs.

Guests' rooms are equipped with free wireless internet.

Testimonials

Testimonials


You and your staff's friendly assistance made things run smoothly, which certainly helped to make this, our 50th Ontario Folk Dance Camp, a memorable and enjoyable weekend.

Thank you very much for the wonderful service you give with good humour, a smile and such professionalism. One feels safe, comfortable here and as other visitor have said "homey". You are so helpful and it has been a special pleasure to know you all. B. Nolan

I just wanted to personally thank you for all the time, work and effort to help us host Girls Heart Point here at UW. I appreciate all you've done to help our moms and girls feel comfortable, safe and at home! We couldn't pull it off without you

Thanks so much for all your help with CNTA! The facilities and support were excellent, and the conference went very smoothly thanks to your efforts.

Just a word of praise for all the lovely meals you had for us while here. There was lots of vaiety and everyone was helpful and pleasant when serving us. It must be difficult to remain calm, cool and collected when serving so many meals.



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