Graduate Orientation

Welcome to the University of Waterloo. This page contains important information for new School of Computer Science graduate students. 

The School of Computer Science hosted an MS Teams orientation session for all new Spring and Fall 2020 students on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 9:30am. Please refer to the Fall 2020 Orientation Schedule and recorded session.

Also, our CS Grad Information Session took place on September 10, 2020 from 9:00am. Please refer to the CS Course Information Session Schedule

Orientation Package and Forms


New graduate students at the University of Waterloo must complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) which shows up on your first term transcript as ACINTY 640. This module must be completed within the first 8 weeks of your first term. If it is not taken within this time frame, a hold will be placed on your Quest account.  For more information please see the following link:

Graduate Academic Integrity Module

Please note that new CS graduate students must complete a module on research ethics. Students in CS 697 may hear an overview of the topic presented by guest lecturers. 

Orientation session presentations: