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 will be hosting the second part of our Winter 2021 orientation session for all new Winter 2021 students on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 10:00am via MS Teams. Please refer to our Winter 2021 Orientation Schedule.

Kindly watch the Part 1 and Part 2 of our Winter 2021 recorded orientation sessions.

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: