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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
August 27, 2016
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Living in Kitchener-Waterloo

Wilfrid Laurier University, the Campus, and its Surrounding Area

Wilfrid Laurier University has a long history as an educational institution in Canada. Click here for more information.

Click on the links to view maps of the Wilfrid Laurier University campus, or its surrounding area in the Kitchener-Waterloo region.

Wilfrid Laurier University map

Regional map

Living in the Kitchener-Waterloo Area
For information on University Housing/Residence and off-campus accommodations: (The Record - local newspaper)

The history of the Waterloo Region and its surrounding area encompasses several stages of community development. For more on the contributions made by individuals and important groups, click here.

The following links to the City of Waterloo and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo provide a range of information about life in the area. These web sites cover such topics as moving to the area, accommodations, emergency services, recreation, events, and festivals.

If child care is an important consideration in your move to the area, the following link to Child Care Connection provides an on-line search tool for information about services offered in the Waterloo region.

Student Resources at Laurier
MyLaurier is a web-site for all Laurier students that provides information about on-campus resources such as athletics, residential services, health and support services, as well as student life in general. It also provides links to the Graduate Student Association and other organizations on campus.

The Wilfrid Laurier Library is part of the Tri-University library partnership with the University of Waterloo and the University of Guelph. This means that students at all three universities have access to the resources at the other libraries. For more information on the Laurier library, visit the following link