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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Visiting Laurier

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Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, and our concern for the well-being of our visitors, campus tours are currently cancelled. Laurier’s Welcome Centres are closed and can be reached via email (waterlootours@wlu.ca and brantfordtours@wlu.ca). For the latest updates, refer to our coronavirus information page.

As a visitor to Laurier, it will be hard to miss the school spirit and the close-knit community we have built here. Located one hour away from Toronto, our campuses are in the middle of thriving and culturally diverse communities.

Welcome Centres

Note: Laurier has shifted to a virtual work environment and the Welcome Centres are currently close. Please contact us by email for all inquiries.

Visiting our campuses and in need of more information? Start by dropping by one of our campus Welcome Centres. We can answer your questions about our campus and help you navigate where you need to go.

The Welcome Centre on the Waterloo campus is located in the Peters Building. Feel free to contact us by email at waterlootours@wlu.ca.

Our Brantford campus Welcome Centre is located in the Carnegie Building (CB201). Reach us by email at brantfordtours@wlu.ca.

Campus Tours

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, and our concern for the well-being of our visitors, campus tours are currently cancelled. Since we're unable to welcome you to our campuses right now, we created a virtual Laurier experience so that you can explore Laurier – anytime, anywhere.

Dining on Campus

If you’re looking for a place to eat, there are plenty of choices on our campuses. Laurier Food Services offers a wide variety of food options to meet all of your needs.

In Waterloo, our on-campus food options include the Fresh Food Company, BYTE 75 Coffee & Social (located in Lazaridis Hall), the Terrace Food Court or Wilf’s Restaurant and Bar (both located in the Fred Nichols Centre), and many more. All on-campus food service locations accept Interact, Visa and Mastercard.

Our Brantford campus is conveniently located in the heart of downtown where you can visit plenty of unique restaurants and cafés to satisfy your appetite.

Explore Our Community

Step outside of our campus and discover the vibrant communities where our campuses are located.

In Waterloo, the region offers plenty of hiking trails, golf courses, skating rinks and even a ski hill. About two blocks away, you can explore the beautiful scenery at Waterloo Park. Explore both the St. Jacob’s Farmers Market as well as the Kitchener Market and discover what our local artisans have to offer. For visitors interested in arts and culture, don’t forget to pay a visit to The Museum or miss the K-W Symphony perform at the Centre in the Square.

Full of arts, culture and heritage, as a Brantford campus visitor, you will not have a shortage of activities to keep you busy. Learn more about Brantford’s heritage by visiting their many museums and historic sites. Boasting a small town feel with big city amenities, visitors to our Brantford campus will feel right at home.

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