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University of Waterloo – Catering & Event Services

Federation Hall, 200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Contact: Susanne Keppler, Conference Services Manager
Tel: 519-884-5400
Toll Free: 800-565-5410
Click here to email Susanne Keppler

Company Description/Details

The University of Waterloo offers an academic setting with a wide-range of The success of a conference depends in part upon the quality of the learning environment and the physical and social comfort of the participants. To this end, Catering and Event Services at the University of Waterloo offers state of the art meeting and banquet facilities in Federation Hall, along with a multitude of venue options across campus including additional meeting rooms, classrooms, computer labs, athletic facilities, and sports fields. Full-service lodging (available between May and August) and quality food service at reasonable prices ensure a pleasant visit. The University of Waterloo’s scenic location offers a refreshing escape from congested urban centres, as well as a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.

Accommodations/Meeting Rooms/Exhibit Space Summary

Number Of Guest Rooms 1000
Number Of Suites 20
Standard Room Amenities

Annually between May and August we offer accommodation here on campus.  Ron Eydt Village has 24 double rooms for single/double occupancy on each floor with two large shared washrooms per floor (1 male and 1 female) along with a common lounge for after-hours networking.  All our rooms have cleaning services, free WiFi and free overnight parking along with 24-hour guest service support.

Number of Restaurants/Bars 2
Number of Meeting Rooms 25
Largest Meeting Room 4,725
Recreational Facilities

We’re just minutes from Uptown Waterloo, Downtown Kitchener, St. Jacob’s Market and numerous recreational, cultural and shopping experiences.   Come and visit our campus in person and let us help you take care of that special event!

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“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.”
-Heidi Fiebig, Ontario Folk Dance Camp


“Thank you very much for the wonderful service you give with good humor, 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, Conference Centre Guest


“Just a word of praise for all the lovely meals you had for us while here. There was lots of variety and everyone was helpful and pleasant when serving us. It must be difficult to remain calm, cool and collected when serving so many meals.”
-Attendee for the 133rd General Assembly with the Presyterian Church in Canada


“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.”
-Girls Heart Point Angel Team Coordinator