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Faith and Spirituality Services and Support

Religion, spirituality, faith and practice are unique to everyone. Laurier has the duty to accommodate your faith and spirituality needs based on creed under the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

Find resources related to multi-faith and spirituality such as: 

Multi-Faith Supports

The Multi-Faith Resource Team, which includes the university chaplains, is available to assist students, staff and faculty in their efforts to research or discuss ethical and theological issues. As Laurier is a place where students can enhance their own religious knowledge and be challenged by unfamiliar faith stances, the Resource Team is available to support people from all religious traditions.

The Multi-Faith Resource Team office in Waterloo is located in room 2C10 in the Arts Building.

Multi-Faith Prayer/Quiet Space

Offering multi-faith hospitality for the religious and spiritual needs of the Laurier community, Laurier’s multi-faith prayer spaces is a dedicated quiet space for prayer, meditation and community.

The space includes ablution/washing stations, prayer mats, chairs, meditation pillows, spiritual texts and other resources.

Prayer Space Locations

On the Waterloo campus, there are two prayer spaces: 

  • Room P101, Peters Building
  • Room BA103 in Bricker Academic (OneCard entry)

On the Brantford campus, the prayer space is located in the Carnegie Building (CB105 Access Code 1233).

At our Kitchener location, the prayer space is located in the Faculty of Social Work (FSW321), Spiritual Room.

For questions, concerns to requests related to prayer spaces, contact


Information about the Waterloo-based university chaplains is below. Information about Brantford university chaplains is coming soon.

Religious/Spiritual Accommodations

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to respecting the religious beliefs and practices of all members of the university community and has a duty to provide accommodation based on creed (religion) under the Ontario Human Rights Code. This obligation requires the university to work with students to provide reasonable accommodation when a student’s religious observances or spiritual beliefs creates a conflict with their academic schedule and subsequent ability to meet the academic requirements of the course as presented in the course outline.

Developing accommodations is a shared responsibility. Students need to work with their instructors and university staff to address accommodation requirements.

Request accommodation due to a religious or spiritual observance.

Religious Holidays Calendar

The religious holidays calendar includes religious and cultural holidays that you or other students may need accommodations for. 

Muslim Students Association (MSA)

The Muslim Students' Association (MSA) is a student-run organization that provides a safer space for Muslim students and students interested in the Muslim faith to connect and interact with Islam.