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Welcome to Campus Wellness

Campus Wellness is here to help all students at the University of Waterloo. Our professionals provide primary medical care and mental health services using an inclusive, connected, and collaborative approach.

You can find the Health Services building across from the Student Life Centre (SLC) or by calling 519-888-4096. You can find Counselling Services at Needles Hall North, 2nd floor or by calling 519-888-4567 ext. 32655. See our Hours page for more information about specific service hours.

rainbow flagOur offices are a place where human rights are respected and where LGBTQ+ people, and their friends and allies, are welcome and supported.

  1. Sep. 5, 2018New campus pianos aim to open hearts and minds

    “Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” Elton John.

  2. Sep. 4, 2018Fall hours go into effect this Thursday (Sept 6)

    Campus Wellness locations will switch to fall hours on Thursday, September 6. 

    Service Dates and times
    Health Services booked appointments

    Monday to Thursday
    8:30 - 7:30

    8:30 - 5:00

    Walk-in visits for urgent concerns

    Monday to Friday
    8:30 - 12:00
    1:00 - 4:30

  3. Aug. 30, 2018Campus Wellness locations will be closed Monday, September 3

    Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed Labour Day. Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
    If you experience a medical emergency or mental health crisis during the holiday, please refer to the following emergency services and contacts:

    General emergency contacts

    • UW Police 519-888-4567 ext 22222
    • or 9-1-1

    Hospital information

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  1. Sep. 24, 2018Coping Skills Seminar - Challenging ThinkingCoping Skills Seminars -

    Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our Coping Skills Seminars.

    Challenging Thinking

    Learn how to:

    • Identify unhelpful thinking patterns
    • Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts
    • Think in a more balanced way
    • Relax using mindfulness strategies

    Register on LEADS.

  2. Sep. 25, 2018The Body ProjectThe Body Project ad - Women standing together outside

    Do you like what you see in the mirror?

    All female students are invited to participate in The Body Project, a program at University of Waterloo that is aimed at helping young women feel better about their bodies!

  3. Sep. 26, 2018Preventing Depression Relapse: A Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy GroupPreventing Depression Relapse

    Do you cycle into low mood and depression?

    This skills-based group offers evidence-based therapy that helps sustain recovery from depression and decrease risk of relapse.

    Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an empirically validated group treatment program that is specifically designed to help individuals who have recovered from depression, to avoid future relapse.
    The primary prevention skills are mindfulness-based practices and the focus of therapy is in prevention of relapses.

    Who can join this group?

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  1. Sep. 18, 2018What after-hours supports are available?Good2Talk logo

    Sometimes when you need help or someone to talk to it doesn’t always fit into conventional office hours. We wanted to take this post to highlight the different options that are available to you if you need mental health support or medical assistance when our offices are closed.

  2. Sep. 13, 2018Information regarding cannabis use and your healthcannabis leaf

    With the legalization of cannabis in Canada, you might be curious about or considering trying pot. Or maybe you are already a person who uses cannabis and you are interested in our country’s changing rules. The perception of the prevalence of use of marijuana is different than reality.

  3. Sep. 11, 2018Tips for practicing healthy habits and managing your health at universityStudent working on laptop outside

    Starting a new chapter at university is an exciting time. There are lots of new things to learn academically, new things to try, and new people to meet. You also might be new to managing your health. There are many things to consider to keep yourself healthy. Keep reading for our top 10 ways to stay healthy while at university:

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