Welcome to Campus Wellness

You can find Health Services at 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 addition, 2nd floor or by calling 519-888-4567 ext. 32655. See our Hours page for more information about specific service hours.

Campus Wellness is here to help all students at the University of Waterloo. Our professionals in Health Services and Counselling Services provide primary medical care and mental health services using a connected and collaborative approach. We provide compassionate, caring, and inclusive services to the University community. 

If you are a faculty or staff member who is seeking personal health care or mental health support, please see the Employee Assistance Program or contact Occupational Health.


  1. July 20, 2017President's Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health supporting panel members selected

    The members of the President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH) have reviewed the many applications and selected supporting panel members for the five topic panels: Student Experience, Student Services, Community Partners, Academic, Mental Health Experts. The large number of applicants from across our University of Waterloo community affirms the passion and awareness for developing and enhancing mental health and wellness services and systems on campus. Thank you!

  2. July 19, 2017Lab closure July 24-28

    The Health Services Laboratory will be closed July 24, 2017 to July 28, 2017. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Other labs near campus include:

  3. July 9, 2017Call for female undergraduate students for women's health focus groups

    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD), a youth health promotion organization, in partnership with University of Waterloo, Health Services, is recruiting undergraduate subjects to participate in focus groups as part of a women's health qualitative research project. Conestoga College and Wilfrid Laurier University are collaborating to ensure focus groups are attended by students representing all three Kitchener-Waterloo area post-secondary schools.

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  1. July 24, 2017Coping Skills Seminar - Challenging ThinkingPencil crayons arranged in a rainbow

    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:

  2. July 26, 2017QPR Training

    This training teaches students, staff, and faculty how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. It is an education and awareness program that provides direction as to how to Question a person with thoughts of suicide, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to Refer the person to appropriate professional resources.

    Training content:

  3. July 26, 2017Get Tested - Drop-in, confidential STI screeningGet Tested - Confidential STI drop-in screening

    Stop by Health Services on Wednesday, July 26 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for a drop-in, confidential Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) screening.

    All University of Waterloo students who show valid health insurance are welcome to attend. Screenings are offered on a first come, first served basis.

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  1. July 18, 2017FAQs about STIsEvent poster for STI clinic: Wednesday July 26 from 10am to 2pm, Health Services Building

    What is an STI?

    STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) are infectious diseases that are spread through any type of sexual contact.

  2. July 11, 2017Being your own advocateAdvisor and student talking

    Have you ever spent a long time thinking about how to ask for something from someone, only to have that person not respond or dismiss your concerns? Or have you ever stayed up at night thinking about other ways a recent conversation could have gone?

  3. July 4, 2017July wellness podcast and app recommendationsPerson wearing pink headphones

    Podcasts and apps can be an excellent complement to your self-care routine. The Campus Wellness blog will be posting recommendations for podcasts and apps that might help you find motivation or cope with stress. These recommendations are made for educational purposes only.

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