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. May 19, 2019Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Monday, May 20

    Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Victoria Day stat holiday (May 20). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 20, 2019 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

  2. May 14, 2019Students Create Religiously Relevant Support for Students Ayane Kawe May Wellness Champion

    Ayana Kawe’s drive to find support for Muslim students leads to creation of two Muslim chaplain positions

    Ayana Kawe has been a part of an innovative initiative to bring about positive change in our campus community. Ayana provided leadership to establish the Muslim Chaplaincy Waterloo, with support from the University of Waterloo Chaplains’ Association, to provide services that are sensitive to the Muslim student experience. The Chaplains provide on-campus care sessions free of charge to those who need it.

  3. May 1, 2019Tips for enjoying the summer sunshineSun glasses in sand

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  1. June 25, 2019Wellness Collaborative Launch EventPeople collaborating in a meeting room

    The Wellness Collaborative is the cross-campus partnership to move the Okanagan Charter and Healthy Workplace Statement into action. All members of the University of Waterloo community are invited to attend this free event. The agenda runs 9:00 am - 11:30 am with informal networking and refreshments starting at 8:30.

  2. May 27, 2019Coping Skills Seminar - Thriving With EmotionsCoping Skills Seminar - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

    Learn the five core emotions and their functions; the importance of cultivating happiness and how to increase it; how to identify emotional triggers; how to regulate emotions with distress tolerance, self-soothing and improving the moment strategies; how to increase enjoyable activities; and how to relax using guided imagery visualization.

    Register on LEADS.

  3. May 30, 2019Graduate Student Stress Management GroupGraduate Student Stress Management Group - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness/events
    • This group offers a safe, confidential space in which to talk about the stressors in graduate school and life, emotions (including problems with anxiety and depression), and relationships.
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  1. May 22, 2019Summer Safety Tip: Drinking Responsibly laughing people in a patio party

    As the warm weather approaches you might find yourself attending more BBQ’s, pool parties and other outdoor events, where alcohol may be present. If you are going to consume, here are some tips to remember to drink responsibly! 

  2. May 15, 2019Learn how to control your asthmaRespiratory therapist with patient

    Do you have Asthma? A Respiratory Therapist from St. Mary’s General Hospital comes to Health Services regularly to assist students in managing their asthma. You can talk to your Health Services Doctor or Nurse Practitioner about making an appointment.

    During a visit with the Respiratory Therapist you’ll complete:

  3. May 8, 2019Spring term resources and hoursStudents in a workshop

    Welcome back for another term at University of Waterloo. Here’s an overview of some of the Campus Wellness services you can access as a University of Waterloo student:

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