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.
Our offices are a place where human rights are respected and where LGBTQ+ people, and their friends and allies, are welcome and supported.
- Sep. 1, 2020
Campus Wellness (Counselling Services and Health Services) remains open with alternative processes in place in response to the COVID-19 situation. To book an appointment please call ahead, no appointments will be booked in-person.
To book an appointment with:
- Oct. 23, 2020
Students, staff, and faculty are invited to get their influenza vaccination through Health Services
The change of seasons often brings an influenza outbreak. Although influenza activity generally peaks around January, it takes the body about two weeks after vaccination to develop antibodies that will protect against influenza virus infection. For that reason, it's important to get vaccinated before the seasonal outbreak, especially if you fall into the high risk category.
- Oct. 21, 2020
- Oct. 28, 2020
Depression is a whole-body illness: It involves the body, mood, and thoughts. In this group, members learn how to recognize, understand and better manage patterns of feeling, thinking and behaving to help them live a more satisfying life.
Length: 8 weekly sessions.
Individuals must be referred by a regulated health professional on campus.
- Oct. 28, 2020
Do you want help better understanding your thoughts and emotions? Do you actively seek relief from feelings of distress?
If so, consider attending this group. Mindfulness is a mental state and therapeutic technique attained by purposefully focusing your awareness on the present moment, while calmly and without judgement acknowledging your feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.
- Oct. 28, 2020
Are you struggling with persistent thoughts of suicide?
Learn ways to understand the feelings related to these thoughts and start to decrease the frequency and intensity of suicidal thoughts.
Wondering how to make these changes?
Learn skills to live life more safely through crisis de-escalation, emotional literacy, problem solving and relationship management.
Be open to the possibility of a different way of thinking and feeling.
- Sep. 4, 2019
Marina Angel, a 3rd year co-op student, shares her story with loneliness on co-op and how she combated isolation. Loneliness is a common feeling for university students, and can affect your mental wellness and ability to cope in new environments. Learn more about Co-op Connection and how you can stay connected to campus.
- Aug. 28, 2019
Tips from Campus Wellness for leading a better-balanced lifestyle
- Aug. 14, 2019
One of the many services offered at UW’s Health Services is the Family Health Clinic. This clinic was created to support family members of registered University of Waterloo undergraduate and graduate students, visiting scholars, and post-doctorates. This clinic provides family members (parents, spouses, children) their primary health care (prenatal, well child, chronic illness management, urgent illness) so they are not left having to seek routine care provision through emergency rooms and walk-in clinics.