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.
- May 19, 2019
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
- May 14, 2019
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.
- May 1, 2019
- June 25, 2019
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.
- May 23, 2019
This training teaches students, staff, and faculty how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. QPR 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.
- May 23, 2019
What is cognitive-behavioural therapy?
CBT is a widely used, evidence-based approach to treating anxiety. This approach can help you understand the relationship between your feelings, thoughts, and behaviours, and how these experiences interact to maintain anxiety.
The focus of CBT is:
- The identification of the specific thoughts, beliefs, and behaviours that maintain your anxiety
- The introduction of strategies for challenging thoughts and beliefs as well as changing behaviour to reduce anxiety
- The use of mindfulness for improved coping
- May 22, 2019
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!
- May 15, 2019
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:
- May 8, 2019
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: