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. June 13, 2019Move Your Mind Program breaks down barriers to physical activity
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    Program run by Athletics and Recreation helps students experience the physical, emotional, mental and cognitive benefits of exercise.

  2. May 20, 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

  3. 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.

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  1. June 25, 2019Wellness Collaborative Launch Event
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    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. June 19, 2019Spring 2019 Thrive
    Thrive - Building Positive Mental Health for All

    Thrive is a series of events focused on building positive mental health for University of Waterloo students, faculty, and staff. Thrive is also a mindset that encourages you to flourish. We all have mental health, and we can each strengthen our mental health by learning about it, thinking about it, talking about it, and discovering new skills and resources to help us Thrive all year long.

  3. June 19, 2019More Feet on the Ground Mental Health Training for Students
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    This training consists of a facilitated discussion of the online More Feet on the Ground mental health education program. This program uses those online materials, as well as vignettes to teach students, staff, and faculty how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health problems on campus.

    Duration: 2.5 hours

    Audience: Students

    Registration is on LEADS

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  1. June 12, 2019How to help a friend
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    Being close friends with someone means we are often the first ones to notice a change in their behavior or appearance. Sometimes you might notice a friend is struggling with their mental health and want to help, but it can be really hard to know how, or if you should approach them.

  2. June 5, 2019Sun's Out, Work Out(side)
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    With warmer weather comes the opportunity to enjoy a beach day, hike to see a waterfall, bike to school, or take a walk without layers of sweaters. So what are the positive effects of doing physical activity outside and why should you consider it? Learn more about the benefits of outdoor workouts and how to include them in your routine.

  3. May 29, 2019Summer Safety Tip: Bee Stings and Bug Bites
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    One of the best parts about campus during the spring, besides shorter lines for coffee, is enjoying the weather outside. Whether you’re studying on one of the patio chairs at Dana Porter or taking a nap on the grass, it is important to know how to handle any bug bites or bee stings that might occur.

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