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. June 25, 2017Applications open for President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health supporting panel groups

    The President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH) has been meeting since May and they are pleased to announce they are ready to start recruiting for representatives on the five supporting panels. The panels include: Student Experience, Student Services, Community Partners, Academic, and Mental Health Experts. Each panel will help to gather information in their topic area to help the PAC-SMH deliver their final report.
     

  2. June 19, 2017Campus Wellness locations will be closed on the morning of Tuesday June 20

    Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, for an all-staff meeting. Our offices will reopen at 11:30 a.m. During the meeting, you can reach a Counselling Services staff member by phone at 519-888-4567 ext. 32655.

  3. June 6, 2017President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health members announced

    The members of the President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH) have been appointed by University of Waterloo President, Feridun Hamdullahpur. The Committee includes representation from multiple faculties, disciplines, and roles, in addition to both graduate and undergraduate student representation.

    The Committee is comprised of the following members:

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  1. June 28, 2017Coping Skills Seminar - Managing EmotionsPencil 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.

    Managing Emotions

    Learn how to:

  2. July 10, 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:

  3. July 12, 2017Coping Skills Seminar - Cultivating ResiliencyPencil 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.

    Cultivating Resiliency

    Learn how to:

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  1. June 20, 2017Four quick meal ideasVegetables in a stir fry pan

    Sometimes life can get ahead of you and eating well can fall way down on the priority list. But being short on time, money, or cooking experience doesn’t have to mean falling short on nutrition. With a little imagination, basic cooking equipment, and some simple ingredients, anyone can prepare quick, tasty, and healthy meals.

  2. June 13, 2017Wellness podcast and app recommendationsPerson walking while listening to smartphone with 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, for health and wellness advice, always speak with your doctor or make an appointment with a counsellor.

  3. June 7, 2017Mindfulness and meditation for stress reductionMeditation by the lake

    You may have seen a recent study from University of Waterloo that found that 10 minutes of meditation can help anxious people focus in stressful situations.

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