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.
- Nov. 14, 2018
Did you miss our flu vaccine clinic in early November? Don't worry - due to high demand we've added more dates. Call 519-888-4096 to book your spot in our additional clinics on November 19 between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. and November 28 between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. in Health Services!
- Nov. 1, 2018
As of November 1st Campus Wellness will begin accepting credit and debit payments at our Health Services location for uninsured services such as Verification of Illness Forms, missed appointments, or some Travel Clinic fees. After this date, the cashier will no longer accept payments by cheque but will continue to accept cash payments. For a full list of uninsured services please see our list.
- Sep. 28, 2018
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.
Students, staff, faculty, and community members are invited to get their influenza vaccination through Health Services at one of the following dates:
- Nov. 20, 2018
Learn strategies to manage stress and anxiety
This CBT and mindfulness-based seminar is designed to help you better understand anxiety, its causes, and the factors that maintain it. Throughout this seminar, we will introduce you to a number of strategies designed to alleviate anxiety in the moment, challenge your anxious thoughts, and change behaviours that maintain your anxiety. You will receive an in-depth handout with various strategies for you to try over the coming weeks, some which we will practice during the seminar.
- Nov. 21, 2018
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
Registration is on LEADS.
- Nov. 21, 2018
Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our Coping Skills Seminars.
Learn how to:
- Develop healthier self-care habits
- Shift unhelpful mindsets
- Deal with disappointment
- Motivate yourself after failure
- Relax using breathing techniques
Register on LEADS.
- Nov. 13, 2018
Nutrition advice is everywhere these days and there is a lot of conflicting advice on what’s best. This week our Registered Dietitian, Sandy Ace, answers three FAQs.
- Nov. 6, 2018
Cold and flu season is upon us. Avoid lost time from work, school, and social engagements by taking precautions from getting sick. There are many things to consider to keep yourself healthy. Keep reading for tips to stay healthy during cold and flu season:
- Oct. 31, 2018
With cold and flu season coming up, you might be wondering whether or not to get a flu shot this year. The answer is yes! Health Services provides flu clinics in October and November to help make it easy and convenient to get your flu vaccine and help stop the spread of influenza.