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. July 20, 2017President's Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health supporting panel members selected

    The members of the President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH) have reviewed the many applications and selected supporting panel members for the five topic panels: Student Experience, Student Services, Community Partners, Academic, Mental Health Experts. The large number of applicants from across our University of Waterloo community affirms the passion and awareness for developing and enhancing mental health and wellness services and systems on campus. Thank you!

  2. July 19, 2017Lab closure July 24-28

    The Health Services Laboratory will be closed July 24, 2017 to July 28, 2017. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Other labs near campus include:

  3. July 9, 2017Call for female undergraduate students for women's health focus groups

    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD), a youth health promotion organization, in partnership with University of Waterloo, Health Services, is recruiting undergraduate subjects to participate in focus groups as part of a women's health qualitative research project. Conestoga College and Wilfrid Laurier University are collaborating to ensure focus groups are attended by students representing all three Kitchener-Waterloo area post-secondary schools.

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  1. July 31, 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. Aug. 2, 2017More Feet on the Ground - In Person Training

    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

  3. Aug. 2, 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. July 25, 2017Three things you can do today to calm your mindMan walking through a field

    Studies haven’t concluded yet how many thoughts we have in a day, but different results have found people can have anywhere between 12,000 and 70,000. These numbers can feel overwhelming during times of heightened stress and anxiety, as it can be difficult to stop the constant stream of worry and negativity that floods your mind. So what can you do to slow down the flow of thoughts running through your mind?

  2. July 18, 2017FAQs about STIsEvent poster for STI clinic: Wednesday July 26 from 10am to 2pm, Health Services Building

    What is an STI?

    STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) are infectious diseases that are spread through any type of sexual contact.

  3. July 11, 2017Being your own advocateAdvisor and student talking

    Have you ever spent a long time thinking about how to ask for something from someone, only to have that person not respond or dismiss your concerns? Or have you ever stayed up at night thinking about other ways a recent conversation could have gone?

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