Health Services

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COVID-19 update: Health Services is currently providing all medical services, with modified or alternative service delivery. To book an appointment please call 519-888-4096


  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Thursday | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please note: The on-site laboratory will be closed on September 24, 27, 28, and 29. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you are outside of Ontario: Please seek health care where you are. If you’ve been receiving care from us and are having difficulty finding care in another province or country, please contact us to discuss your options and next steps.


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Student Medical Clinic

Caring for you is the number one reason we are here on campus. We place you first, work to limit out-of-pocket expenses for students, and seek partnerships with you in personal health.

The Student Medical Clinic offers health care visits with both male and female doctors and nurses. We are located at the Health Services building across from the SLC. Please contact us by phone at 519-888-4096 to book an appointment. Make sure you bring your health card to all appointments.

For more information, visit the Student Medical Clinic page.


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Verification of Illness Services

University of Waterloo verification of illness certificates are available from Health Services for students who are unable to attend labs and examinations or are late with major assignments.

For more information, visit the Verification of Illness page.


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Student Medical Insurance

Health Services accepts all provincial health plans, for example, the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), and the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) for international students for most physician visits. You may also be covered by the StudentCare plan, or by a family extended health plan. Visit our Student Medical Insurance page for more information.


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Family Health Clinic

The Family Health Clinic serves current undergraduate and graduate students, visiting scholars, visiting researchers, visiting faculty and post-doctorates, and their families, including:

  • Dependents (spouse/children)
  • Parents of above
  • Visiting family and support people

Visit our Family Health Clinic page for more information.


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Nutrition Services

Eating balanced meals at regular times is vital for both physical and mental wellbeing. Nutrition Services provides online resources to help students with healthy eating strategies and offers guidance on planning and preparing easy, affordable meals.

With a referral from a Health Services physician, our Registered Dietitian provides individual counselling for students who have nutrition or food-related health concerns.

For more information, visit our Nutrition Services page.


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Travel Clinic

Whether you’re travelling for school or leisure, you want the right medical advice for your destination, activities, and health status. The travel experts at Health Services are physicians and nurses who offer complete pre and post-travel consultations to ensure a safe trip and problem-free return.

Visit our Travel Clinic page for more information.