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Friday, October 6, 2017

Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Monday, October 9

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday (Monday, October 9, 2017). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 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

Friday, September 29, 2017

2017 flu vaccination clinic dates now available

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, and faculty are invited to get their influenza vaccination through Health Services at one of the following dates:

Friday, September 1, 2017

Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Monday, September 4

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Labour Day holiday (Monday, September 4, 2017). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 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

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Fall seminar and workshop information now available

People sitting at a seminar

The schedule for our Fall term workshops, seminars, and groups is now available. 

Friday, August 4, 2017

Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Monday, August 7

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Civic Holiday stat holiday (Monday, August 7, 2017). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 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 Campus Police 519-888-4567 ext 22222
  • or 9-1-1

Hospital information

Monday, July 31, 2017

PAC-SMH Panel Launch Day brings together a variety of perspectives

PAC-SMH Panel Participants meeting

The President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH) hosted a supporting panel launch day Thursday, July 27, 2017. It was the first time the supporting panels were able to meet with each other and brought together perspectives from students, faculty, staff, community partners, alumni, and parents.

Friday, July 21, 2017

President'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!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lab 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:

Monday, July 10, 2017

Call 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.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

New Associate Director, Health Promotion Jennifer McCorriston to join Campus Wellness July 17, 2017

Campus Wellness is pleased to announce that Jennifer McCorriston has accepted the role of Associate Director, Health Promotion. Jennifer comes to Campus Wellness from the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit. She has a great deal of experience in initiating community-based public health campaigns, and she has a strong track record of leadership with diverse professionals. 

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