Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Victoria Day holiday (Monday, May 22, 2017). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 23, 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:
Campus Wellness is pleased to publish our Spring 2017 Strategic Initiatives Report. This report includes key service numbers, including service usage numbers, staffing levels, and program information. The report also includes progress made towards our Campus Wellness Strategic Initiatives and the 2012 Mental Health Review recommendations.
The results of the 2016 National College Health Assessment II survey are now available. This survey is administered every three years at the University of Waterloo and is coordinated through Campus Wellness. The survey provides the largest known comprehensive data set on the health of university students. The University of Waterloo uses this data to inform changes to our Campus Wellness programming and services.
Winter vomiting illnesses (gastroenteritis) are a common occurrence during the colder months of the year. You can help prevent the spread of illness and keep our campus healthy by reading the following tips.
What is gastroenteritis?
Viral gastroenteritis is an infection that can cause diarrhea and vomiting. People can get an infection if they touch an infected surface or person or eat foods and drinks with the virus on them. Symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, fever, headache, cramping, and loss of appetite.