Welcome to Counselling Services

University can be a rewarding and challenging environment. Counselling Services has many resources students can use to get support. We offer coping skills seminars and workshops where students can learn about different ways to manage or overcome obstacles. There are therapy groups where students can hear from others experiencing similar life situations. We offer peer support options and there are opportunities to connect for an individual appointment

Our 2 main offices are here to assist you and we can be found at:

Needles Hall Addition, 2nd floor,
519-888-4567, x32655 

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Walk-in hours Wednesday and Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Weekends Closed - Emergency Contacts

Health Services building, 2nd floor, 519-888-4567, x31976 

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed - Emergency Contacts

We serve the entire University of Waterloo community while working with our community partners and university counterparts

Find out more about our services     

staff and students proudly wearing their MHWD shirts

We look forward to hearing from you!

Emergency Info

  • In crisis?
  • Feeling unsafe?
  • Worried you might hurt yourself or others?

In Waterloo Region access Emergency contacts

Away from campus?

  • contact someone you trust
  • go to the nearest hospital or safe place
  • call a local help line
  • contact us and we'll try to find local supports to help you

Meet with a Counsellor at:

  • Main office, Needles Hall Addition, 2nd Floor (NH2)
  • Health Services, 2nd Floor Mental Health Office
  • Accounting & Finance  NH 2
  • Applied Health Sciences  NH 2
  • Architecture (Cambridge) Room 3070
  • Arts NH 2
  • Digital Media (Stratford)
  • Engineering CPH 1320
  • Environment NH 2
  • Mathematics & Computer Science MC 4019-C
  • McMaster Medical School (Kitchener)
  • Pharmacy (Kitchener) PHR 3020
  • Residence, Mackenzie King Village, Room 011
  • Science  Earth Sciences 254B

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