Weekly Update - June 18, 2021

Friday, June 18, 2021

Students on campus

Hey new Warriors! This week in Waterloo Ready is all about managing your wellness at Waterloo. Whether or not you're on campus, you have access to a variety of health resources, keep reading!

Below you'll find a summary of the information you received in an email on June 16, 2021. Looking for something specific? Use these quick links to jump ahead: 

Self-care in university

Check out this 6-part video series to learn the ins and outs of your self-care management. The whole series only takes about 5 minutes to watch:

Did you know we also share these videos on our Waterloo Ready Tik Tok? We'll post new videos each week!

 Understand your Health and Dental Plan

Apply for academic accommodations

The University of Waterloo is committed to ensuring all students can access and meaningfully participate in their education by removing barriers and building capacity for personal success. Students with permanent, temporary, or suspected disabilities are encouraged to contact AccessAbility Services, which is Waterloo’s centralized office for the management of student academic accommodations, to register for supports and services. 

Learn more about wellness and student life 

 Your Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) is here to support your physical and mental well-being while you’re studying at UWaterloo. WUSA builds community through clubs, events and services, advocates to improve your student experience and has dedicated resources to support your health and wellness.

WUSA is proud to run the Health and Dental plan, the Food Support Service and Empower Me, a 24/7 counselling service. They also offer peer support through groups such as MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education and Support), RAISE (Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity and Equity), The Women's Centre and The Glow Centre. Being a student can be challenging and they’ve got your back every step of the way!

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