The Okanagan Charter outlines the language, principles, and framework that post-secondary institutions should be utilizing in order to work towards becoming a campus that promotes health and wellbeing in all aspects of life to all individuals. From this goal, the Okanagan Charter’s two Calls to Action are as follows:
To embed health into all aspects of campus culture, across administration, operations, and academic mandates.
To lead health promotion action and collaboration locally and globally.
The University of Waterloo affirms its adoption of the Okanagan Charter as a collaborative framework to promote the health and wellness of our students and the broader campus community.
By adopting the Charter, the University of Waterloo committed to:
To learn more about each of these commitments, go to the Okanagan Charter Commitments page.
The University of Waterloo commits to embedding health and wellness into all aspects of campus culture, using the following principles as the foundation for our work:
To read the Okanagan Charter in its entirety, open up the PDF below.