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Health and wellness

Your health and wellness is a journey!

Whether you are a student, faculty member, staff, or alumnus, you can navigate and discover services and resources to learn how to take care of yourself, each other, and your community.

New! uoWellness App

Discover the uoWellness app, an innovative and transformative experience at uOttawa. Developped by students for students, this app is designed to make your wellness journey simpler and engaging.

  • Never miss a wellness event
  • Easily book a relaxing study room
  • Get the chance to win prizes with daily missions and more!
  • Wellness resource navigation is just a tap away

Learn more about the app!

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Mental health during exams

There are many ways and resources available to help you cope during this busy time. No matter where you are at, the Student Health, Wellness and Support team is here to support you along your journey.
Consult the many resources available to you!


For students

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Get ready, uOttawa!

Discover some practical tips to safely view a solar eclipse.
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TAO self-help

Get free access to 24/7, year-round resources that help you handle life and feel your best emotionally!
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Student groups

Meet other students and contribute to the discussion based on your own successes and difficulties, in a safe and confidential space.
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Personalized health education program

Are you a student curious about the health and wellness resources available to you at uOttawa? Learn how to navigate your health and wellness with a Health Promotion Specialist. During your appointment, the Health Promotion Specialist will work with you and your health care providers to determine the best care plan, provide personalized health education, help you navigate health and wellness resources and connect you with appropriate programs and services. In addition to health care provider referrals and reception referrals, this program is also self-referral!
Book your appointment!

For faculty, staff, and alumni

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More feet on the ground

Learn to recognize, respond and refer students experiencing mental health issues on campus and best practices for reflecting after interacting with so…
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Talk entrepreneurship, family, and curiosity

The uOttaKnow podcast is back for a fifth season! Hosted by Gwen Madiba, uOttaKnow puts uOttawa alumni and researchers in the guest seat to talk about…
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Psychological health and safety in the workplace

Check out the new resource to have that conversation!

What is the wellness continuum?

During all stages of your life, and from one day to the next, it is normal to have varying needs for wellness support. The Wellness Continuum is a tool to help identify your current status and understand that it can vary within time. Consult, explore and select services and resources available to you at uOttawa and within the community

This is not a diagnostic tool. You can navigate the menu to learn more and find services and resources that are right for you.

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Contact us

Student general inquiries

Phone 613-562-5800 ext.4372

Email [email protected]

Contact information for student Health, Wellness and Support Services

Faculty and staff general inquiries

Phone : Please contact us by email

Email [email protected]

Contact information for a workplace absence, accommodation request, or ergonomic assessment