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Activities and workshops for faculty and staff

Discover plenty of health and wellness activities and events happening on and off-campus just for Faculty and Staff !
Physical activity counselling

Physical activity counselling

The University of Ottawa offers free Physical Activity Counselling (PAC) to all students, faculty, and staff who are insufficiently physically active and/or want to increase their enjoyment of physical activity.


uO Running Club

The uO Running Club is back as of April 11, 2023! Beginner, intermediate, and advanced runners are all welcome. Walk and run on the beautiful paths of the Rideau canal and those around Parliament!

Meeting point is at 12:10 pm on Tuesdays in front of the Lamoureux building (while the Montpetit entrance is being renovated), change rooms (free of charge) are available at the Montpetit gym in the basement. For more information, visit the Healthy and Active Campus webpage



TAO Self-Help is an online platform of tools and interactive modules that can help you manage the many stressors that come in life and can help you bounce back from challenging times.

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Meetings on the move

A conversation doesn’t have to be in a boardroom, instead be on the move. Many of our inspiring thoughts and creative moments happen outside of these settings. Join the growing trend of holding meetings on the move.

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Pedometer Challenge

Step out of the office and get moving October 16-22! For more information, visit 'A Healthy and Active Campus' webpage.