Health Promotion
Resource Centre
UCU 203
MON - FRI: 9 am - 5 pm
613-564-3950 x 290

Important Messages

Weekly Events

Every week we host up to 9 FREE health related events including Yoga, Pet Therapy, HIV testing, Cooking Demos, Happy Hour, and many more. Check the calendar or follow us on Facebook for more info.


Consult our RESOURCES page for online resources relating to Nutrition, Mental Health, Sleep, Physical Activity, Sexual Health, Smoking Cessation, Drugs & Alcohol and Global Health.

Who we are / What we do

The Health Promotion (HP) department is made up of 2 Health Promotion Specialists, administrative assistants, team leaders and peer educator volunteers who are dedicated to make health information accessible to students and to encourage well-being through healthy choices.  HP is an environment that supports personal and professional development through contribution to the community.  HP believes that promoting student health and wellness is integral to the values of the University of Ottawa. This dynamic team can be found educating and encouraging the University of Ottawa community.  HP’s focus is to empower students during various stages of change for healthy living and academic success by offering free bilingual resources, services, programs and activities that touch on student health issues such as, but not limited to:

  • Mental health stress management and sleep
  • Sexuality
  • Drugs & alcohol consumption
  • Tobacco
  • Nutrition and physical activity
  • Global health and development issues


"HP, the experience of a lifetime!"

"I have been asked to write a piece articling my time working at Health Promotion at the University of Ottawa’s Health Services, although, I am finding it hard to write an appropriate article as there are no words powerful enough to truly capture my wonderful experience with this department. (...)" Read more

"Life at Health Promo!"

"The UCU203 Resource Centre is an amazing hub. The room and its characteristic red chairs are home to a panoply of health resources and knowledgeable staff. (...)" Read more

Wait time

Approximate Wait time at Walk-in Clinic

Please consider making an appointment with your family doctor for non-urgent issues

Hours of Operation

Walk-in Clinic
100 Marie Curie, Ottawa

Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 2 PM*

*Summer Hours: The Walk-in Clinic will be closed on Sundays from June 4th to August 27th

Important Walk in appointment information for Rideau Clinic location


300-100 Marie Curie Pvt
Ottawa, ON
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-564-3950

Fax: 613-564-6627

After Hours Access to Care

Patients registered with a family doctor at UOHS

In case of emergency, always dial 911. THAS connects you to a nurse who can provide medical advice, or, if appropriate, provide access to a family health team doctor or suggest that you go to emergency.


Patients not registered with a family doctor at UOHS – Ontario residents

In case of emergency, always dial 911. Telehealth Ontario is a free service that allows Ontario residents to speak to a Registered Nurse with their medical questions any time of the day or night. This could be when you're sick or injured but aren't sure if you need to see a doctor or can treat the situation at home.


Patients not registered with a family doctor at UOHS – Quebec residents

In case of emergency, always dial 911. Info-Santé 8-1-1  is a free and confidential telephone consultation service that puts you in contact with a nurse in case of a non-urgent health issue.

Info-Santé 811

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