Interested in knowing more about the importance of sleep? You’ve come to the right place! A Student Health Survey conducted in 2017 at uOttawa shows that 64% of respondents take 1 or more naps per week, 35% of respondents pull at least 1 all-nighter per week and 72% of respondents get less than the recommended amount of sleep on a weekly basis. Visit our Resource Centre in UCU203 for more information on the various sleep initiatives on campus!



Sleep Resources

  • Canadian Sleep Society: The Canadian Sleep Society is a national organization committed to improving sleep for all Canadians through: support for research, promotion of high quality clinical care, education of professionals and the public, and advocacy for sleep and sleep disorders medicine.
  • National Sleep Foundation: The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy.
  • National Institute of Health : The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.


  • Sleep Cycle : Sleep Cycle alarm clock tracks your sleep patterns and wakes you up during light sleep
  • Relax & Sleep Well: High quality hypnosis and meditation app by best-selling self-help audio author Glenn Harrold.
  • Pzizz: The world's most advanced sleep and power nap system to fall asleep fast, stay asleep, and wake up feeling refreshed.

Upcoming Events

 Yoga: Mar.25th from 5:30-6:30pm in 90U Room 140

Global Health Break: Mar. 26th from 9:30-10:30am in UCU203

Happy Hour: Mar. 26th from 2:00-3:00pm in UCU203

Meditation: Mar. 27th from 5:00-6:00pm in 90U room 152

Reiki: Mar. 28th from 9:00am-12:00pm (20 minute appointments) UCU203

ActiveU: Mar. 28th from 1:00-2:00pm in the UCU Terminus

Active on Ice: Mar. 28th from 1:30-2:20pm in the Sports Complex

Cooking Demo: Mar. 28th from 2:00-3:00pm in UCU203

Pet Therapy: Mar. 29th from 11:00am-12:00pm in 90U room 152

Visit the calendar or follow us on Facebook for more info.

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Tel: 613-564-3950 ext.290

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