Health and Wellness

Counselling Services

Counselling Services at the University of Guelph provides counselling to students who are experiencing personal problems. Often these problems present as anxiety, depression, interpersonal difficulties, eating concerns or adjusting to university life.

To book an appointment with a counsellor, drop in at Counselling Services, Level 3, University Centre or phone (519) 824-4120 ext. 53244/56208, Services Website

Feeling Better Now Program and Good2Talk Hotline

The University of Guelph is also involved with the Feeling Better Now program, an initiative that helps students assess their risk for mental health issues. 

Good2Talk is a 24-hour hotline for students. Phone: 1-866-925-5454.

Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health

The Health and Performance Centre

The Health and Performance Centre provides expertise in sports medicine, rehabilitation and health promotion. Services include: sports medicine, physiotherapy, massage therapy, chiropractics, pedorthics, bike fitting, nutrition and fitness.

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-6pm
Location: John T. Powell Building, 2nd Floor
Phone: (519) 767-5011
Fax: (519) 821-4007

Student Support Network

A campus drop-in and support line, provides confidential listening/support and information/referrals to all students of the University Community by trained volunteers.

Located in McNally House we are open Monday - Friday, Fall and Winter semesters between 4:00pm and 10:00pm.  Contact us:  (519) 824-4120 ext. 55002 or visit: counselling/student-support-network

Stress Management & High Performance Clinic

Providing self-regulation skills training for performance and health to clients from university, health care, and community settings in group, private, and on-site programs.

For more information, visit the Stress Management website

Student Health Services

Located in the Powell Building, 1st floor, we offer comprehensive health and medical services to students and their immediate families.

Services include:

  • Medical and psychiatric care
  • Nursing services
  • Dietician services
  • Health education
  • Lab
  • Immunizations/injections
  • Dispensary (for oral contraceptives)
  • Travel Medicine
  • Rabies vaccine program

For information or to make an appointment call ext. 52131.

Student Health Services website

The Department of Athletics

Athletics offers a wide variety of activities and programs to meet the demonstrated needs and perceived interests of students. There is something for every interested "Gryphon". Facilities include a twin pad arena, a field house with squash courts, swimming pools, weight training areas (including cardio, strength training and advanced training), multi-purpose areas, gymnasiums, lighted fields, an outdoor track and a covered athletics field with track. 

Structured programs include a multitude of fitness and spinning classes each week, intramurals, interest classes (dance, martial arts, aquatics, pilates and yoga), certification courses, clubs, personal training, special needs programs and 30 intercollegiate teams.

Gryphons website

The Wellness Centre

The Wellness Centre is a resource centre providing information on numerous issues related to health, well-being, lifestyle and human rights.

Located on the 2nd floor of the J.T. Powell Building, we offer print resources, displays, workshops and much more.

Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30 pm

Call: Ext. 53327


Wellness Centre website