Welcome to Wellness @Work at the University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is committed to supporting the well-being of the whole person for all University of Guelph staff and faculty through a comprehensive, integrated, evidence-informed workplace health promotion strategy. The Healthy Workplace Advisory Committee helps the University to meet this committment. All staff and faculty are encouraged to participate in Healthy Workplace programming and initiatives, and feedback is welcome at any time.

Programs

  • Wellness@Work has partnered with Excellence Canada and Human Resources (Learning & Development) to launch a new leadership program at U of G that fosters cross-campus collaboration and the development of leadership competencies that promote the health and wellness and personal success of employees. 

  • Walking and running can help you overcome withdrawals and cravings while cutting down or quitting smoking. It gets better, when you quit smoking and get active, you’ll have a chance to win a 10.5-inch IPad Pro!

  • U of G offers five different levels of mental health training opportunities for faculty and staff throughout the year, including More Feet on the Ground, Beyond the Books, SafeTALK, Mental Health First Aid and ASIST

  • The Wellness@Work Grant Program is designed to further enhance the physical and psychological health, safety and the quality of life for all faculty and staff.

  • Access to counselling is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week through Homewood Employee Health toll-free at 1-800-663-1142.