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Wellbeing

Following the Okanagan Charter, we have a commitment to our students’ physical, mental and social well-being and embedding health and wellness in all aspects of campus culture. The Okanagan Charter calls upon postsecondary schools to prioritize health and wellness in all aspects of campus culture and to become leaders in health promotion and action—locally and globally.

 

Student Wellness and Accessibility Services (SWAC)

Health and Counselling Services

Get access to a range of doctors, nurses and counsellors available by appointment and walk-in 5 days a week!

Confidential services include:

  • Minor Injuries and illness
  • Birth control counselling
  • Vaccines and immunizations
  • Referrals
  • Counselling services
  • Prescriptions

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Accessible Learning Services

Work one-on-one with an Accessible Learning Consultant to receive the tools you need for success. ALS offers a wide range of academic accommodations, assistive technology, and referrals to on-campus and community supports.

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Clinics

Campus Dental

Campus dental offers a full range of preventative care, restorative and cosmetic dentisty options. All full-time University of Guelph-Humber students are enrolled in a flexible health and dental insurance plan that will cover up to 100% of the cost.

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Massage Therapy

Receive a unique massage therapy treatment specific to your needs. This clinic is part of Humber’s Massage Therapy program and is overseen by instructors. Sessions include patient examinations, assessments, and treatment plans.

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The Tzu Chi Clinic of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Experience a variety of traditional Chinese medicine procedures from students in Humber’s Traditional Chinese Medicine program.

Therapies include:

  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Tuina (Massage techniques)
  • Cupping (suction to create fascial decompression)
  • Diet and lifestyle advice

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Spa

Enjoy a full range of spa care at the Humber Spa Boutique brought to you by Humber’s Esthetician/Spa Management programs.

Services include:

  • Nail care
  • Waxing
  • Laser hair treatment
  • Skin treatments

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Community Support

Black Academic Support and Engagement (BASE)
The BASE exists to create both a safe and strong space for students who identify as being Black.

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LGBTQ+ Resource Centre
The LGBTQ+ Resource Centre works to promote safer, braver, positive spaces on campus and offers a dedicated space for people to connect with one another, access resources, and build community.

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International Centre
From permits, visas, health and housing, all the way to graduation, the International Centre can help you through the process of transitioning to life in Canada.

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Sustainability

>Sustainability isn’t just a concept on campus, it’s seen in so many of the ways we do things. From our food and energy to our waste management, sustainability is integrated into daily operations both big and small.

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Examples of sustainability on campus

Healthy and Local Campus Eateries
The Spot offers a daily menu featuring a vegetarian, vegan and meat option based on seasonal and local ingredients. You can also choose the dine-in experience to reduce single-use waste!

tacos
 

Beehives
In an effort to rebuild the number of worker honey bees in our local area, the Office of Sustainability installed hives on campus to provide a safe environment for honey bees to thrive. View the hives on campus during your free time.

honey
 

Transit Loop
With more than 80,000 full-and part-time students travelling to campus, the transit loop supports energy- efficient forms of transportation. Soon, you’ll be able to use the Finch West LRT route to travel from UofGH to Finch West Station and essential links to TTC Line 1, York and Peel Region local transit (expected completion is in 2023).

bus loop