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Wellbeing

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. To become leaders in health promotion and action—locally and globally.

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Student Wellness and Accessibility Services (SWAC)

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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 dentistry 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, cupping and more.

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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 and skin treatments.

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Community and Culture

Black Academic Support and Engagement (BASE)

The BASE Program seeks to provide students who identify as Black Canadian, Black African, and Black Caribbean (including Black Latinx, Black Indigenous and Black Mixed) with community, resources, and support to help them fully maximize on their campus experience.

LGBTQ+ Resource Centre

The Centre promotes safer positive spaces on campus and offers dedicated resources for people to connect and build community.

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.

Indigenous Education & Engagement

Assists Indigenous students in making the transition and adjustment to the challenges of postsecondary studies while creating an awareness and appreciation of Indigenous culture and history in the greater campus community.

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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.

2020 Canada's Greenest EmployersCanada Green Building Council MemberFair Trade CampusHumber Office of SustainabilitySmart Commute AwardsSustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System: Gold
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Examples of sustainability on campus

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

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Beehives
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.

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Transit Loop
With thousands of 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 to campus with essential links to TTC Line 1, York and Peel Region transit (expected completion is in 2023).