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Wellness

What is SWAC?

The Student Wellness & Accessibility Centre (SWAC) supports student wellness and accessibility in order to promote academic success at Humber. SWAC houses Counselling Services, Health Services and Accessible Learning Services in one centre to enable a seamless, holistic support for students when necessary. SWAC is currently being offered virtually for your convenience.   

SWAC Services

Accessible Learning Services

Accessible Learning Services facilitates equal access for students with disabilities by coordinating academic accommodations and services. They work collaboratively with students and faculty to ensure that the academic environment is accessible. For information on registering with Accessible Learning Services and what documentation is required, visit their website or email accessible-learning@humber.ca.

Counselling Services

Counselling Services can assist student work through and resolve difficulties, feelings of stress or being overwhelmed, and/or personal difficulties at school, home, in your relationships or personal life. Counselling is free and confidential to all registered students and counsellors will work with you to help you through your problems, reach your goals, and assist you with functioning effectively as learners.   

To book an appointment with a counsellor, contact the Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre by emailing counselling@humber.ca.

Health Services 

Health Services are confidential and available to all registered students. Virtual appointments are available on a first come, first served basis via phone or video and all doctor visits require an appointment. During the Fall and Winter semester, doctors are available 5 days a week to meet with students. Sexual health support and STI education is also available.

To book an appointment with a nurse or doctor, email healthcentre@humber.ca.

Good2Talk

Text that reads: For stresses big and small, we're good to talk.

Good2Talk is a free, confidential service for post-secondary students in Ontario, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

By calling 1-866-925-5454 or texting GOOD2TALKON at 686868, post-secondary students in Ontario can receive professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions, and overall well-being. 

Learn more about Good2Talk

Therapy Assist Online

Anxious? Stressed? Overwhelmed? 

If at any time you need immediate personal support or counselling, there are resources to help. You can use Therapy Assist Online (TAO), which provides online and mobile tools to help you conquer the day-to-day struggles around general stressors like anxiety and depression, or specific troubles like relationships and addiction. It's completely FREE for University of Guelph-Humber students! 

Where can I sign up?   

Click the button below, sign in using your Gryph Mail credentials, and you will have full access to it 24/7. 

Sign up for TAO

Finding  the  Right  Balance

We asked the UofGH community: how do you find balance? Here’s what they had to say! 

Physical Wellness

Humber Athletics provides many virtual programs for you to stay fit, get your heart pumping, and have you looking and feeling your best! Aside from a free gym membership for GH students, many of their services are offered virtually. 

Keep up with Humber Athletics year-round and join their virtual fitness classes on Instagram @humberfitnessnorth

Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Support

 Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber take a survivor-led approach while balancing the needs of the survivor with the need to protect the community. If you or anyone you know needs support in either an emergency and non-emergency situation, there are resources available for you. 

Take a stand against sexual violence and learn about consent, how to ask for consent, consent myths, and the Consent Peer Education Program (CPEP)

It Takes All of Us is a sexual violence prevention and education training module that teaches participants about sexual violence, consent, bystander intervention, and supporting survivors. All UofGH students will be enrolled in the Sexual Violence Support Module course in CourseLink by September 1. Students who complete the It Takes All of Us module and survey within the course by October 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 5 $50 gift cards or a main prize of a $250 gift card.

If you don’t have access to the Sexual Violence Support Module course in CourseLink by September 1, please email bystanderprogram@humber.ca.

Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety strives to create the safest college campus experience in Canada by providing a wide breadth of comprehensive services and programs, so our students can focus on success. A number of services are provided by the team, including the following:

Security Team

The security team is available 24 hours a day and employs a wide array of security professionals:

  • Supervisory staff 
  • Security guards 
  • Dispatchers 
  • Training Supervisor 

Please don't hesitate to ask our friendly staff for assistance. 

Campus Walk 

Campus Walk is a free service that provides a walking partner to students, employees, and campus visitors who wish to be accompanied to their car, student residence building, transit stop, or anywhere within the perimeter of Humber property. Campus Walk is comprised of student volunteers and Humber Security. 

You can request Campus Walk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by visiting the Security office in NX101 North Campus, or you can request Campus Walk by phone by calling ext. 8500 or 416-675-8500

Humber Guardian

In the case of emergency, call 416-675-6622 ext. 4000 (or dial 4000 from any campus phone). 

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