We know that you can only do your best when you're feeling your best, so student wellness is a priority at Laurier.
Our goal is to provide you with seamless, coordinated care and collaborative services. Our staff are professional, compassionate and provide respectful personal care. When you enter the Student Wellness Centre, you'll feel comfortable, welcomed and supported.
There are many dimensions to wellness that affect your personal and academic success, which is why our Student Wellness Centres provide services in the following areas.
There's a strong relationship between healthy bodies and healthy minds, so we place great importance on your physical health.
In addition to our health services, we offer programming that deals with other aspects of your physical wellbeing, including nutrition, exercise and sleep – all things that affect student success.
Mental health is a continuum, and you may find yourself in different places on that continuum throughout your university career. We recognize the need for unique supports that help you no matter what point you're at on your mental health continuum.
For students with ongoing or first-time mental health challenges, we have a mental health nurse and case manager. We also have a Mental Health Education Group that works to develop strategic initiatives that empower students to create innovative, peer-to-peer mental health programming.
Financial wellness is an important element of your overall health, because students experiencing financial challenges may experience elevated anxiety and stress.
It's our goal to assist all Laurier students in becoming more financially literate and educated.
Our main priority is your safety, in all its forms: physical, emotional, social, spiritual and cultural.
There are a variety of departments, resources and programs at Laurier that support student safety. We also offer many opportunities for you to learn more about your personal safety through alcohol and sexual health education programs.
At Laurier, we are committed to fostering a university culture where:
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