Wellness Centre

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About the Wellness Centre

The UBC Wellness Centre believes that a healthy mind, body, and spirit are foundations for students to achieve their personal and academic goals. Located in the UBC Life Building, the Wellness Centre is a friendly, peer-hosted space offering a range of wellbeing programs for students.

The Wellness Centre does not offer crisis support or medical advice. See crisis support for emergency situations.

Ask the Info Desk about resources

Explore and ask questions about health and wellness resources, services, and support options with Wellness Centre Assistants, trained UBC students:

  • In-person drop-in service
    Visit the Wellness Centre Info Desk in the UBC Life Building from Tuesday to Thursday, 11 am to 3 pm PT.
  • Online drop-in service
    Visit the Wellness Centre Info Desk Zoom room from Tuesday to Thursday, 11 am to 3 pm PT.
    Meeting ID: 651 3701 6503
    Passcode: 123456
  • Submit a question online
    You can also complete the online form and receive an email response within 2 business days.

IBPOC Wellness Mentors

The IBPOC Wellness Mentors program was a pilot program for the 2021/22 academic year that was developed to support the specific wellbeing needs of IBPOC (Indigenous, Black, or Persons of colour) students at the UBC Vancouver campus.

Learn about health topics online

The Wellness Centre: Online Canvas course is an online space open to all UBC Vancouver students. You can learn more about health-related resources on and off campus, access tips and strategies for your wellbeing, and hear from the experiences of your peers.

Log into Canvas with your CWL and access the following courses, available to all UBC students at any time:

Visit the Wellness Centre shop

Drop by the Wellness Centre or place an order online to purchase inexpensive safer sex, sexual health, and sex toy products.

Find out how

Talk to a Nurse

Nurses from Student Health Service can answer your medical or health questions on campus for free during certain hours in the school year. You do not need to book an appointment.

The Nurse on Campus service in residences and in the Wellness Centre at the UBC Life Building is closed for the term. The service will reopen in September 2022.

Partner with the Wellness Centre

Student groups are invited to partner with the Wellness Centre to design or host events, and take part in learning opportunities such as group workshops. Email wellness.centre@ubc.ca to get connected.

UBC Student Recovery Community (SRC)

The UBC Student Recovery Community is a welcoming and inclusive environment for students in or curious about recovery from addiction to alcohol, drugs, and/or addictive behaviours. The SRC’s peer support model is designed to empower students with lived experience to support one another on their chosen recovery pathway.

Find out more about the community or contact the SRC at recovery.ubc@gmail.com to connect with other students with lived experience.

Book a wellness workshop

Book a Wellness workshop or a Wellness moment to add health and wellness information to your events, meetings, classes, and more.

Find workshop details

Wellness Centre events

Browse free health and wellness sessions and events, offered in person and online.

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Privacy Statement

To speak with a Wellness Centre Assistant, you will be asked for your name, email, and location to identify resources relevant to where you’re located. 

The personal information and any other information you provide during this session are collected under the authority of section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). 

Your information will be kept confidential except if your information is required to provide you with the assistance you have requested, or as required for health, safety, or legal reasons. If you have questions about the collection of this information, please email wellness.centre@ubc.ca.

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