University of Calgary


In any time of crisis, it’s important that those affected reach out for help. If you are feeling distressed in light of the tragic events of April 15, please do not hesitate to make contact. People are ready and willing to help.

Resources available to all students, faculty and staff:

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
Wellness Centre - MacEwan Student Centre room 370
403-210-9355 press option 2 for counselling

24 Hours x 7 Days Support
Distress Centre 403-266-4357
LifeWorks – Employee & Family Assistance 1-877-207-8833
City of Calgary dial 211 to access a wide range of services

Holiday Weekend Extended 24-Hour Support - Thursday April 17 through Sunday April 20
Wellness Centre support available 24 hours
MacEwan Student Centre room 370
403-210-9355 press option 2 for counselling



About the SU Wellness Centre

The SU Wellness Centre is the collaboration of Health Services, Counselling Services and Faith & Spirituality Centre to provide wellness in body, mind, and spirit to support academic and personal success.  Whether you are a part of the Undergraduate Student Health Plan or the Graduate Student Health Plan or not, all students and their dependants can access the following:

  • Counselling Services for personal, academic and career development
  • Health Services including family medicine, chiropractic, nutrition, massage therapy and dental services
  • Faith & Spirituality Centre for multi-faith spiritual support and guidance
  • Travel Clinic for travel consultations and immunizations
  • Wellness Guide for information on a wide range of health topics

If you are from out of province, sign up for Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan here

We promote wellness through:

  • Approaches to restoration of body, mind and spiritual well-being
  • Individual and community health promotion and education
  • Professional training programs, student leadership opportunities and research programs addressing student life issues
  • Community building and engagement

    Our Mission:

    The SU Wellness Centre supports the University of Calgary by providing integrated and expanded health and wellness services promoting the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being of students within a supportive community.

    Our Vision:

    We are a leading centre for innovative, collaborative and comprehensive wellness services that enhances the personal and academic success of every U of C student.

    We Value:

    • Community: We work to create a university community that promotes belonging, compassion and collaboration among students and professionals.
    • Development: Promoting greater health and success for students and Wellness Centre staff.
    • Diversity: We strive to provide quality services which reflect sensitivity to diversity, including gender, ethnicity, race, ability, sexual/affectional orientation, religion and values.
    • Accountability: Promoting responsible and reliable service


We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of the Students' Union and The University of Calgary in the building of the newly renovated SU Wellness Centre.


What's New?


KNA163 (Dance Studio)
Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Date: April 21-25

Stop by the Dance Studio in Kinesiology to relax, refresh, meditate and de-stress. There will be a Labyrinth available for walking meditation, mats for resting and lamps for studying. Everyone is welcome!

Community Helpers Training Program

The Community Helpers Program provides the mechanisms to identify and support existing “natural” helpers for youth and young adults in the community. 

Register Here

Preparing to Defend Your Thesis

Location: MSC370
Time: 4:15 – 5:45pm
Date: Thursday, April 17
Register Here

Relationship Seminar

Fri, May 2nd 7-9pm, Sat, May 3rd 9-4pm

Couples and individuals are invited to learn important relationship skills deepening your friendship using a solid research-based approach.
Register Here

Stress Video Competition

Contest closed.

Winners announced!
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