Community and Campus Resources

Campus Resources - WellBeing

LinkedIn Learning

Dynamic online instructional videos on the latest technology and software. The university's complimentary subscription includes tutorials on creative and business skills.

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Leadership and Student Engagement Training (Bystander)

Bystander intervention training helps prepare you to be proactive and to help those around them, by intervening when you are witness to situations involving violence, bullying/hazing or see signs of loneliness or emotional distress. 

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Respect in the Workplace Program

A respectful workplace is one that is healthy, safe, supportive, and values diversity.

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Active Living

Active Living promotes healthy living and provides expertise, programming, and facilities to the campus and to the city of Calgary.

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Office of Sustainability

Want to learn more about UCalgary's sustainability initiatives? The Office of Sustainability and its student volunteers are offering hour-long campus sustainability tours. 

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Campus Pathways

The University of Calgary boasts a highly walk-able campus with easy-to-access pathways and pathways into the surrounding area.  Maps exist for Foothills, main campus, and SMART Building.

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Continuing Education

The tuition support program may be used to towards Continuing Education classes to help employees develop their career skills.

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Faith and Spirituality Centre

The FSC is a resource for students, faculty, and staff with regards to spiritual and religious matters on campus.

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Campus Mental Health Map

Learn about indoor and outdoor spaces on campus that promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

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Student Wellness Services

A registered dietitian is available, at a cost, for a variety of food concerns including diet assessment, nutrition labelling, sports nutrition, family planning, and more.

Sexual Violence Support Advocate

Offers any kind of support if you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence.

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SU Campus Food Bank

The SU Campus Food Bank, administered through SU Volunteer Services, provides a seven day emergency food relief service to the campus community.

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Women's Resource Centre

The Women’s Resource Centre is a safe and welcoming place for students, staff, faculty, and community to come together to connect and develop practical skills that compliment classroom theoretical learning.

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ODEPD Workshops & Lunch and Learns

The ODEPD offers workshops on a variety of equity and diversity issues.

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Student Wellness Services Training

ASIST, QPR and Community helpers (with ByStander).

Talent Development Program

Campus Resources - WorkLife

Active Living Kids Camp

Through Active Living, children from kindergarten to grade 12 have opportunities to explore movement, sport, science, and more. Older children can also attend classes to become water safety instructors.

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Childcare/Eldercare Locator

The Childcare Resource Locator can search for day cares, homecare, respite care, child services and child care, schools, day camps, overnight camps and residential facilities for children with special needs.

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Wellness Spending Accounts

Employees who allocate Flexible Spending Account funds to a Wellness Spending Account may be able to apply for reimbursement for certain childcare expenses. Contact the Integrated Service Centre for more information.

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Kids and Company

Since 2008, the university has partnered with Kids & Company to provide childcare for employees. As a university employee, Kids & Company guarantees a spot within six months of registering. They provide discounts for multiple children and hot lunches.

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University of Calgary Childcare Centre (UCCC)

UCCC provides dedicated childcare services to the University of Calgary student, faculty, and staff groups. Programming includes "Music Together", Fit Kids, and Kids Grow. Additionally kindergarten programs are also offered and run on a similar calendar to the local school boards

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Flexible Work Week

MaPS and AUPE employees may qualify for flexible work schedules. Consult with your manager for more information.

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Recognition Champions

Recognition Champions Network was created through an open call in June 2016. Recognition Champions are University of Calgary faculty and staff who are committed to acknowledging the great work that is happening across campus. These champions exist in faculties and units across campus to help improve recognition practices at the University of Calgary.

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Community Garden

The University of Calgary Community Garden’s goal is to seed sustainable agriculture by offering a gardening space to university students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. The objective is to facilitate, set up and maintain productive and pesticide-free community gardening projects that welcome gardeners and visitors.

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Diversity and Equity Network

The Diversity and Equity Network advances the core values of communication, collaboration, and excellence that underlie the university's strategic direction Eyes High, in three ways:

  • serves as a forum for the sharing of information regarding current issues, research, and initiatives related to diversity and equity
  • assists the ODEPD in planning events and workshops on an issue, initiative or research project
  • fosters excellence by contributing to the development of best practices.

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Sustainability Coordinator

Launched in 2010, the Sustainability Coordinator’s program has made numerous positive changes on campus and is recognized as being a community leader in teaching sustainability. Sustainability Coordinators are employees of the university who devote three to five hours a month to learning, teaching and encouraging their peers to adopt sustainable behaviours in the workplace.

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Community Resources - Wellness

Alberta 211

211 is a directory of community services available throughout Alberta. You can access their directory online or by calling 211 on your phone and speaking to an Information and Referral Specialist.

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HealthLink 811

Call Health Link by dialing 811 for quick and easy advice from a registered nurse 24/7. They will ask questions, assess symptoms, and determine the best care for you.

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Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC)

The MHCC leads the development and dissemination of innovative programs and tools to support the mental health and wellness of Canadians.

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Canadian Mental Health Association Calgary (CMHA)

Calgary builds awareness and provides education, advocacy and support for individuals and families living with mental illness, addiction, or a loss by suicide.

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Calgary Primary Care Networks

Calgary and its surrounding communities are divided into six Primary Care Networks. These networks provide their communities access to family doctors and other health care providers such as nurses or dietitians.

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Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

The information included here provides some tools and resources to help employees with personal wellbeing.

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