Health, Wellbeing and Work

Sustainability includes health, opportunity, fulfillment, happiness and quality of life for individuals and their families.

Wellness


Active Living

The University of Calgary’s Active Living department is one of the largest and most diverse recreation departments based on a North American campus.

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Outdoor Centre

The Outdoor Centre is the largest centre of its kind in North America. It provides students camping and outdoor sports equipment at the lowest possible rate.

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Staff Wellness

Staff Wellness leads a number of programs, resources and services that promote health, wellness and wellbeing for faculty and staff. Reach out for information about Injury and Illness, Occupational Health and WellBeing and WorkLife at UCalgary.

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Student Wellness Services

An on-campus student health and wellness centre offering medical and mental health care, and nutrition, chiropractic and massage appointments with our team of professionals.

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Wellness in Residence

The Wellness in Residence program supports student mental and emotional well-being through a partnership with the SU Wellness Centre.

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Environmental Health and Safety

Promoting environmental health and safety strategies and systems, this group fosters a safe working, learning and research environment through the provision of consultative, educational and evaluation services.

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Safety Services/Campus Security

The University of Calgary has implemented safety services to enhance your safety while on-campus. 

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Campus Programs and Resources


Campus Community Garden

Grow pesticide-free food and support sustainable food systems and healthy eating. Anyone can request a plot or join the Community Garden Club to begin harvesting the benefits of local eating.

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Campus Community Hub

An on campus community space for students, faculty and staff.

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Faith & Spirituality Centre

The Faith & Spirituality Centre seeks to cultivate a pluralistic community by encouraging cultural and religious literacy, community building, and social change as an integral part of the student experience.

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Writing Symbols Lodge

Writing Symbols Lodge staff are dedicated to enriching the quality of the student experience and encourage the success of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students through a variety of programs and services.

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Student Success Centre

From Orientation to convocation, the Student Success Centre provides services and programs to ensure you make the most of your time at university.

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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. They focus on practical skills development that compliments classroom theoretical learning.

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Q Centre

The Students’ Union’s Q Centre is a safe, comfortable and inviting space for the LGBTQA+ community at UCalgary. Featuring a library and peer support services, the program coordinators and volunteers plan events and direct clients to relevant resources. Guests are welcome to hang out and socialize.

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Sexual Violence Support

Sexual violence is any unwanted sexual attention or act against someone, without their freely given consent.

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