UCalgary Student Wellness Services

We’re here for your well-being. Visit us for your holistic care  from medical to mental health.

Service offerings during COVID-19

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Student Wellness Services is offering virtual appointments and limited in-person appointments.

If you are not already connected to our clinic or have a new concern, please call 811 or consult the Alberta Health Services website to find an available healthcare centre. Urgent Care Centres remain open to address urgent health issues.

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  1. Health appointments

    If you're a UCalgary student, call 403.210.9355 to arrange a virtual appointment. A limited number of in-person appointments are available, as required. Virtual physician appointments will be extended to selected evening times. Students from out-of-province must arrange for Alberta Health Care coverage before making a virtual appointment (view more info below).

    Traditional walk in appointments have changed. Students please call 403.210.9355, option 4 to speak with a nurse to arrange for triage with potentially same day appointment, or booked virtual or in person appointment. 

  2. Mental health support

    For access to mental health support, please email sar@ucalgary.ca. If you are a student in immediate distress, you can contact one of our after-hours partners.

  3. Withholds

    For assistance in having a withhold removed to allow course registration, please email rayna.patel@ucalgary.ca.

  4. Chiropractic and massage services

    Chiropractic service will be available Aug. 31
    Massage services will be available effective Aug. 17.

    Call 403.210.9355 to book!

    For further information regarding chiropractic care: Dr. R Schuster - rschuste@ucalgary.ca
    For further information regarding massage therapy: Mavis Wahl - mwahl@ucalgary.ca

  5. Incoming medical and nursing students

    Health science program immunization consultation:

    Please call 403.210.9355 and select option 4 to request an immunization appointment. Appointments will commence June 15. Full information regarding COVID precautions and instructions for the appointment will be provided when booking.

We're your on-campus health and wellness centre, with a wide range of service options. Visit us for medical and mental health care, and nutrition, chiropractic and massage appointments with our team of professionals.

  1. Medical services

    Visit us for medical care and procedures. 

    We have a team of physicians, nurses, behavioural health consultants and a psychiatrist on site to provide you with comprehensive care.

    Our chiropractors and massage therapists are here to help you stay healthy. 

    Our medical services »

  2. Mental health services

    If you’re dealing with stress and anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief, or simply think you could feel better, make an intake appointment today.

    During your first appointment, a support advisor will help you set goals and choose the right services for you.

    Our mental health services »

  3. Services for faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars

    Our chiropractic, massage, and walk-in clinic services are available to faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars.

    UCalgary employees can also visit Staff Wellness and WellBeing and WorkLife for available health and wellness services.

Ready to book an appointment? Here’s some useful information before you book.

Please arrive 10 minutes early for your appointment to fill out any forms. Bring your identification, provincial health care card, and any extended insurance coverage.

  1. How to book

    Call us at 403-210-9355 to book an appointment. Chose option #2 for mental health appointments.

    Chose option #3 for physical health services – including medical, chiropractic and massage appointments.

  2. Cancellation policy

    To avoid fees, please give one full business days’ notice to cancel or reschedule an appointment.

    Call us at 403-210-9355, and we’d be happy to help you reschedule or cancel an appointment.

  3. Forms and fees

    You can download and fill out intake forms before your appointment.

    Most of our medical and mental health services are covered by provincial health care.

    Nutrition, massage and chiropractic appointments have reasonable fees.

    Any uninsured services (sick note, third party medical, etc.) also have fees.

    Our clinic accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit and cheque as forms of payment.

    Students without valid medical insurance can still access services, such as psychiatry, for a fee.

  4. Student health plans

    Undergraduate students are automatically enrolled in the health and dental plan through the Students’ Union.

    Graduate students have their health and dental plan through the Graduate Students’ Union.

    International UCalgary students should verify they have valid medical insurance.

Students from out-of-province must arrange for Alberta Health Care coverage before making a virtual appointment. Out of province billings are not permitted for virtual care visits unless you are a Northwest Territories resident. To ensure your visit is covered, please set up with Alberta Health.

View your eligibility and how to apply

Mental health resources

There's help for you if you need mental health support while we're closed, or are looking for off-campus resources for yourself, or someone else. 

Mental health services available during COVID-19

Learn more about all of the resources you can still access while campus is closed during COVID-19.

Help available now

Helping myself

We all need support. There are on- and off-campus services that can provide you with the support you need no matter what challenges you’re facing.

I need help

Helping others

Responding with care and concern is the best way to help someone deal with challenges causing them distress.

Help for others

24/7 support

If you call after hours, you can talk to a crisis counsellor from Wood’s Homes, or a highly trained volunteer at the Distress Centre (available in more than 200 languages). Call 403-210-9355.

After hours care

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