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Health and Wellness

Seasonal Flu Immunizations

The Student Wellness Centre on the Waterloo campus is holding the next flu shot clinic in the Paul Martin Centre on November 17, 2021.  Click here to book online.

The flu shot will be available on the Brantford campus starting on Monday November 8.  Students can call to schedule an appointment.

COVID-19 Immunization Clinics

band-aid imageThe Student Wellness Centre on the Waterloo campus holds COVID-19 immunization clinics for all students, faculty, and staff.  We do not have any clinics scheduled at this time, but check back for new dates in the future. 

Brant County Health Unit is operating regular vaccine clinics at One Market on the Brantford campus. Visit the BCHU website for more information.

If you are looking for the soonest possible appointment in Waterloo, visit Waterloo Region Public Heath.  The closest vaccine clinic to campus is the Boardwalk Clinic.  For vaccine clinics in your area, visit the provincial COVID-19 immunization booking portal.

If you received your first dose outside of Ontario, make sure you report it here before you receive your second dose.

Service Update

The Student Wellness Centre is open, and we are transitioning to more in-person services.  You will be advised at the time of booking whether your appointment is in person, over the phone, or over video. We require 24 hours notice for cancellation.  There is a no-show fee for late cancellations and no-shows. See our fees page for more information.

On the Waterloo campus, we are open from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
On the Brantford campus, we are open from 8:30 am to 4 pm.

  • Please call us to book an appointment with a physician, nurse, mental health nurse, or counsellor;
  • Everyone entering the Student Wellness Centre is required to bring their own mask and wear it at all times.  Review Laurier's on-campus protocols before you come;
  • If you are experiencing a new or worse cough, shortness of breath, fever, or have had close contact with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19, go to the Government of Ontario COVID-19 page;
  • Students experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 can call to schedule a PCR tests (nasalpharengeal swabs with results in 2-3 days). Visit this page for information about the Rapid Testing Program. If you have further questions about rapid testing after reviewing these materials, please contact lbwellnesscentre@wlu.ca
  • Documentation of illness and the completion of all forms have been suspended until further notice. Please use the Illness Self-Declaration Form

Visit our Mental Health Resources page under ‘Remote Resources’ for more support during this disruption to in-person counselling services.

Visit Laurier's Coronavirus page for information on how Laurier is handling the situation. 

About the Student Wellness Centres

Laurier's Student Wellness Centres are the home of all physical, emotional and mental health services for students on our Waterloo and Brantford campuses. We are a multidisciplinary team offering comprehensive, collaborative service to help you get the best support in the most seamless and coordinated manner possible.  We welcome and support diverse communities.

Make sure you have your health card information ready when you call.  We need to confirm this information when we book you an appointment!

Visits to the Student Wellness Centre for medical appointments are generally covered by provincial health insurance (OHIP) or UHIP. The cost of counselling sessions is covered by your student services fees: you will not be charged for attending a counselling appointment. Certain types of appointments, certain forms requested by third parties, and certain types of documentation are subject to additional fees. Visit our Appointments and Fees page for information about fees for uninsured services.

If you are suicidal or do not think you can keep yourself safe right now: