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Physical Health

The Student Wellness Centre provides a variety of health-care services, including:
  • assessment and treatment for acute and chronic illness and injury
  • referral to specialists as necessary
  • immunizations
  • Tb skin testing
  • sexual health care and STI testing and treatment
  • birth control and emergency contraception
  • suture removal
  • dressing changes
  • first aid


Online Booking 

On the Waterloo campus, we offer online booking to registered Laurier students for non-urgent/routine appointments only for the reasons listed below.

If you think you need to see a doctor in under 24 hours, please call the clinic to discuss your concern.

If the SWC is closed, visit the Urgent and After-Hours Care page.

Online booking is for in-person appointments only. If you miss your appointment or cancel with less than 24 hours notice, you will be charged a no-show fee.

We are currently offering online booking for the following medical concerns:

  • STI Testing - Routine Only (20 minutes)  Do not use online booking if you are having symptoms or were notified of a positive contact and told to get tested. Please call the clinic.
  • Birth Control Consult (20 minutes)  If you would like to start birth control (including IUDs) or discuss changing your prescription.
  • Birth Control Repeat (10 minutes)  Simple repeats of current prescription. If you have run out or are about to miss a pill, call the clinic to discuss a bridge pack.
  • Rash (10 minutes)  Non-acute, non-urgent rashes only. If you think you are having an allergic reaction, call us or visit a walk-in clinic. If you are having difficulty breathing, call 911.
  • Irregular/Painful Periods (10 minutes)  If your period is late, or if you need a pregnancy test or emergency contraception, please call us or drop in to speak with the nurse.


Sexual Health and Contraception

Sexual health is an important part of your health and wellbeing.  At the Student Wellness Centre, a nurse is available to dispense low cost birth control when you have a prescription from a doctor at the Student Wellness Centre.

Same day services include:

  • A nurse is available to talk with you about emergency contraception (Plan B)
  • Pregnancy testing
  • STI testing: when experiencing symptoms or if a partner has tested positive
Book an appointment with a doctor at the Student Wellness Centre:
  • To discuss birth control options, or to renew your birth control prescription.
  • For routine STI testing (if you are experiencing STI symptoms or if a partner has tested positive, you can access our walk-in service to see a doctor that day)
  • To discuss cervical cancer screening (Pap test) if you are over the age of 21 and are or ever have been sexually active
  • To discuss immunizations available to help protect against illness spread through sexual contact (for example, the HPV vaccine)

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