Urgent Walk-In Service

Hours of Service

  • Fall and Winter semesters: 12:30pm - 3:30pm week days
  • Fall semester: 5-7pm Tuesdays-Wednesdays at Health Services
  • Summer semester: 1:00pm - 2:30pm week days

About This Service

This service is designed to provide information, advice and referrals to students dealing with urgent, or crisis situations.

Waiting Lists

We try to see students as soon as possible; however, at times we do have waiting lists. In the event of a waiting list, we will try to contact the next student on the list should there be a cancelled appointment.

If students feel they cannot wait until the next available appointment, they should take advantage of our urgent walk-in appointments.

Eligibility for Service

  • Counselling Services are available to all University of Guelph full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students, registered in the current semester.
  • It should be noted that ongoing services are not available to those on academic leave, on a Co-operative Work Term, or to students not registered in the current semester.
  • Students between semesters or on academic leave may have access to community services we can recommend.

The following services are not provided by the counselling services:

Individual Counselling

 Students often seek counselling to deal with issues related to:

Booking an Appointment

How to Book

  • By Phone: Call the main University of Guelph phone number at 519-824-4120, then ext. 53244 between the hours of 8:15am and 4:15pm Mon-Fri to book a 50-minute intake appointment, or to cancel or re-book an existing appointment. (please note the 24-hour cancellation policy detailed in fees).