What We Offer

wall of pamphlets and information displays inside the Wellness Education Centre

The Wellness Education Centre (WEC) provides resources and interactive programming for students at the University of Guelph. Peer Helpers and centre volunteers are highly visible on- and off-campus with large-scale events, information display boards, and awareness campaigns. We are always happy to collaborate with other organizations to run events!

If you are interested, please contact Melanie Bowman, WEC Manager at mbowman@uoguelph.ca or 519-824-4120 ext. 56046. 

Information Kits

WEC offers comprehensive packages of information about a variety of health- and wellness-related topics that students face during their university career. These info kits are available both online and in The Wellness Education Centre.

Ordering Workshops

WEC Peer Helpers and volunteers are trained to present workshops that deal with a wide variety of issues relating to university life. These workshops can be presented upon request for residences, student groups, and organizations both on- and off-campus.

Ordering Resources

To order other WEC resources, or for inquiries regarding programming/supplies, email WEC at wellness@uoguelph.ca or call extension 53327 to fill out a Resource Order Form at least one week prior to your programming event. You will be contacted when your resources are ready for pick up. If not picked up within a week of the phone call, resources will need to be reordered.

Cooking Classes

Interested in learning new cooking skills to help improve your food habits? Classes run during the fall and winter semesters. Each class will feature three fun and delicious recipes. No prior cooking experience is required. For more information including class dates and themes, email cooking@uoguelph.ca

You can also book a free one-on-one appointment with our on-campus Registered Dietitian, Lindzie O'Reilly, by calling ext. 52131

Mental Well-Being

Visit the University of Guelph's Mental Well-Being website for more information on Mental Wellness, including how to help a friend in need, and quick tips on dealing with feelings of anxiety, depression, stress, loneliness, relationship issues, and sleep issues. Also find other healthy living resources on campus and ways to get connected and involved in your campus community for overall mental health and wellbeing.

Mental Well-Being