SHINE This Year

There are many ways to take care of your mental health. At the University of Guelph there are a variety of services and supports to help you take care of your mental wellness throughout the year. We are committed to helping you receive the appropriate supports for the challenges you are facing.

This page is intended to be a one-stop-shop for on-campus resources. This includes year-round programs, support groups, trainings, advising, and more.



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Mental Health Support

One-on-one counselling, support groups, peer support, and helplines.

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Academic Support

Program advising, library supports, and resources to start you off on the right foot.

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Health and Wellness

Programs to help incorporate healthy fitness, sleep, eating, and self-care habits into your everyday routine.

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Getting Involved

Explore the variety of clubs, experiences, events, and opportunities available on campus and in the community. 

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The Shine Cast is a podcast where we’re having conversations with students, staff, and faculty at the University of Guelph around mental health, mental illness, how we cope and how we thrive throughout our journeys. Episode 1 premieres Thursday, January 28, 2021, with new episodes every other week!

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Mental Health Training

Learn how to further support your own mental health or help others on campus.

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Find Your Shine

More information, resources, and tools to help plan for mental well-being and build up your strengths.