Student Wellness

Below are some helpful resources at UBC (available virtually during Covid-19) that many students use. There are many resources on campus, but the below list is a good starting point if you are unsure where to turn to.

We encourage any student to explore the resources below if help is needed.

  • UBC Counselling Services: available for appointment scheduling, Monday to Friday.
  • UBC Student Assistance Program: 24/7 support by phone (free for all registered UBC students); Services include personal counselling, life coaching, group programs and more based on your needs.
  • Here2Talk: free, confidential counselling and community referral services, conveniently available 24/7 via app, phone and web.
  • If you are in immediate distress, please see https://crisiscentre.bc.ca
  • If you feel that you or someone you know is in danger of harm, then call 911.
  • UBC Wellness Centre: connect with trained students to navigate campus services and learn more about health topics and wellness resources.
  • Student Health Service: offers a wide range of health assessments and treatments provided by doctors, nurse practitioners, and nurses.
  • Health Insurance: find out what kind of health insurance you need during your studies at UBC.
  • Fitness Centre Memberships: purchase a membership to access UBC fitness rooms, as well as yoga and pilates classes.
  • Free Drop-In Sports at SRC: offers a variety of drop-in sports (from badminton, to futsal, to table tennis) that UBC Students can attend for free with a valid UBC card.
  • Free Aqua Fitness Classes: increase your physical activity, flexibility, and have fun in a low-impact setting.

UBC Health and Wellbeing is the main homepage for all wellness and health-related resources on campus available to students. We strongly recommend all students become familiar with this page!