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Health and Wellness Centre

The OCAD U Health and Wellness Centre provides medical and counselling services to students.

Students enjoy a special visit by registered therapy dog Norman, 2014. Photo by Sarah Campbell.

Overview

The Health and Wellness Centre is OCAD University's on-campus clinic that provides medical and counselling services to all OCAD U students. The services are accessible and responsive to issues relating to gender, race, age, culture, ability, sexual orientation, income and faith. We are a team of health-care professionals whose goal it is to make your time at OCAD U a positive and fulfilling experience and help you maintain optimal physical and mental health while pursuing a post-secondary education.

Health services

Our family doctor is available Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please call us at 416-977-6000, Ext. 260, to book an appointment. The nurse is also available for select services Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Counselling services

Walk-in counselling is available Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To ensure you get the best out of your session, please arrive by 3:30 p.m. Walk-in counselling can be used to access crisis support, get connected to ongoing counselling and other Health & Wellness services, as well as to explore options for community resources. Walk-in sessions are typically 20 minutes in length and generally occur on a first come, first served basis.

For after-hours support, see our Resources.

ACCESSING SERVICES

The OCAD U Health & Wellness Centre is open to OCAD students year round. Please note that you must be registered in a degree program and currently enrolled in classes in order to access services.

GENERAL INFORMATION ON STUDENT BENEFITS PLAN

The current coverage period started on September 1, 2015 and continues to August 31, 2016. For more information about your coverage, your pay-direct card and contact information for the Member Services Centre please visit www.ihaveaplan.ca or visit Health and Dental Plan.

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Helpful Contacts

Specific Contacts

For general inquiries, please email us at hwc@ocadu.ca.


If you have specific questions about the OCADU Health and Dental plan, please email us at healthdental@ocadu.ca.


If you would like to request or have questions about your health records, please email us at healthrecords@ocadu.ca.


We encourage students to give us feedback directly if you have any suggestions, compliments, or concerns about our services. You can also email us with feedback at hwcfeedback@ocadu.ca.

Hours

The Centre is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. year round, including the summer.

You can book an appointment or walk-in.

To book an appointment please call, visit or email us.

Location

230 Richmond St. W., Level 6


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