Promoting student wellness in body, mind, and spirit.

Anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should visit BC Centre for Disease Control for more information about current guidelines. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19 and would like support managing symptoms please call 8-1-1 or book a telehealth appointment with the Student Wellness Clinic. Learn more about how UBCO is addressing COVID-19 here.

Our Commitment to Indigenous Students

UBCO is working towards building meaningful, reciprocal, and mutually beneficial partnerships with the Syilx peoples. UBC has begun to implement its Indigenous Strategic Plan (2020), taking a leading role in the advancement of Indigenous peoples’ human rights. We at Student Wellness are committed to continuing to work towards taking meaningful steps in an effort to address the calls to action outlined in the Action Plan.

COVID-19 Testing

The testing criteria for COVID has been extended. For updates on COVID-19 as well as current testing criteria: BC Centre for Disease Control or Interior Health COVID-19 testing information.

Anyone who is concerned they, or someone they have been exposed to, may be experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, should contact their health care provider or call the Nurses Help Line at 8-1-1.

If you have been diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, the UBCO Student Wellness team will work with you to ensure you have the proper supports and health care required to manage the virus.

BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

COVID-19 and sex: learn more

Community Physicians & Resources

Students who are looking for a family physician in the Central Okanagan are encouraged to visit Divisions of Family practice.

Walk-in and virtual clinics available in the Central Okanagan can be accessed on Medimap.

24/7 Counselling Service

The Province of British Columbia has developed a 24/7 free, confidential and community referral service available via app, phone and web. Visit Here2Talk.

The Wellness Centre: Online

Visit The Wellness Centre: Online for 24/7 access to self-care modules and resources that include sessions with nurses, counsellors, and peers, wellness tips, community connections, and support.


Early Alert enables faculty, staff, and TAs to identify concerns and provide better support for students who are facing difficulties that put their academic success at risk. This gives students the earliest possible connection to the right resources and support, before difficulties become overwhelming.

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About our work

Good student health is foundational to student health and wellbeing, which relates directly to curricular and co-curricular education, learning and development, and to students’ progression towards educational achievement. The Student Wellness team works together and with our campus and community partners to provide excellence in student health care.

Various theories inform the work that we do; these include best practices in nursing, counselling, medicine, campus development, community models, and population health.

Our commitment to the promotion of healthy living and mental health is empowered through the Okanagan Charter.


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Tel: 250 807 9270



We respectfully acknowledge the Syilx Okanagan Nation and their peoples, in whose traditional, ancestral, unceded territory UBC Okanagan is situated.