King's offers a variety of professional and peer supports on campus that are a great way to improve your overall well-being, which can also help to significantly enhance your academic experience.

  • King’s Accessibility, Counselling and Student Development (ACSD)
    We are here to support the quality of student life and learning outside the classroom. You can get support in a number of areas:
    • Accessibility services
    • BIPOC and Indigenous students
    • Career services
    • First-generation students
    • Learning skills services
    • Personal counselling 
    • Mature and transfer students
    • Mental health and wellness

To find out more about these services, please visit our Student Support Services page. KIng's also offers personal counselling services to students.

To set up an appointment with a counsellor, complete the appointment request form or
call 519-433-3491 ext. 7800

  • 2SLGBTQIA+ Support Group
    Facilitated by a queer person, this is a safe and supportive space for 2SLGBTQIA+ students and allies to gather as a community, explore their identities and share their experiences. Students are welcome to drop in to any of the bi-weekly sessions. Find more information.

  • BIPOC Student Support Group
    An open and safe space for discussion, this group will discuss topics chosen by the participants, including racism, discrimination, microaggression, sexism, and other important topics. Students are welcome to join any or all of the drop-in gatherings and there is no registration required.  Find more information.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP)
    Our Employee and Family Assistance Program services address a broad range of employee and family matters. It provides confidential, professional assistance such as 24-hour helpline services, personal counselling and work/life consultation services. For more information, visit the FSEAP website. Employee website login information is here.
  • Employee Wellness Solutions
    King’s University College has partnered with Employee Wellness Solutions Network to create a multi-faceted wellness program based on the expressed needs and desires of our employees. Visit the Member Portal to access health and wellness information including helpful resources and the monthly newsletter.

  • Fitness Room
    A healthy body and a healthy mind are critical to having a positive learning experience. Located on the lower level of the King Student Life Centre (SLC), the fitness room is a welcoming space on campus where students, faculty and staff can work out with a variety of machines and free weights. Visit Recreation Facilities at King's to get more information about the Fitness Room and other facilities.
    Five in five of us have mental health. strives to share this simple message with the King's community in hopes of engaging students, faculty and staff. With events and creative presentations, Jack.orgKing’s provides a safe space to talk, educate, and share ideas about mental health, with the goal of maintaining a safe and inclusive King’s community for all. Jack.orgKing’s breaks the silence and stigma to allow for safe, open, and purgative mental health discussion! For more information, please visit the King's page, or email them at
  • KAMP
    King's Academic Mentoring Program (KAMP) is a student-led program that provides support and function for incoming students. KAMP seeks to improve students’ academic success and personal achievement by pairing incoming students with senior student mentors. Mentors are trained to provide support in many aspects of the transition process to university, including academia, campus involvement, and basic life skills. The program presents an opportunity for senior students to give back to the King’s community and guide incoming students in their journey through academia. To find out more, visit the KAMP page.
  • King’s Campus Ministry
    King's Campus Ministry team offers a safe and welcoming environment for students, staff and faculty to participate in pastoral counselling. For more information, visit Campus Ministry.
  • King’s Library Resources on Wellness
    The Cardinal Carter Library offers a variety of resources about mental health and wellness. Visit the library's Wellness page
  • Reflection Room
    The Reverend Edward J.R. Jackman Reflection Room, on the second floor of the Darryl J. King Student Life Centre, is a multipurpose space for reflection, discussion and activities such as yoga and meditation. The room has a range of seating options, including meditation cushions. You will also find yoga mats, fidget toys, books about mental health and wellness, and two binders of resources and supports. The Reflection Room has a sound machine with various relaxing and soothing sounds.

    For a list of upcoming yoga or meditation sessions, check out the King's events calendar.
  • Wampum Learning Lodge 

    The Office of Indigenous Initiatives and Western is working to create an intercultural teaching, learning and gathering space that shares and centres Indigenous epistemologies and pedagogies.

    The space is to facilitate and coordinate services and programming for the Indigenous community at Western as well as the wider community at Western and the Deshkan Zibi territory. The space will serve as a touchstone for Indigenous Graduate and Undergraduate students, as well as faculty and staff. Visit Western's Indigenous Learning Space.

  • Western's Wellness Education Centre 

    To access support in any of the following areas (health & wellness, counselling, sexual violence, peer support, as well as groups and workshops), please see the contact information at Western Wellness & Well-being.

Western also offers Group Care through their Mental Health Support Services.