COVID-19 Information

Our fall semester is now under way, and DC is committed to providing students with a high-quality academic experience. For a full list of what is open on campus
or operating virtually, please visit our 
COVID-19 fall semester page.
Latest update: Winter Semester 2021
Learn more about courses and services being offered remotely. Report if you are unwell

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Are you okay? We ask because we care. If you are a Durham College (DC) student looking for help connected to your mental health or overall wellness, there are services, resources and supports available to you right now.

Get help on campus

Campus Health Centre
A safe, confidential space to access campus mental health supports. The multidisciplinary team will do an initial screening to learn more about your current needs and come up with a strategy to move forward

Oshawa Campus, Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre Room G1030
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Whitby Campus, Main Strategic Enrolment Services Desk
Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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DC Students Inc. Outreach Services
Oshawa campus, Student Centre, Room 214
Monday to Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Whitby campus, Room 157B
Monday to Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Outreach Services is committed to offering a supportive environment for students and provides a range of services including counseling and a food centre, as well as quiet space for students who just need a break.

Counseling services areas include but are not limited to:

  • Addictions
  • LGBTQ + support
  • Healthy and unhealthy relationships
  • Past or present abuse – safety planning
  • Mental health issues and personal coping strategies
  • Goal planning
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Poverty
  • Homelessness
  • Family issues

Sexual Violence Education and Support coordinator
Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions
Centre for Collaborative Education, Room 131
Oshawa campus
Monday to Thursday – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

If you are a survivor of sexual violence or have questions about sexual violence, please go directly to the Sexual Violence Education and Support coordinator for immediate support.

Get help anytime or off campus

Toll-free 1.866.925.5454
Available 24/7
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This free, confidential helpline provides professional counselling and information as well as referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario 24/7/365.

I.M. Well (Student Assistance Program)  
Toll-free 1.877.554.6935
Available 24/7
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Download the free mobile app
App Store (iOS) | Google Play (Android)

Short for Integrated Mental Health & Wellness, I.M. Well is available to all DC students and their families, even after graduation.

Ontario 211 Community and Social Services Help Line   
Dial 211
Available 24/7
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This is a free helpline and online database of Ontario’s community and social services.

IMPORTANT: if you are dealing with a life-threatening situation and you are on campus, call ext. 2400 from a campus landline or 905.721.3211 from a mobile phone. If you are off-campus, call 911 immediately.

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Get immediate support whenever and wherever you are with I.M. Well

Short for Integrated Mental Health & Wellness, I.M. Well is a student assistance program available to all DC students and their families, even after graduation.

Use the intuitive, free I.M. Well mobile app or call 1.877.234.5327 to access campus and community resources and live counselling for personal, academic and social needs, such as:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Legal issues
  • Life coaching
  • Relationships
  • Financial
  • Addiction
  • Nutrition
  • Health translation
  • and more...

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Are you a DC employee? Get more information on how to support a student, colleague or yourself.

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