Whether you need a relaxation massage or have a condition that requires a therapeutic treatment, our students are trained to the highest standards nationally and can meet your needs. This is a student-run clinic and a supervised learning environment. 

Thank you for supporting our students. The experience they gain in the clinic is a critical piece of their education and we are proud to provide this vital service to our community. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you.

The $30 fee for one-hour massage treatments supports our  student scholarships. Present your MRU OneCard for a special MRU Advantage rate of $20. Please bring exact change or a cheque. Thank you.

Our new online appointment booking system is now live. If you sign in via Google, Facebook or Twitter, you don’t have to worry about yet another username and password. Or, create an account tied to your email. If you encounter any issues, please email us at massage@mtroyal.ca.

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COVID-19 update and protocols

Mount Royal University has adopted a vaccination and rapid testing program. As of Monday, Sept. 20, clients of the Student Practicum Clinic are required to provide one of the following:

  • proof of a Health Canada-approved vaccination with a paper or digital copy of a vaccine record and a piece of government-issued ID. P artial vaccination (one dose) will be accepted Sept. 20 to Oct. 25 if received two weeks before your appointment. Full vaccination (two doses) is required after Oct. 25.
  • a privately paid negative PCR or rapid test conducted in the 72 hours prior to coming to the clinic. Tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories are not allowed.
  • documentation of a medical exemption from a medical professional.

Please have your documentation with you when you come to the clinic. 

Masks or face coverings are mandatory in indoor spaces on the Mount Royal campus, including the Massage Therapy Student Practicum Clinic. This applies to student therapists, employees, clients and visitors. Please bring your own mask or face covering. Review how to safely don a mask. Visit Mount Royal's COVID-19 website for the latest health requirements on campus. Thank you for your cooperation.

Are you looking for the MRU Injury & Prevention Clinic instead? Visit mruclinic.ca to book an appointment with their team of licensed practitioners.

What to expect at your appointment

Protective measures remain in place in our clinical setting to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19, including REP and mandatory mask use. We will continue to monitor and assess the situation and will update our policy as needed.

Please take some time to review the measures we’ve implemented to promote safety. On the day of your appointment, you will receive an email with an online COVID-19 self-assessment. Please complete this prior to coming to campus.

You are required to:

  • arrive at the clinic (EC 2120) in the Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning (EC building) 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment. (For example, arrive at 10:45 a.m. for an 11 a.m. appointment.) (See parking and transportation below for a campus map.)
  • present proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 test or documentation of medical exemption as required by REP
  • present government-issed photo ID that matches the name on the booking
  • sanitize your hands at the provided hand hygiene station
  • wear a mask at all times while indoors, including during treatment
  • answer screening questions sent to you via email two hours prior to your appointment
  • follow directional arrows on the staircases on the way to and from the clinic

What to bring to your appointment

  • Government-issued photo ID that matches the name of the booking.
  • Proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 test or documentation of a medical exemption.
  • A disposable or reusable non-medical face mask. Practice safe mask usage.
  • A water bottle if desired. There are filling stations in the EC building.

Your responsibility

Everyone has a responsibility to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To protect yourself and others:

  • Stay at home and away from others if you feel unwell, and avoid close contact with others who are sick.
  • Practice proper hand hygiene and wash your hands frequently and for a minimum of 20 seconds (or apply hand sanitizer).
  • Avoid touching your face, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Whenever possible, practise physical distancing by staying a minimum of two metres from others. 
  • Wear a mask in public when distancing is not possible.
  • Consider downloading the AHS tracing app