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Return to Campus

The University of Guelph is following government and public health directives as we work to make our campuses ready for returning students, staff and faculty. COVID-19 has created many changes in the ways we study, teach, work and live at U of G, but we are coming through this pandemic stronger than ever.

We are taking a gradual, phased approach to our return to campuses. To help keep our community safe, please only come to campus if you need to. The information on this site applies to faculty, staff, students and visitors to our campuses.

MentorAbility: Jumpstart your career!

MentorAbility provides a unique mentoring experience in which job seekers who self-identify as having a disability are matched with individual mentors (employers or business leaders) – to explore different career pathways and opportunities in their desired field of interest. The experience can last from 1 hour to 1 day long.

Your MentorAbility Experience could involve any of the following:

Welcome Back! COVID Info for Winter 2021

We understand that the situation with COVID-19 is worrisome and want to assure you that the University is committed to protecting everyone’s health and safety.

If you are emailing your SAS Advisor, please watch for an automatic reply and read the information carefully for details about how to obtain timely assistance.

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Navigating Disability & Career Beyond U of G

Thursday, November 19 at 10 to 11 am.

Join Karolina Rachtan (Career Advisor) to clarify your career development steps during and after graduation as a person with a disability. This event also provides an opportunity to hear from a U of G alumna about her experiences managing a disability in university and beyond.

Register now at uoguel.ph/career-events

SHINE Mental Well-Being Week

It’s time to SHINE! The Mental Well-being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-Being Week from November 9, 2020 to November 14, 2020. Students and staff at the University of Guelph developed this initiative to promote mental wellness and provide students with resources to help support their mental well-being. All events are FREE to join!  

Registration Workshops

If you are having your first one-on-one appointment with your SAS advisor, we ask that you participate in a 30 minute registration workshop first. Usually students participate in the registration workshop at 9 AM for a morning appointment, or 1 PM for an afternoon appointment.

Please login to Accessibility Online to find the link to your workshop.

IDeA Competition: Help Make Canada More Accessible

The IDeA competition challenges university students across Canada to use their creativity to develop innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions to accessibility barriers for people with disabilities.

Students in all programs – including architecture, arts, business, computer science, early childhood education, engineering, industrial design, medicine, nursing, political science, psychology, sociology and social work – are encouraged to enter the competition.

Start today: Career Planning

Did you know that there are resources to help with career planning specifically for students with disabilities? It is never too early to start planning.

Check out the Events Calendar in your Experience Guelph account to find out about upcoming events related to job search and careers that may be of interest to you. Visit www.experienceguelph.ca and click on “career” then “events.” Upcoming events include: 

Stress Management & High Performance

Dial Down Academic Stress & Anxiety

Thursday, SEPT 24

  • Learn the most common anxiety escalators along with practical tips to decrease anxiety
  • A FREE workshop for University students, meeting from 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Relaxation & Stress Management Skills

Begins SEPT 29

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