Accessibility

Support Services

Accommodation Partnership Program 

The goal of the Accommodation Partnership Program is to promote a collaborative approach in assisting employees with disabilities to enter the workforce, remain at work, and return to work in an early and safe manner. The policy outlines the process through which workplace accommodation occurs at the University.

Bursaries and Scholarships

Centre for Open Learning and Educational Support

Teaching Support Services is a multi-faceted support department that is committed to enhancing the quality of teaching and learning on campus. The department supports Classroom Technical Support (CTS) (e.g., classroom design and technology), Learning Technologies and Courseware Innovation (e.g., Desire2Learn, PowerPoint, learning objects,; and Educational Development (e.g., curriculum/course design, instructional practice).

Centre for Students with Disabilities

CSD offers specialized programs and services to students with disabilities registered at the University of Guelph (full-time or part-time undergraduate and graduate).

Counselling Services

Counselling Services offer individual counselling sessions to help support students as they work through the personal challenges that impair their ability to succeed at school and in other areas of their lives.

Employment Accommodation Fund

The employment accommodation funding program for employees with disabilities expresses the University’s commitment to ensuring that all employees of the University are able to access required accommodations that will help them perform their duties and be contributing members of the campus community. The University will do its utmost to ensure that accommodations promote dignity and inclusion. 

Employee Assistance Program

From time to time, employees may find themselves in need of confidential, professional counselling for personal, family, relationship and wellness issues adversely affecting work performance or threatening to do so. The purpose of the EAP is to help meet these needs.

Health and Performance Centre

Health and Performance Centre specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of acute and chronic orthopedic, musculoskeletal, sport and activity related injuries. The Centre also provides a variety of health promotion services including fitness and nutrition expertise and professional bicycle fitting. 

Human Resources

Working in collaboration with the University of Guelph community, Human Resources dedicates time, energy, creativity and resources to ensure the University as a workplace is healthy and sustains the need for learning and challenge.

Human Rights and Equity Office

The role of the Human Rights and Equity Office is to help maintain an environment within which all persons, regardless of their personal characteristics, feel that they are treated with dignity and respect. The Office works toward meeting the University's commitment to protecting and upholding the human rights of every individual and to providing special programs to end the effects of historical disadvantage and to achieve equity in all areas of University life.

The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons brings together services that support students in their learning, writing, research, numeracy and the use of technology. In addition, they provide expertise and resources for faculty, staff and teaching assistants to support and enhance learning in their courses and across the curricula.

Library Accessibility Services

Library Centre for Students with Disabilities offers a range of services, software and technology that enables students with disabilities to read, write and research more effectively.

Occupational Health and Wellness

Occupational Health integrates and coordinates the management of occupational and non-occupational related illness and injury. It facilitates Return To Work programs and accommodation according to the Workplace Safety Insurance Board guidelines for an early and safe return to work. It offers employees ergonomic assessments and recommendations to prevent and reduce musculoskeletal strain injuries.

Security Services

Campus Community Police, Fire Prevention and Parking Services coordinates all campus security operations on campus. The Department consists of a Director, an Administrative Assistant, a Manager of Operations responsible for 4 University Police Sergeants, 10 Police Officers, 2 Fire Prevention Officers, 2 Parking Enforcement Officers, 4 Dispatchers and a Manager of Parking Services with a staff of 3 Administration Clerks and contract commissioned staff.

Student Heath Services

Student Health Services offers a variety of health care services, including primary health care, a walk-in clinic and on-site laboratory testing.

Student Housing Services

Student Housing Services is responsible for providing on-campus housing for nearly 5000 students and 300 families. If you have any questions, please contact Student Housing Services so your stay will be as educational and rewarding as possible.

This website was created and is maintained by the University of Guelph’s Human Rights and Equity Office.

 

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