For Prospective Students

A program in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences provides countless opportunities to develop skills valuable to a range of interests and careers.  

Depending on which program you choose, you can take advantage of our cross-disciplinary approach by tailoring your degree through one of our many listed majors and elective courses. Visit the college's department pages for more information:

The infomation below aims to inform and connect you to some of the University of Guelph's resources for incoming students, including extracurricular activities, program counselling, student-led organizations, financial services and available scholarships.  Our aim is to ensure your enjoyable and successful transition to the University of Guelph campus - and your University experience.  

Undergraduate and Graduate Admission Services

Find information related to the undergraduate or graduate program you are interested in, listed on our Undergraduate Admissions and Graduate Admissions webpages. 

Campus Tours

Book a campus tour to get acquainted with our scenic and engaging campus.  We welcome your visit to see what the University of Guelph has to offer.    

Career Services

Visit the Co-operative Education & Career Services webpage for events and services offered to help you succeed in your career-related goals. 

Resources for Incoming Students

Visit the Student Life website and find resouces for incoming students.  Learn ways the University of Guelph provides intentional educational programs, resources, and services that help students achieve their goals, thrive in their academic pursuits, develop lasting friendships, and expand their knowledge.    

Student Financial Services

Need answers regarding how to finance your education?  Visit the Student Financial Services webpage, and discover how our experienced staff can help in providing the best possible financial service and counselling in support of your educational goals.

Support to Incoming International Students

Are you an international student, and interested in applying to Guelph?  Visit the Guelph International Students support page, and find information on admission requirements, how to apply and important application deadlines.

Program Counselling

Program counsellors offer one-on-one meetings to help students meet their responsibilities for program regulations, requirements and procedures.  The University encourages students to receive access to academic support in various ways.  Visit the Bachelor of Arts Counselling Office (BACO) or Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) Counselling Office for more information.  

Scholarships and Awards

We provide scholarships, travel grants and bursaries to help finance your education.  Alumni, friends and partners of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences support new and in-course students through college specific awards and scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  As well, the University of Guelph offers many other scholarships and awards available to students of all programs and colleges.  Contact csahsada@uoguelph.ca for more information.  

Student Residence

Interested in finding more information about housing on campus?  Visit the University of Guelph's Student Housing Services website for information on applying to on-campus housing, housing services, and communities on the Guelph campus.   

Student Organizations & Events

There are countless opportunities for students to get involved on and off campus through student led events and organizations. It's a great way to make friends and learn skills beyond the classroom!

Study Abroad & Exchange Programs

Interested in going beyond the classroom, and exploring and immersing yourself into a new culture? The University of Guelph partners with universities across Canada and the world to provide exchange programs, semesters abroad, and international study opportunities.

Have Questions? 

Don't hesitate to send us an email at csahs@uoguelph.ca. You can also try asking Gryph, an online system that gives you instant answers to a range of questions related to the Universty of Guelph.