The University of Guelph is well equipped with a range of advising and counselling services to suit your needs. |
Program Counsellors are available to discuss any of the following issues: specializations and course requirements, special university opportunities, study abroad/co-op, student awards, program specialization (major) transfer requirements, issues affecting your ability to complete your academic credits, other university resources, and any other academic matter.
Contact your program office for more information.
Counselling is available for individual and group sessions for all registered students at the university, covering issues ranging from adjustment to university life, personal relationships, loneliness, depression, eating disorders, substance abuse issues, anxiety/stress, sexual assault, and many others.
For procedures concerning Academic Consideration where personal, emotional or psychological reasons are the grounds, consult the University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar: Requests for Academic Consideration.
To arrange an appointment or for more information, phone ext. 53244 or visit Counselling Services, Level 3 of the U.C.
CAMPUS MINISTERS: MUTIFAITH RESOURCE TEAM
Campus ministers, representing several faiths, offer conversation, pastoral counselling and spiritual direction as well as a variety of programs.
Come by the Raithby House or call ext. 58909 to arrange an appointment or to get more information.
If you have academic concerns related to your ultimate career goals, or specific career-related questions, a Career Counsellor is the person to see. Career counsellors offer assistance, both in small groups and individually, through the Career Centre.
Career Services is located on 3rd floor U.C., ext. 52213.
THE CENTRE FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITES (CSD):
A wide range of services and resources are available to students with disabilities. The CSD provides assistance to students with permanent or temporary disabilities. Currently, the Centre is in touch with students who have learning disabilities, medical disabilities, are hearing impaired or have visual, mobility or emotional disabilities. They also will provide help and support to those with a temporary disability due to an illness or injury.
The CSD is located on 3rd floor U.C., ext. 56208.
ATHLETIC CONSULTANTS :
There are a variety of services which can help you with activity concerns. Activity affects academic performance. Please refer to the current RecReAction brochure for more details.
HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUITY OFFICE:
The University of Guelph prohibits harassment and discrimination based on race, ancestry, place of origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, ability, age, marital status, family status or receipt of public assistance, in work, study or residential life. Members of the University have the right to seek confidential advice and information regarding a complaint of harassment or discrimination. A Human Rights Consultant is available to discuss your concerns and to serve as an impartial resource to all parties to help resolve complaints. You may contact the Human Rights and Equity Office for a copy of the Sexual and Gender Harassment Policy and Procedure and the Interim Human Rights Procedure, or speak to a Human Rights Consultant.
HRE Office, Ext. 53000.
The Student Wellness Educator and the Wellness team members are trained to work with you on your issues and work with you towards achieving a balanced lifestyle. Drop in to The Wellness Centre for resources or to simply relax in an open, friendly environment.
The Wellness Centre is located on the 2nd floor of the J.T. Powell Building, Ext. 53327.