Information for Parents and Families

The University of Guelph offers a beautiful campus and renowned sense of community, all nestled within one of Canada’s safest and most desirable cities. It provides a supportive and collaborative learning environment, something that is reinforced throughout our curricula. Throughout their degree, business students will have the opportunity to engage in applied learning, mentorship, student leadership and career development, all of which will help set them on the right path to their dream career. 

We understand that choosing a place for your child to study is a big step. The University of Guelph offers a number of resources to help you and your family navigate this transition.

Campus tours

The best way to get to know the University of Guelph is to visit the campus for a tour.

Centre for New Students

Our Centre for New Students oversees Orientation Week, summer orientation programs, mentoring programs and provides information for parents and families. 

Financial services

Our Student Financial Services team provides helpful information for students and their families about tuition payment, OSAP applications and important dates and deadlines.

Student housing

Leaving away from home for the first time is a major milestone. Our Student Housing Services team offers information for parents and families on preparing for the big move