University of Guelph Statement on Cannabis

Federal, provincial and municipal regulations have established guidelines for the purchase, possession, production, distribution and use of recreational cannabis. Members of the U of G community are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the new regulations and health advisories by accessing governmental resources, some of which are listed on this page.

The University of Guelph promotes the well-being of its students, faculty and staff. The University’s Tobacco- and Smoke-Free Campus Policy restricts the smoking and vaping of all substances, including cannabis on the Guelph campus.

At University of Guelph-Humber, the policy for Guelph-Humber will apply.

Student Housing Services’ Cannabis Policy remains in effect and prohibits delivery to and growing of cannabis in student residences.

The University’s Human Resources Policy 511 prohibits the consumption of recreational cannabis during work hours.

The University will continue to accommodate the use of medicinal cannabis with proper medical documentation.