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 on degree programs offered:
- Adult Development
- Applied Human Nutrition
- Child, Youth & Family
- Environmental Governance
- Environmental Geoscience and Geomatics
- Environmental and Resource Management
- International Development
- Environment and Development
- Economic and Business Development
- Gender and Development
- Historical Perspectives in Development
- Latin American Studies
- Political Economy and Administrative Change
- Rural and Agricultural Development
- Political Science
- Criminal Justice & Public Policy
- Sociology & Anthropology
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
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.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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
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.