The University of Guelph has an employment equity program to ensure that all job applicants and employees, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities (racialized people) and women, are treated fairly and equitably. Through this initiative, the University endorses its ongoing commitment to the principles of employment equity and, in so doing, satisfies the requirements of the Federal Contractors Program to remain eligible for federal contracts worth $1,000,000 or more.
Canada is recognized around the world as a champion of human rights. At the University of Guelph, we stand tall as influential human rights promoters.
All members of our campus community have the right to study, work and live free from discrimination and harassment based on their gender, religion, race, colour, sexual orientation, national origin, age or physical ability.
DHR supports members of our campus community regarding human rights issues. Ontario's Human Rights Code, which stipulates that all people be given equal rights and opportunities without discrimination, is our guiding document.
The University of Guelph is committed to making its learning, living and work environments accessible and welcoming — places where students, employees, volunteers and visitors are accommodated according to their needs.
Our goal is to ensure accessibility in our services, products and facilities. We are committed to providing these in a way that respects the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities.
The University of Guelph will make every effort to provide notice to students, employees and the public when there is a temporary service disruption (planned or unexpected) at the University.
Where a service disruption occurs the University shall: a) Post a notice at the location, b) Post a notice on the Unit Website or contact service users by other appropriate means including but not limited to email, telephone, courselink, other websites, and internal electronic signage, and c) Provide advanced notice... more