Experiential Learning Advisory Committee

The Experiential Learning Advisory Committee (ELAC) meets monthly and plays a lead role in developing and evaluating curricular and co-curricular experiential learning at the University of Guelph. This includes establishing strategic direction, identifying gaps and areas for enhancement, assessing outcomes, and determining opportunities for collaboration within and outside of the University.

Advisory Committee Membership

  • Vice Provost, Student Affairs (Co-chair)
  • Associate Vice-President, Academic (Co-chair)
  • Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost, Student Affairs (Secretary)
  • Director, Experiential Learning
  • At least one representative from each of:
    • U of G's seven Academic Colleges
    • Office of Graduate Studies
    • University of Guelph-Humber
    • University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus
    • Office of Academic Programs and Policy
    • Office of Institutional Analysis and Research
    • Office of Teaching and Learning
    • Office of the University Librarian
    • Central Student Association
    • Graduate Students’ Association
  • Staff from the Experiential Learning Hub (as needed)

Experience Profiles

  • Emerson is a recent graduate from the University of Guelph. During his undergrad he was involved in experiential learning opportunities such as community engaged learning courses, undergraduate research assistantship (URA), a peer helper role and independent research. These opportunities helped define his academic path and led him to pursue a Masters degree.