Assistance for Faculty & Staff

The following services are here to help you if you have questions about integrating experiential learning into your course.

Experiential Learning Team

Let us be your first point of contact if you want to learn more about the range of experiential learning opportunities available on campus and in the community.

E-mail us at or call 519-824-4120 x52760.

Curricular Support

Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) offers a range of ongoing support to staff and faculty, including:

Faculty and staff who require more customized support can take advantage of the following OpenEd resources:

To explore other ways OpenEd can support you with experiential learning, contact a member of the OpenEd team directly or e-mail

Paid Opportunities

To explore different options for providing paid experiential learning opportunities in your department, view our information on hiring students.

Employer and Community Partnerships

Contact Laurie Schnarr if you are looking for support in making connections with employers and community partners, and integrating service learning within your courses.

Laurie Schnarr, Director
519-824-4120 x52586

Other Departments

Centre for Business & Student Enterprise or 519-824-4120 x53056

Student Life or 519-824-4120 x52214

Student Volunteer Connections (SVC) or 519-824-4120 x58104

Experience Profiles

  • Jack graduated from the University of Guelph with a major in History and a minor in Philosophy. He was a Peer Helper and in a curricular context, took multiple experiential courses which were project and research based.

  • Bayli graduated from the University of Guelph with a degree in accounting. While she was here she engaged in multiple applied research projects, and worked as a teaching assistant, which helped her make important connections with people across campus.