Freedom of Expression Policy

Freedom of expression has been, and continues to be, vital to the academic mission of the University of Guelph.

Universities are places for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge, where ideas are presented and discussed. Excellence in research, scholarship, teaching and learning require the examination and consideration of diverse ideas, methods, beliefs and perspectives.

This website provides information about the University of Guelph’s freedom of expression policy statement.

The website also contains answers to frequently asked questions and provides links to other U of G policies and practices that provide context and helped inform the development of our freedom of expression policy statement.

The University of Guelph is committed to values of diversity, inclusivity, civility and respect, as well as to freedom of expression.