2018 Summer Hours Bulletin

Effective Friday, June 1st, 2018, where operationally feasible, the University will be functioning under the guidelines indicated in the Summer Hours Bulletin.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Staff Relations at ext. 56598.

Group Benefits Premium Rates

The University of Guelph has finalized the Group Benefits premium rates with Sun Life for the upcoming policy year effective May 1, 2018, and is pleased to report there will not be any changes to the premium rates.

Questions about your Benefits?   Please visit Benefits  for further information.


The Day of Mourning - April 28

The University of Guelph will lower its flags to half-mast at noon on Friday, April 27th to mark the Day of Mourning in Canada.

This is the 27th anniversary of the event, observed on April 28 each year to honour people who have died or been injured on the job. Once the flags are lowered to half-mast, they will remain so until night fall on Saturday, April 28th.

A joint proclamation recognizing the day has been issued by U of G and the University’s employee groups.

Total Compensation Statements distributed

Human Resources is distributing the 2017 Total Compensation Statement for active regular full time staff and select contractually-limited employees.  These statements will be delivered to employees a few business days after April 12th, 2018.

Changes Regarding Psychological Services

As part of the ongoing commitment and effort of the University to enhance mental health support and resources for faculty and staff, effective January 1, 2018, the University’s Extended Health Care plan will no longer require a physician’s referral to access Psychological Services coverage.  This change will be applicable for any claims submitted on or after the effective date.  

Details on the benefit plans provided by the University are outlined in the Benefit's Section.

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