NEW Employee Self-Service On-Line Portal


We are pleased to announce that all employees are now able to view and change their banking and personal contact information through the new Human Resources Employee Self-Service portal using their UofG central log in and password. In addition to making address and banking information changes, this portal also allows you to access your electronic pay statement, your retirement pension portal and the Sun Life Financial website.

New Hours of Work Policy for all Staff takes effect August 31, 2019

A review of normal operating hours was undertaken in consultation with a number of staff and operational units. As a result, the University has made the decision that, commencing August 31, 2019, it will continue with the normal operating hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and to maintain the scheduling practices that have been in effect over the summer months throughout the entire calendar year. 

2019 Summer Hours Bulletin

Effective Friday, June 3rd, 2019, 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.

The Day of Mourning - April 28


Due to inclement weather, the Day of Mourning event will take place in the University Centre (UC) courtyard indoors beginning at noon.

If possible we will still march from the Portico, meeting there at 11:30am, departing at 11:45am for a noon arrival at the UC.

When we complete the formal part of the ceremony, we will go from the Courtyard to the UC flag pole area to lower the flags to half-mast to conclude the ceremony.


2019 Leave for Change Participants Announced

Congratulations to the four members of the University of Guelph community who have been selected to participate in Leave for Change in 2019.

Leave for change provides an opportunity for U of G staff and faculty to demonstrate their commitment to global citizenship and international development by contributing their skills and knowledge during short-term volunteer assignments with organizations in developing countries.

Chemical Hazardous Waste Disposal Amnesty Program 2019


Monday, April 29th - Friday, May 10th, 2019

What you need to do:

1.     Obtain Amnesty 2019 stickers which are available at EHS, Alexander Hall room 162

2.     Place compatible chemical hazardous waste in a labeled container and call ext. 54270 to schedule a pick-up time.  No yellow tags or disposal requests forms are required.

 The following materials will NOT be collected as part of this program:

HR Learning & Development Winter 2019 Program Guide Is Now Available

HR Learning & Development would like to wish you a healthy and productive 2019! To start off the year on a helpful note, we would like to share an idea. Rather than making resolutions, that may be difficult to stick to, how about choosing to build your skills and connect with others at the University! We make it easy for you by providing you with a large selection of topics. 

Highlighted below are just a few of the programs being offered over the next few months.

Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open For Business Act, 2018

On November 21, 2018, Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open For Business Act, 2018 received royal assent, repealing many of the provisions of the previous government’s Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Act. In response to changes to the Employment Standards Act arising from Bill 47, and the impact of these changes on polices and practices, the University has consolidated and amended applicable Human Resources Polices including:

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