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Right Foot Forward

Each September Off-Campus Living connects with students living in off-campus neighbourhoods to share information with them about life in Guelph. This website is your one-stop shop for all the City resources you may need to access as a student. Please check out all the pages, and return to this site whenever you have questions about bylaws, garbage pick-up, fire safety, or just how to be a good neighbour.

Downtown Guelph

Off-Campus Living Team

The Off-Campus Living (OCL) team provides a number of services for students, staff, faculty, landlords, and community members.


Being a Good Neighbour

Tips for how to be a good neighbour when living off-campus in the City of Guelph and beyond.

Who to call

Who to Call

This handy list should help you figure out where exactly to direct your call when you spot something in the community or need support.

Bylaw Compliance Cruiser

Bylaws, tenant safety and property standards

Review this list of important Bylaws to help you make responsible choices and avoid fines.

Waste Resources

Waste Resources

Tips to help you navigate the waste resources in the City of Guelph, which may differ from the garbage removal system you’re used to at home.

Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention

Being prepared is your best defence against a fire in your home. Reduce your risk of fire-related injury or death by following these safety tips.