Acronyms - B

BA
Bachelor of Arts is an undergraduate degree program that offers several specializations across many Colleges. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
BACO
The Bachelor of Arts Counselling Office provides program counselling services for undergraduate students in the BA and General Studies programs. The BACO website is available online at www.uoguelph.ca/baco/.
BADM
Business Administration is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BARF
Be A Responsible Friend is a workshop that teaches students safer drinking habits. It is offered by The Wellness Education Centre whose website is at www.uoguelph.ca/studenthealthservices/wellness.
BAS
Bachelor of Arts and Science is an undergraduate degree program. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
BASC
Bachelor of Applied Science is an undergraduate degree program that offers several specializations in CSAHS. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
BAS-SA (bass-ah)
The Bachelor of Arts and Science Student Association represents BAS students on different campus committees and advisory boards in addition to organizing social and academic events for BAS students. The BAS-SA website is available online at www.uoguelph.ca/bas/undergrad-opportunities.html.
BB
Bounce Back is a support program offered in the winter semester for students in the first year of their undergraduate degree who earned an average of less than 60.00% in their first semester on campus. Information about the program is the Student Life website at https://studentlife.uoguelph.ca/guidance/bounce-back-winter-semester.
BBM
Biomathematical or Biostatistical Modelling is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BBRM
Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management is an undergraduate degree program that offers two specializations in OAC. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
BCOMM
Bachelor of Commerce is an undergraduate degree program that offers several specializations in CBE and OAC. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
BCOMP
Bachelor of Computing is an undergraduate degree program that offers two specializations in CPES. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
BECN
Business Economics is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BENG
Bachelor of Engineering is an undergraduate degree program that offers several specializations. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
Beyond Bias
A workshop that helps students to develop skills to create and maintain a safer and more inclusive campus environment for all. It is offered by The Wellness Education Centre whose website is at www.uoguelph.ca/studenthealthservices/wellness.
BGS (b-g-s)
The Board of Graduate Studies considers and reports to Senate on proposals for the establishment of a new program for a graduate degree or diploma, recommends admission standards for appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, makes recommendations on matters of graduate educational policy, recommends University graduate admission requirements, approves candidates for graduate degrees, approves graduate course deletions and additions, and performs other tasks as outlined in the Board of Graduate Studies bylaws.
BINF
Bioinformatics is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BIO
The Biodiversity Institute of Ontario is an institute dedicated to the study of biodiversity at multiple levels of biological organization. The BIO website is available online at www.biodiversity.uoguelph.ca/.
BIOC
Biochemistry is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BIOD
Biodiversity is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BIOE
Biological Engineering is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BIOL
Biology is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BIOM
Bio-Medical Science is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BIOS
Biological Science is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BIOT
Biotechnology is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BLA
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture is an undergraduate degree program. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
Blue Poles
The name given to the outdoor Emergency Call Stations on campus. Each station has a blue light on top, is easily spotted from a distance and features a large red button which, when pushed, establishes two-way communication with the Police Dispatcher who can identify its location.
BME
Biomedical Engineering is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BMED
OVC Biomedical Science is a building on-campus that is part of the Ontario Veterinary College.
BMPH
Biological and Medical Physics is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
Bob's Dogs
A hotdog cart vendor located on the patio of the Bullring year-round that reportedly offers the best hotdogs in Guelph, served by a man who many feel is one of the friendliest guys around.
BoG (bog)
The Board of Governors is responsible to oversee the government, conduct, management and control of the University and its property, revenues, expenditures, business and affairs. Information about BoG is available on the University Secretariat website at www.uoguelph.ca/secretariat/office-services/board-governors.
BoT
The Board of Trustees overseas the Heritage Trust on behalf of the Board of Governors. Please Heritage Trust.
BOT
Botany is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BPCH
Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
Branion Plaza
This is the name of the outdoor area between the UC, MACN, ZAV and Raithby House. The cannon is found here as is a seating area during the warmer weather.
Brass Taps
Brass Taps is the formal name for The Keg campus bar/lounge located on UC Level 2. Information about events at the Brass Taps is available online at www.uoguelph.ca/ucevents/taps/.
BSC
Bachelor of Science is an undergraduate degree program. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
BSC AGR
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is an undergraduate degree program that offers several specializations. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
BSC ENV
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences is an undergraduate degree program that offers several specializations. Section X of the current Undergraduate Calendar provides a list of current specializations by degree program at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/.
BTOX
Biomedical Toxicology is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BUGS (bugs)
The Board of Undergraduate Studies makes recommendations to Senate on matters of undergraduate degree educational policy, is concerned with academic standards and planning for undergraduate degree programs, recommends to Senate the establishment or elimination of undergraduate degree or diploma programs, approves changes in undergraduate degree programs, recommends admission requirements for undergraduate degree programs, and performs other tasks as outlined in the Board of Undergraduate Studies bylaws.
Bullring
The Bullring A circular building located between Day Hall and Raithby House inside which livestock used to be shown. The building houses a campus living room and eatery run by the CSA also known as the Bullring or the Ring.
BUS
Business is a Specialization offered at the undergraduate level. Refer to the Specializations and Their Degrees chart at the start of Section X--Degree Programs in the current Undergraduate Calendar for more information.
BWH (black-wood hall)
Blackwood Hall Blackwood Hall is located on Trent Lane behind the MacKinnon Building and is the home of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences.