Acronyms - C

CADA
Council of Associate Deans Academic.
CAF
Central Animal Facility is a centre for the maintenance, by skilled and experienced personnel, of quality animals in a controlled environment as a service to departments across the University.
Campus Co-op
The Guelph Campus Cooperative was started in 1913 by students wishing to organize their own buying power. The Co-op runs the Co-op Bookstore and Guelph Campus Co-op Housing.
Campus Days
Campus Days is an annual liaison event held in March that is coordinated by Admission Services. Information is on the Admission Services Events page. Guelph applicants, other prospective students and their families gain knowledge about Guelph through sessions, displays, and campus tours. It is a free event that regularly attracts some 4,500 people to the university.
Cannon
Cannon The cannon is a British naval gun, rumoured to have been used in the War of 1812. Its name is “Old Jeremiah” and it is located in Branion Plaza, in front of Raithby House and across from the UC. It is a long-standing Guelph tradition for students to paint the cannon with messages in order to promote events and organizations.
Career Services
A unit within Cooperative Education and Career Services, the former name of the Experiential Learning Hub of the Student Experience Department.
CASU (ka-zoo)
The College of Arts Student Union ensures that students in COA have a voice in the decision-making of the university. It also provides social interaction through clubs and events. They can be reached by email at casu@uoguelph.ca or by phone at 519-824-4120 56264.
CAUBO
Canadian Association of University Business Officers
CBE (see-bee-ee)
College of Business and Economics. Was originally founded in 2006 as CME College of Management and Economics. Was renamed in 2019 to Gordon S. Lang School of Business.
SA (see-bee-ee-s-a)
The College of Management and Economics Student Association is a non-profit organization that represents the interests of commerce students.
CBS (c-b-s)
College of Biological Sciences includes the following departments: Botany, Environmental Biology, Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Zoology.
CBS-SC (c-b-s-s-c)
The College of Biological Sciences Student Council ensures that students in CBS have a voice in the decision-making of the university. It also provides social interaction through clubs and events. They can be reached by email at cbssc@uoguelph.ca or by phone at 519-824-6270.
CC (c-c)
Rozanski Hall The Classroom Complex was the former name of Rozanski Hall (also see ROZH).
CCLC (c-c-l-c)
The Child Care and Learning Centre (located on Arboretum Road at East Ring Road) houses CCLS (Child Care and Learning Services).
CCLS (c-c-l-s)
Child Care and Learning Services is a child care and teaching facility that is located on Arboretum Road at East Ring Road. It provides child care to student and non-student families while providing a learning opportunity for academically qualified students.
CCS (c-c-s)
Computing and Communications Services is on Trent Lane behind BH. It provides access and support for computing as well as computer labs, phone support lines, and internet access. They can be reached by phone at 519-824-4120 extension 58888.
CCT
The Co-Curricular Transcript is an official record of an eligible student’s involvement in verified student activities that have occurred outside the classroom. It was originally piloted at Guelph in 2010-2011.
CECS
Cooperative Education and Career Services is the former name of the Experiential Learning Hub of the Student Experience Department.
CEGC
Civic Engagement and Global Citizenship is both a Student Life unit and the name of an interdisciplinary Certificate. Information on the CEGC unit is on their website at https://studentlife.uoguelph.ca/cegc. Information about the Certificate is in Section XI--Special Study Opportunities, Certificates and Diplomas of the current Undergraduate Calendar at https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/current/c11/c11-certdip.shtml.
CENG
Computer 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.
Centre Six
Centre Six Food Court is on the first floor of the UC and is the location of food service outlets and a solarium dining area.
CFC
The Compulsory Fees Committee, formerly known as the Student Services Fee Committee, is comprised of faculty, staff and students, who oversee University compulsory non-tuition fees and the various services supported by them.
CFRU (c-f-r-u)
CFRU is the campus based radio station 93.3FM.
CFS (c-f-s)
The Canadian Federation of Students is the national voice for students, representing over 400,000 students across Canada. The CFS lobbies for changes aimed at making post-secondary education more accessible to all students. All University of Guelph students are members of this organization.
CFT
Centre for Toxicology is a member of the Canadian Network of Toxicology Centres.
CHAT
Crop, Horticulture and Turfgrass Sciences 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.
CHEM
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.
CHPY
Chemical 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.
CIHR
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
CIP (c-i-p)
Centre for International Programs aims to facilitate, stimulate, and support a continuously growing range of University involvement in international activities. It is located at the south end of the third floor of the UC and can be reached by email at cip@uoguelph.ca or by phone at 519-824-4120 extension 54876.
CIS
Computing and Information 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.
CJPP
Criminal Justice and Public Policy 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.
CLAS
Classical Studies 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.
C&M (see-and-em)
The Chemistry and Microbiology Building was located on Reynolds Walk where the SSC now resides. It was the location of the Departments of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Microbiology prior to the SSC.
CME (see-em-ee)
College of Mangement and Economics. Was founded in 2006 and was renamed to CBE College of Business and Economics in 2014. Was renamed again in 2019 to Gordon S. Lang School of Business.
CME-SA (see-em-ee-s-a)
The former name of the College of Management and Economics Student Association (CBE-SA).
CNS
Centre for New Students is a gateway to the programs and services dedicated to supporting new students such as START, Orientation Week, Off-Campus Connection and can be reached by email at new@uoguelph.ca or by phone at 519-824-4120 extension 53609.
COA (c-o-a)
College of Arts is largely located in the McKinnon Building. It includes the Departments of History and Philosophy as well as the Schools of Fine Art and Music, Languages and Literatures and English and Theatre Studies.
COESP
CBS Office of Educational Scholarship and Practice, which is online at https://www.uoguelph.ca/ada-cbs/coesp
COFO
Council of Ontario Finance Officers
Coll-Gov
College Governments are attached to each of Guelph's seven Colleges and, through their elected student members, represent student interests to various administrative bodies at the University.
College Governments
There are seven colleges at the University of Guelph: COA, CBE, CBS, CPES, CSAHS, OAC and OVC. Every college has a student government attached to it that is run by a group of students who are elected each year by the student body (much like a Student Council in high school). These include CASU, CBE-SA, CBS-SC, CPES-SC, CSAHS-SA, SF-OAC and CVSA.
Connection Centre
Until 2007 this was a resource centre staffed by Peer Helpers as a gateway to the services and programs offered by Student Life and Career Services.
Consensual Non-Monogamous Relationship
A workshop offered by The Wellness Education Centre that conveys the importance of trust, honesty and communication in relationships.
Conservatory
Conservatory The Conservatory and its surrounds are officially called the Rutherford (OAC '51) Conservatory and Gardens. It is located on the south-west side of the UC and includes a restored conservatory greenhouse that was built in 1931, six thematic gardens, walkways, and shaded seating areas.
Contraception Connection, The
A workshop offered by The Wellness Education Centre that introduces students to different forms of birth control.
Co-op
A short form used most often to refer to two different units, CECS and the Guelph Campus Cooperative. It is also a term used to refer to a specialization within a degree program that offers a Cooperative Education option, alternating school and work term semesters.
Co-op Bookstore
The Guelph Campus Co-op Bookstore is located is the north end of the basement of Johnston Hall and is both owned and operated by students. They can be reached by phone at 519-824-4120 extension 52235 or 519-821-2050.
COU (c-o-u)
Council of Ontario Universities is a membership organization of Ontario’s 20 publicly funded universities and the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC). COU facilitates discussion between members institutions and and advocates on a wide range of university issues as well as co-ordinates a number of shared services for members.
Courselink
Courselink is a software program which assists with course administration, acts as a grades book tool, and allows for the set-up of course functions such as on-line quizzes and conferencing.
Cow Path
This is the name given to the stone path which runs along side the Dairy Bush and that leads from the west end of Reynolds Walk (on the west side of Gordon Street) to Edinburgh Road.
CPES (see-pez)
College of Physical and Engineering Science includes the departments and/or schools of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computing and Information Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Engineering.
CPES-SC (see-pez s-c)
College of Physical and Engineering Science Student Council represents the interests of CPES students on-campus.
CQA
Committee on Quality Insurance.
CR
College Royal is a student-run and student-coordinated open house that occurs annually (mid-March) and encompasses the entire University of Guelph campus. College Royal attracts over 30,000 visitors every year and involves the coordination of over 3000 student volunteers. They can be reached by email at colroyal@uoguelph.ca or by phone at 519-824-4120 extension 58366.
CRB
OVC Clinical Research Building.
CRC
The Curriculum Review Committee is a sub-committee of BUGS.
Creelman Marketplace
A large dining hall located in Creelman Hall. It was the first marketplace dining concept to be created in a North American university.
CRLM
Creelman Hall Creelman Hall is a large stone building located on Winegard Walk at the North end of campus at College Avenue, across from Mills Hall. It houses Creelman Marketplace.
CRSC (c-r-s-c)
Crop Science Building The Crop Science Building is located on Reynolds Walk beside the Richards Building and houses the Crop Science department.
CS
Counselling Services is located on UC Level 3 just outside of the South Elevator. They offer individual counselling sessions and support groups to help support students as they work through the personal challenges that impair their ability to succeed at school and in other areas of their lives. More information about CS is on their website at https://www.uoguelph.ca/counselling/.
CS
Computer 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.
CSA (c-s-a)
The Central Student Association represents all undergraduate students to the federal and provincial governments, the University administration, the Board of Governors, the Senate, City Council and the Guelph Transit Commission. Operations are coordinated by five commissioners (elected by undergraduate students) and three staff members.
CSAHS (see-saw)
College of Social and Applied Human Sciences includes the departments of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology.
CSAHS-SA (see-saw s-a)
College of Social and Applied Human Sciences Student Alliance represents the interests of CSAHS students.
CSB
OVC Clinical Skills Building.
CSD (c-s-d)
Centre for Students with Disabilities is the former name of Student Accessibility Services (SAS).
CSRDE
Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange
CTAG (c-tag)
Co-Curricular Transcript Advisory Group is responsible for guidelines related to the co-curricular transcript, an official record of an eligible student’s involvement in verified student activities that have occurred outside the classroom.
CUAA (c-u-a-a)
The Council on Undergraduate Academic Advising develops, reviews, discusses, and recommends to senior administration on an ongoing basis any and all advising-related strategies, policies, and processes.
CUPE (cue-pee)
The Canadian Union of Public Employees is Canada’s largest union. There are three employee groups  represented by CUPE at the University of Guelph.
CURIE
Canadian Universities Reciprocal Insurance Exchange.
CVSA (c-v-s-a)
Central Veterinary Student Association represents the interests of OVC students.
CYF
Child, Youth and Family 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.