Employee Orientation Month (O-Month)

All of September 2022 is Employee O-Month!

Employee O-Month is a Wellness@Work initiative and cross-campus collaboration for all employees designed to build community and connection amongst colleagues and to our beautiful U of G Guelph campus. We wanted to showcase what makes U of G a unique place to work!

The Wellness@Work Programming Committee has organized many in-person events, tours, and challenges to support your social, mental, and physical well-being. Take time from your busy day to prioritize your well-being and build that connection that is so valuable to developing a sense of community and social well-being in the workplace. 

Thank you to our generous campus partners for taking part and donating prizes because without your contributions our faculty and staff would not have had the chance to discover or re-discover U of G!


Passport Challenge Prizes

Grand Prize Package! Winner is Bohan Jiang from Research Financial Services!

  • Annual Red Parking Pass
  • Annual NRG Athletics Fitness Membership
  • VIP Dining Experience Package with a private lounge reservation in Brass Taps Pub and $120 food and beverage credit
  • $50 Hospitality Gift Card
  • Bookstore gift package that includes a tote, a sweater, a water bottle, and stickers
  • Arboretum Biodiversity Booklets

Prize Package #2! Winner is Satinder Gidda from Molecular and Cellular Biology!

  • 30min Massage from HPC
  • Fall Produce box from the GCUOF
  • $25 Hospitality Gift Card; Gryph's Locker gift package that includes a red Nike polo, a Champion backpack, and a Gryphon's tumbler
  • Honey Bee Research Centre prize basket including four 165g honey jars, skep beehive beeswax candle, beeswax ornament, and lip balm
  • Arboretum Biodiversity Booklets
  • A Padfolio

Prize Package #3! Winner is Cheau Yuan Foo from Sociology & Anthropology!

  • $25 Hospitality Gift Card
  • $20 Bullring Gift Certificate
  • $25 Campus Food Market Credit
  • Arboretum Biodiversity Booklets
  • A Padfolio

Programming Highlights

View the Employee O-Month Programming highlights!

Congratulations to the Employee O-Month Passport challenge winners! 

  • Grand Prize winner: Bohan Jiang from Research Financial Services 
  • Prize Package #2 winner: Satinder Gidda from Molecular and Cellular Biology 
  • Prize Package #3 winner: Cheau Yuan Foo from Sociology & Anthropology

Tools for Connection

Wellness@Work has developed various Tools for Connection designed to help staff and faculty foster connection within their teams.