Programs

Gryphons Read

Gryphons Read is a tradition at the University of Guelph.  Each year a different book by a Canadian author is selected to be read by the campus community as a way to share a common reading experience to explore diverse identities and lived experiences, and the themes about the human condition that they address.

Recess League

Do you miss the good old days on the playground? We have the solution for you, Recess League runs weekly with a random sport picked each time inspired by school yard games. Recess League is a great way to have a mental wellness break in the middle of the work day!

Wellness@Work Grant Program

The Wellness@Work Grant Program is designed to further enhance the physical and psychological health, safety and the quality of life for all faculty and staff.

U of G Garden Gander

John Reinhart, Grounds Manager, will take participants on a noon hour walk to explore different gardens and trees on our campus.  Each week will feature a different area of campus with more to discover.  Come learn about new plantings, plant problems, botany, history of plantings and more!

Mental Health and Wellness Training

U of G offers five different levels of mental health training opportunities for faculty and staff throughout the year, including More Feet on the Ground, Beyond the Books, SafeTALK, Mental Health First Aid and ASIST

Walking Program

The weather is getting nice, it’s time to break out your running shoes and walk this way!  Occupational Health and Wellness is offering a FREE Walking Program over a 6-week period.

Ergonomics Program

The Ergonomics Program at the University of Guelph is designed to increase ergonomic awareness by educating the University community on the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), and their risk factors in order to eliminate ergonomic related injuries while increasing employee performance and satisfaction.

Learning and Development

Build your skills by signing up for training sessions.  Over 100 different sessions are available.

Educational Opportunities Program

Learn about how the University of Guelph supports employees in achieving their educational goals, including through tuition waivers.