Parents Guardians Families and Supporters
The transition to university holds special challenges for new students and their families. This online guide is designed to address your needs, as the family member or support person of a new student at the University of Guelph. In the coming year, new students will undergo many new life experiences as they make the transition to university life and study.
The Parents Guide
Please click through our guide below to find information that will hopefully be helpful to you.
- A Year in the Life of a Student
- About Alcohol on Campus
- Career Services
- Computer and Tech Help
- Student Financial Check-List
- Guelph Lingo
- Program Counsellors
- Our Many Campus Identities
- Student Accessibility Services
- Student Life at Guelph
- The Academic Transition
- The Library and Learning Commons
- The Personal and Social Transition
We have compiled information from our campus partners so that this guide may serve as a resource to explore the many support services available on campus to assist your student in their transition to the University of Guelph. You can also use it throughout the year as a guide to important campus services when the new student in your family experiences the inevitable ups and downs of student life.
We recognize that we may not have anticipated all of the questions you may have; if you have suggestions or feedback for future editions of this guide, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.
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