Campus Services offered at U of G

Posted on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

At the University of Guelph, we know that even the most well-rounded students sometimes need a little support, whether that be academically, physically, mentally, or emotionally. We’ve got a service to meet each of these needs, and some services you may not even know you need!

Student Support Network

The Student Support Network is a community offering non-judgmental drop-in peer support. Our student volunteers are trained to deliver this service. You can drop-in during their hours, or chat with them after-hours via their phone support or crisis line (crisis services: 1-844-437-3247 or Good2Talk: 1-866-925-5454).

Connect with SSN:

  • Like SSN on Facebook
  • Follow SSN on Twitter (@SSN_UoGuelph)

Student Wellness

Our student wellness services provide a holistic approach to well-being and academic success. Whether you are a varsity athlete or a student in need of a relaxing massage, these services are available for all Gryphons!

  • Accessibility Services is committed to creating a barrier-free environment so you can thrive at university!
  • Counselling Services is here if you ever need to chat. They offer individual counselling sessions to support you through personal challenges.
  • Health Services is our on-campus clinic offering physician and nursing services to full and part-time students.
  • Health & Performance Centre provides various physical/athletic related services such as:
    • Sports Medicine
    • Nutrition
    • Physiotherapy
    • Chiropractic
    • Massage
    • Osteopathy
    • Pedorthics
    • Athletic Therapy
  • Wellness Education & Promotion offers health and wellbeing programming, resources, and peer-to-peer support

Sexual Assault Support and Information

This service offers resources and support for yourself, or a friend, who might be in need.

Student Life

Students are at the heart of what Student Life does. Their programs, services and spaces are available to everybody and fall into 4 categories:

  1. Information
  2. Guidance
  3. Community
  4. Experiences

Check out their list of programs to see all that Student Life offers students.

Aboriginal Resource Centre

The Aboriginal Resource Centre provides a home away from home for all First Nations, Metis and Inuit students. Think of it as an inclusive community for people from a variety of Indigenous cultures meant to help you connect with each other through Student Advising, an Aboriginal Student Association, student support and STARTAboriginal (meant for first year students).


OUTline offers services for the LGBTQ2IA+ community. They are your go-to if you have questions related to sexual orientation and gender identity, or are seeking support.

Diversity & Human Rights

U of G is a diverse and inclusive community. The Office of Diversity and Human Rights helps to promote a study, work and living environment free of harassment and discrimination.

Services they offer include:

  • Training and awareness on inclusion, equity and accessibility
  • Advocating on behalf of diversity concerns
  • Connecting you with human rights personnel
  • Monitoring university’s policies and flagging any that may be discriminatory

Other Clubs and Organizations

In addition to these on-campus services, U of G also houses 250+ clubs and organizations! These span cultural and religious interests, media and arts, sports and academics, community services and student governments.

There are so many ways to get involved, and we’re here to support you throughout your university journey Future Gryphons!

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