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Why “Accepting your U of G Offer” needs to be on your to-do list

Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:48

Friday, June 1st is the Ontario University response deadline which means you’ve got a BIG decision to make! We’ve been sharing what makes Guelph unique with you for months, and today we are recapping the top 10 reasons you should accept your offer and become a Gryphon!

1. You can have it all at U of G

When it comes to making your final decision, we know you’re comparing academics, student life, athletics and more. We’re proud to say that Guelph offers exceptional facilities and award-winning faculty, a variety of varsity and intramural sports, and a campus community like no other!

2. We Received Top Marks for Student Experience in 2017 (Macleans Magazine, 2017)

Our purpose at U of G is to Improve Life, and according to our students, we are doing that for them and allowing them to Improve Life for others… enough said.

3. Guaranteed Residence for all Semester 1 Students

As long as you accept your offer, complete the online registration and pay the $750 deposit fee by June 1st!

4. Program Flexibility

We offer 80 majors and a full list of minors to allow you to customize your education. Many programs offer a common first year so you can explore your interests and decide on a major later.

5. Our State of the Art Athletics Centre

Remember when we talked about balancing student life with academics and athletics? The U of G’s new 25,000 square foot athletics centre makes it easy to add a workout into your daily routine. Student memberships are only $48 a semester! Visit the Guelph Gryphons website for details.

6. Best Campus Food in Canada

Our campus food has been voted #1! Don’t believe us? Head to YouTube and watch current students sample campus food and give their stamp of approval.

7. Financial Support

In addition to our numerous scholarships and bursaries, we offer many on-campus job opportunities to make paying for your education a little easier. Check out the Financial Services website for information on our Work Study program, part-time jobs, our Undergraduate Research Assistantships and more!

8. Community Support

Our goal is to help you succeed, which is why we offer programs and supports both before you arrive on campus and throughout your journey here. Visit the Student Life website for details.

9. Experience all things Guelph

There are a lot of things that make the U of G unique – we call these “Guelph Things”. Head to YouTube to learn about some of the “Guelph Things” our students have discovered. Accept your offer to find your own “Guelph Thing”!

10. Go from Future Gryphon to Gryphon

We’ve been calling you Future Gryphons for so long that it only makes sense for you to accept your offer and join the Gryphon community!

We hope you’ve had the chance to visit our beautiful campus and experience what it means to be a Gryphon. Good luck with your decision Future Gryphons, we know you’ll make the right choice for you.

For those that choose to become Gryphons, we cannot wait to have you!

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