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Welcome Week

Welcome back! We’re offering a number of workshops and events to help you successfully transition in the Fall semester.

Welcome Week schedule

Download the schedule in accessible PDF format.

Career & Placement Meet & Greet

Stop by to meet Career & Placement Services staff, pick up a giveaway and learn what questions you should ask your Career Services Coordinator or Field Placement Coordinator this year to start achieving your goals for part-time employment, placement, grad school or securing your dream job after graduation.

CliftonStrengths Groups & Teams

Discover the stages of team development and learn valuable strategies for working in groups. This workshop is part of our CliftonStrengths program, which is designed to help you understand your natural talents and how to develop them into strengths.

Enrich & GHworks Drop-In

Welcome back students! Are you new to using GHworks to find a job or upload your placement documents? Would you like to know more about using Enrich to access support from Student Services? Stop by our drop-in. A Learning Support Peer and Career Support Peer will be happy to walk you through either system and answer questions. 

First-Year Student Social

All incoming first-year students are invited to join Student Life in celebrating the beginning of the semester. Drop in for some trivia & games, meet other new students on campus, and participate in an interactive art piece that will be displayed on campus!

Future Alumni Event

This event will showcase the Student-Alumni Mentorship program, teach students about what it means to be ‘alumni’, and how they can start to prepare for life after graduation.

University 101

Join your FYE Leaders to discover how to communicate with your professors, what they expect of you, and how to be successful in your first semester!

Get Involved! Be Informed! Fair

Find out how to get involved on campus and learn about the many support services available to help you succeed.

International Student Mix & Mingle

New International students to the University of Guelph-Humber are invited to hear from Student Life on how to get involved on campus and hear from an International Student Advisor about Fall programming and services available to them through the International Centre located in the LRC.

Library Basics

Do you know how to find the right information for university-level assignments? Attend this introductory library session and learn about the resources available to assist you with your studies.

Learning Support Peers Meet & Greet

Stop by to meet your 2019-2020 Learning Support Peers. The Learning Support Peers are an extension of the Academic Advising department. They can help you with navigating WebAdvisor, course selection, registration and strengthening your study skills. 

Library Information Station

Library Services will be available to provide information about library services and resources available to UofGH students.

POPPIN' for Info on Library Services

Library Services will be serving up popcorn and information on resources you can use for research assignments.

Research Boot Camp

Are you looking for ways to improve your research skills and save time finding scholarly sources? Learn how to search more strategically for those relevant resources that you need for your upcoming assignments.

Social Media Photo Booth

Come out to our social media photo booth in Atrium for a chance to be featured on the @UofGHStudents social channels! There will be photo booth props, graphics, and chances for students to capture memories with old & new friends.

Stay On-Track and Motivated

It's the beginning of a new semester, but soon deadlines will be looming and schoolwork will be piling up! Yes, University is a busy time, but you can make it to the finish line, with this workshop that will provide Motivation, Organization and Time Management Strategies! - You can do this!!!

Stress Management

This workshop will address stress and anxiety – what is stress, how does it affect us, and how can we best cope with stress in a positive way, building emotional strength and resilience?

Student-Alumni Mentorship Program

Are you interested in joining the Student-Alumni Mentorship program? Sign up for our workshop where we will give you further information about the program, share some success stories and help guide you through the application process.

Transfer Student Lunch

New transfer students to the University of Guelph-Humber are invited to have lunch with fellow transfer students, ask senior transfer students about their experience at UofGH and learn from Student Life how to get involved on campus to connect with campus life.

Registration is required for this drop-in lunch. Click here to register!

Student Life will deliver 5 minute presentations at 12:15 PM & 1:15 PM.

Tuition & Scholarships & OSAP

A representative from Student Financial Services will be on hand to provide information about options for financial aid and to answer questions.