The health and safety of our community are our top priority. We are excited to welcome you to campus, and remind you of the importance of following our COVID-19 safety precautions.

Get vaccinated - U of G will require students living in our Guelph campus residences in 2021-22 to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to receive an exemption based on medical or other grounds protected under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Learn more about U of G’s vaccine requirements for those living on campus on our COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ page.

Follow our COVID-19 safety protocols - To help keep everyone safe, students living in our residences must follow our COVID-19 safety procotols, including:

  • wearing a mask in all indoor common spaces in residence, such as hallways, lobbies, stairwells and elevators.
  • practicing proper hand hygiene by washing their hands often and using available hand sanitizer
  • physically distancing by staying at least 2 metres (6 feet) from others and limiting close contact to only your suitemates/roommates.
  • following posted occupancy limits for shared spaces
  • completing U of G’s COVID-19 screening form every day and following its direction.

Learn more about U of G’s COVID-19 safety protocols on our Return to Campuses website.

Updated COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for students living in residence


Website Disclaimer:  Due to the dynamic nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, information stated herein is subject to change in response to a change in government regulation and/or Public Health guidelines.


Upcoming Important Dates

  • Friday, September 3 through Sunday, September 5, 2021

    • Fall 2021 Semester Residence Move-in

  • Thursday, September 9, 2021

    • F21 classes commence

  • Friday, December 3, 2021

    • F21 Classes end

  • Monday, December 6, 2021

    • F21 Exams begin

  • Friday, December 17, 2021

    • F21 last day of. exams

  • Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 12:00 noon

    • Last day of Residence for F21 - Holiday Break closure begins

  • Saturday, January 8, 2022

    • Residences re-open for W22 semeester

  • Monday, January 10, 2022

    • W22 classes commence