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Alumni Relations

Westag Alumni

  • Over 7,500 students have graduated from Ridgetown since the first students enrolled in 1951
  • Whether you graduated from Ridgetown when it was the Western Ontario Agricultural School (WOAS); Ridgetown College of Agricultural Technology (RCAT); Ridgetown College, or the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, we welcome you to the alumni family!

Alumni Services

  • Request a Transcript: If you require an official copy of your transcript, please complete the Transcript Request Form
  • Update your Contact Information: Complete the Update Form to let us know your new contact details
  • Access to Ridgetown Campus’ Library: Your Alumni Card (received on graduation day) allows you to sign out books and use the computers in the library for resource searches
  • Discounts for Continuing Education: a 20% discount is available to all alumni taking University of Guelph Open Ed courses, either face-to-face or e-learning.
  • University of Guelph Alumni Affairs & Development Benefits: As alumni of the University of Guelph, you have the opportunity to access benefits and services offered by Guelph’s Alumni Affairs & Development department

If you have any questions or comments about alumni-related services, please contact Liz Meidlinger, Manager, Communications & Advancement, at or 519-674-1500 Ext. 63587

Ridgetown Campus Agri-Food Foundation

  • First established in 1996 and is a volunteer organization that works to ensure the ongoing and future success of Ridgetown Campus
  • Dedicated to the further development of the campus through participation in fundraising activities and support to campus innovation and development
  • Foundation priorities include campus strategic direction, Westag Alumni engagement, and partnership development (fund development)

Giving Opportunities

Donors are encouraged to direct their gifts in a way that will be most meaningful to them. No matter which way you choose to support Ridgetown Campus, your gift will be appreciated!

  • Priority Capital Campaign- Ontario Sustainable Crop Research & Innovation Centre ($3-$4 million goal)
  • Ridgetown Learning Trust- Enhancing student learning ($1 million goal)
  • Scholarship or Bursary Program- Support to full-time students
  • Planned Giving (leaving a legacy)
  • Named Program of Your Interest- supporting academics, student leadership, or research programs

To learn more about the Agri Food Foundation or to discuss giving opportunities, please contact Liz Meidlinger, Manager, Communications & Advancement at or 519-674-1500 Ext. 63587