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Reminder! At NO time will the University request your username and password by email. Please keep them well protected.

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Login Account

Accessing computers in the LABS, Lounges or Library - You will need to use your Network ID, which is your central login ID (unless otherwise posted at the computer). Please remember to logout when finished.

Use your central ID to access CourseLink, Gryph Mail, WebAdvisor and other sites.

Logging Out

Always remember to logout once you are done using a computer or website.

Student Email

Every student is issued a University of Guelph email address prior to your arrival. This email address is your Central Login username followed by @uoguelph.ca Your UofG email address is the OFFICIAL form of student communications. University communications will only be done using your assigned UofG email account. The University Microsoft Outlook Web, branded as Gryph Mail as our email platform. Access your email using the Gryph Mail link at the top of the page.

Password Change

You can change your central login password at anytime using the Password Change tool.

Password Reset

Take two minutes to set yourself up for a simple and fast password reset process! Password Reset Security Questions allow you to reset your password at any time and from any computer with an internet connection. Reduce the risk of being locked out of your account: if you ever forget your password, come back here and answer your personal verification questions and easily reset your password.


Wireless Internet access is available across the campus. Open your device WiFi connections and choose the "uog-wifi-secure" network. You will be prompted for a username & password. Use your UofG Central login ID (first part of your email address) & Password. If you need assistance, please visit the CCS help page for assistance.

Courses Not Listed in CourseLink?

If you course is not listed on the page after you login, either:

  • You have not been added to the class list. This sometimes occurs if changes have been made to the class list prior to or after classes have started for the semester. Inform your instructor that you do not have access to the course as soon as possible.
  • There is no course information available for the specific course you are trying to access. Talk to your instructor about posting this information on CourseLink

Student Cards

All students are required to upload their photo prior to the beginning of classes. Student cards are issued at the beginning of the semester and are valid for the duration of your schooling. Students are required to carry their student card at all times while on campus. Student cards are used for meal plans, access into campus pubs, library book sign-out and laptop sign-outs and other activities.

The cost of your student card is included in your tuition fees. If you did not receive a student card or did not upload your student card photo, one will be issued to upon notification to us. If you have lost or misplaced your student card, it will cost $10 to have another card printed. Please visit administration in the Pestell Student Services Building to obtain a new or replacement student card.

Contact Information

This site is maintained by the Ridgetown Campus webmaster. Any comments, questions or issues should be reported using this link. If you are having difficulty with viewing information from your course pages, please consult with the instructor before contacting the webmaster.