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Making the transition

Whether you are leaving home for the first time or returning to school as an experienced learner, our staff are eager to help you make a successful transition.

Explore Your Campus

A campus visit is a great way to see where you will be studying. Join us at an open house or schedule a personal tour. A visit to campus gives you the opportunity to meet our staff, see our facilities, and most importantly, have your questions answered.

Student Website and Email Account

Once you accept your offer of admission, you will be provided with a Guelph email account and access to the the Ridgetown Campus student website, CourseLink. Diploma students will have access to Webadvisor to assist them with paying fees, registering for classes, and setting up their course schedule.

Student Orientation

Second-year students are actively involved in the development of orientation activities to help you transition to campus life smoothly. Welcome events will help you meet new friends, teaching staff, and become familiar with important academic policies and campus buildings.

Teriana Yearington Teriana, how was your transition to Clinton and Ridgetown?

"Living in Clinton, and off campus, first year made the move to Ridgetown even more exciting. Getting to be a part of campus made the move worthwhile after being settled in Clinton for a year. Being around more students and professors gave me that real college feel I wanted to experience.

The transition from home to Clinton and then from Clinton to Ridgetown was easy and exciting! Professors at both campuses made me feel at home and got to know me on a personal level. Being a part of a small campus enables you to meet new friends easily and feel welcomed from the moment you arrive!"


Teriana Yearington, Ottawa, ON
Graduate (2019), Associate Diploma in Equine Care and Management

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