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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.

Academic Program Co-ordinators

All students have the opportunity to visit with an Academic Program Co-ordinator to ask questions or discuss concerns about their program or campus life in general.


Jaret Parliament
Jaret, how was your transition from living at home to moving to Ridgetown Campus?

"I found the transition to Ridgetown Campus easy; staff and students were friendly and welcoming from the moment I arrived. I made new friends quickly from across Ontario."

Jaret Parliament, Bloomfield, ON
Senior, Associate Diploma in Agriculture

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