The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is working to ensure that existing and incoming graduate students, and applicants stay informed of the University’s response to the evolving global impact of COVID-19. The University is continuing to update our COVID-19 page with recent information, answers to FAQs and other resources.
Existing Students: see UPDATE FROM THE AVP GRADUATE STUDIES. For international students with questions relating to your study permit, please connect with your international student advisor; if you have gone abroad or intend to go abroad, and you have new immigration or travel concerns, please consult with your international student advisor.
Incoming Graduate Students: Students expecting to start summer'20 should have received an email outlining your options; if not, please email us. Students expecting to start fall'20 should count on doing so, at least until told otherwise. If you have questions or concerns about meeting the conditions on your offer letters, please email us.
Applicants: We continue to process applicants and issue of offers of admission.
The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is committed to supporting our students. We will work with you to ensure minimized disruption for all current and incoming students.
International and Out of Province Students
Whether you are starting a new life in a new country or moving here from another province, you will want to make links to various groups, clubs and organizations. You might be an International Funded Student funded through an established agreement.
It is mandatory for all international students to have the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP). If you have dependents, you should make sure that they are covered as well.
Do you have questions about study permits, visas, ability to work on campus and many other areas? Just link to the Student Life website for information about immigration advising at https://studentlife.uoguelph.ca/immigration-advising.
The library offers dedicated English language support. You will also find other language support groups and services through the Office of Intercultural Affairs.