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Making the transition

Whether you’re leaving home for the first time or returning to school as a mature student, our staff are eager to help you make a successful transition to your new campus environment.

Explore Your Campus

Whether you decide to visit during an open house or schedule a personal tour, a campus visit is a great way to see where you will be studying in September. A campus tour lets you meet our staff, see our facilities, and most importantly, have your questions answered. Visit the Open House Events section for more information on the various open house events.

Student Website and Email Account

Once you accept your offer of admission, you will be provided with a Guelph e-mail 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 that help make your transition as easy as possible. Welcome events help you meet new friends and classmates, and become familiar with the campus.

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.


Alana Mclean
"From the moment I got here, I knew Ridgetown was the right choice for me. I really enjoy that it is a small campus in a small town and I have had the opportunity to meet a lot of new people. The applied learning in all of the courses has appealed to me and has helped me excel. There are many different ways to get involved on campus, which is a great way to build leadership skills, social skills, and make lifelong friends."

Alana Mclean
Adult Education Centre, Chesterville, ON
Senior, Associate Diploma in Agriculture

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