Upcoming Events

You are invited! Join us at an event and stay connected with fellow U of G alumni and your alma mater.

The following is a list of upcoming events.


Tuesday, October 25, 2016: HAFA HFTM Alumni Association Fall Social and Awards Night

Join alumni, faculty and staff at this annual event from 6 pm to 9 pm at The Ballroom on 145 John St., Toronto, and enjoy complimentary light refreshments. It's a great night for networking, reconnecting with fellow alumni and faculty and honouring the winners of the George Bedell Alumni Award, the Leadership/Entrepreneurial Alumni Award and the Leader of Tomorrow Award. Registration for this event is now closed.


Wednesday, October 26, 2016: Marketing and Consumer Studies Alumni Mixer

Join fellow alumni and faculty for an evening of networking to build both your personal and professional connections at La Société Bistro, 131 Bloor Street W., Toronto, from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. For more information please email Chris Moulton, Alumni Advancement Manager, College of Business and Economics. Registration for this event is now closed.


Saturday, October 29, 2016: Friends of Guelph AGM

Come join us for the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Guelph at the Union League of Chicago from 4 pm to 6 pm. The Friends of Guelph is a registered non-profit corporation that enables U.S. residents, who are non-alumni to make charitable contributions to the University of Guelph. Please RSVP your attendance by email to Heidi Ferris or by phone 519-824-4120 ext. 52083, or toll-free at 1-888-266-3108, by October 13.


Saturday, October 29, 2016: Midwest Alumni Dinner

Join alumni at the Midwest Alumni Dinner at the Union League Club of Chicago. Cocktails at 6 pm, followed by dinner at 7 pm. Price is $40 CDN which will be converted to US currency based on the day you register. Registration for this event is now closed.


Thursday, November 3, 2016: School of Engineering Alumni Honours & Awards

Join alumni, friends, staff and faculty in the Albert A. Thornbrough atrium as they honour this year's winners: Young Alumna of Honour: Diana Nicholson, M.A.Sc. '12; Mid-Career Award: Mike Wrigglesworth, B.Sc.(Eng.) '98; Outstanding Volunteer Award: Scott Robertson, B.Sc.(Eng.) '96; Award of Excellence: RBC; Medal of Achievement: Peter J. Smith, B.Sc(Eng.) '83; Director's Award of Distinction: Colonel Carl Walker, B.Sc(Eng.) '82. Enjoy a 5:30 pm reception followed at 6:30 pm with dinner and the awards ceremony. Tickets are $65 each or a table of eight for $455. Registration now open. Please email Karry Kwan for additional information and sponsorship opportunities.


Wednesday, November 9, 2016: CBSAA Speaker Night

Join alumni and friends at the Grad Lounge in the University Centre from 7 pm to 9 pm for the CBSAA Speaker Night. Guest speaker, Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe, will speak about normal human microbiota and its influence on human health and disease. Complimentary refreshments will be available. Space is limited. Registration now open.


Wednesday, November 16, 2016: Breakfast in New Delhi
To all of our alumni either residing in or travelling through New Delhi, India, we’d love to connect with you! Join Daniel Atlin, Vice-President (External), for a lovely breakfast in Delhi at 8:30 am. Location to be determined. Please RSVP to Heidi Muller by November 11 or contact her to find out further details.


Saturday, November 26, 2016: Hockey Day in Gryphonville

All former varsity hockey players from any era, their families and friends, are invited to celebrate the University of Guelph Men’s Hockey Program at the 9th Annual Hockey Day in Gryphonville. Meet Coach Shawn Camp at 10 am, followed by an Alumni Shinny Game at 12 pm. At 3 pm, watch our Gryphons take on the Voyageurs. Enjoy Dinner, Reception and Awards Celebration starting at 5 pm at the Cutten Fields. Finish the day with a Gryphon Hockey After-Party at Royal Electric. Prices: $10 per person for shinny, lunch and varsity game; $50 per person for dinner; $25 per person for the after-party. A block of rooms has been set aside at the Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre for the evenings of November 25 and November 26 at a special rate of $139 per night. You can make reservations by calling 519-780-3700. Deadline to book is October 19, 2016. Indicate that you are part of the “Hockey Day in Gryphonville” event. Online registration now open. For more information please email Jennifer Green, External Relations and Events Officer, Athletics.


Saturday, November 26, 2016: CBS Alumni and Student Ottawa Social

Join fellow CBS alumni and current students at the Impact Hub Ottawa, 6th Floor, 71 Bank Street, for a networking social from 6 pm to 8 pm. Enjoy great conversation, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, and a cash bar. For more information, please email Taline Artinian, Alumni Advancement Manager, CBS. Limited space - registration closes at 4 pm, November 18, 2016. Registration now open.


Wednesday, November 30, 2016: U of G Alumni at the Toronto Raptors Game

Join alumni and friends at the Air Canada Centre as the Toronto Raptors meet the Memphis Grizzlies. Tickets are $101 each in the lower bowl, sections 101 to 104. Seats will be assigned prior to the game and will be distributed via email. Take advantage of the special group pricing for U of G alumni. Space is limited and tickets will sell out quickly. Online registration now open.


Thursday, January 19, 2017: Frosty Mug

Stay tuned for details. For more information, please email Jennifer Green, External Relations and Events Officer, Athletics.


Wednesday, January 25, 2017: U of G Florida Alumni Excursion

Join UofG alumni at the Southwest Florida International Airport, Fort Myers, Lee County Port Authority. The facility is reserved for two hours for the exclusive use of University of Guelph alumni. At 9:45 am, alumni and guests will hear speakers from Lee County, Transportation Security Administration, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, Airport Police and watch a K-9 Unit demonstration. There is no charge for attendance or parking but please be advised that there is a little walking involved. Lunch on your own and a short meeting to prepare for the Annual Picnic in Port Charlotte will follow at a local restaurant. Make your reservation by January 18, with Larry Thompson by email, by phone at 613-823-0291 or writing Larry at 415 Claridge Dr, Nepean, ON K2J 5K2.


Saturday, February 18, 2016: She's Got Game

Stay tuned for details. For more information, please email Jennifer Green, External Relations and Events Officer, Athletics.


Wednesday, March 1, 2017: U of G Florida Alumni Annual Picnic Reunion

Join alumni, family and friends at the annual reunion held at Maple Leaf Golf and Country Club in Port Charlotte, Florida. Start the day at 10:30 am reminiscing with friends followed by lunch. The pay-at-the-door price is $20 USD per person which includes lunch with wine and dessert. Register online or by calling Alumni Affairs and Development at 1-888-266-3108. Registration closes at 4 pm, February 22, 2017.


June 9 and 10, 2017: Alumni Weekend

Join alumni and friends at Alumni Weekend 2017.  Click here for more information.



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