Upcoming Courses & Conferences

We offer a wide variety of non-degree continuing education courses and conferences each semester. Browse our offerings below and check back often for updates.

Most of our CE courses offer an early bird discount if you register 30 days prior to the course start date.

Courses & Conferences

The following courses and conferences are currently open for registration.

Summer 2024


Canadian Feed Industry Education Program (online)

Course Dates: Monday, May 13 to Friday, August 30, 2024 (continuous intake)

Environment and Sustainability (online)

Course Dates: Monday, May 6 to Wednesday, August 14, 2024 (continuous intake)

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (online)

Course Dates: Wednesday, May 1 to Saturday, August 31, 2024 (continuous intake)

Food & Health Sciences (online & remote instruction)

Course Dates: Monday, July 8 to Sunday, August 4, 2024

School Business Operations and Administration (online & remote instruction)

Course Dates: Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19, 2024

Course Dates: Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26, 2024

Fall 2024



Conference Dates: Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 


Counselling and Human Sexuality (remote instruction)

Course Dates: Saturday, September 14 to Saturday, October 12, 2024

Course Dates: Saturday, October 26 to Saturday, November 16, 2024

Creative Writing (remote instruction)

Course Dates: Tuesday, September 3 to Friday, December 20, 2024

Course Dates: Tuesday, September 24 to Tuesday, November 19, 2024

Course Dates: Wednesday, September 25 to Wednesday, November 13, 2024

Course Dates: Thursday, October 17 to Thursday, December 5, 2024

Equine Studies (online)

Course Dates: Monday, September 9 to Sunday, December 1, 2024

Food & Health Sciences (online)

Course Dates: Monday, September 9 to Sunday, October 6

Course Dates: Monday, September 23 to Friday, November 15, 2024

Course Dates: Monday, October 7 to Sunday, November 3, 2024

Course Dates: Monday, November 11 to Sunday, December 8, 2024

Horticulture Studies (online)

Course Dates: Monday, September 9 to Sunday, December 1, 2024

Human Resources Management (remote instruction)

Course Dates: Monday, September 9 to Monday, November 25, 2024

Course Dates: Tuesday, September 10 to Tuesday, November 26, 2024

Course Dates: Wednesday, September 11 to Wednesday, November 20, 2024

Social Sciences (online)

Course Dates: Monday, September 16 to Sunday, November 24, 2024

Winter 2025


Food & Health Sciences (online) 

Course Dates: Monday, January 20 to Friday, February 14, 2025 

Social Sciences (online) 

Course Dates: Monday, January 6 to Sunday, March 16, 2025 

Alumni Discount

If you are a graduate from a degree program at the University of Guelph, you are eligible for a substantial alumni discount of 20% off continuing education (CE) courses and programs offered through OpenEd. To receive the discount, you must use the current discount code which can be obtained by calling Alumni Affairs and Development at: 519-824-4120 ext. 56934.

Please note that the discount code is case sensitive and should be CAPITALIZED.

Please note that listed offerings are subject to change.

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