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South Residence Fire Alarms

January 8, 2018

It has recently come to our attention that fire alarm tone levels in specific South Residence rooms have tested below the threshold required by the Ontario Fire Code (OFC).  South Alcove Double Rooms and some South Triple rooms (rooms with an interior door) are affected.

We are working with Guelph Fire Prevention to ensure that we take appropriate action to protect the safety of our residence students.   The course of action to be taken ensure compliance with the OFC will be to remove the interior door as quickly as possible.  Removal of interior doors will begin at 10:00 am Tuesday, January 9, 2018.  

Students affected by this action will be contacted directly through their University of Guelph email address.


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South Residence gets a facelift.

July 10, 2017

Guelph's largest residence community - South Residence - will have a new look this fall.   As part of our ongoing commitment to renewal of our residences, Student Housing Services embarked on a multi-phase capital investment in our South Residence buildings (Mountain, Prairie and Mountain Halls) several years ago.  Both the interior and exterior of this unique Modern architectural complex have undergone significant upgrading over the past few years, including new bathroom fixtures, tiling, lighting and new furniture!  This summer, the exterior cladding of the building is being replaced.  We are excited to welcome our students back in the fall with a renewed look for one of Guelph's signature buildings.  

Learn more about the history of South Residence


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