1st Year Students Can Still Apply to Co-op

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

If you are a 1st year student interested in transferring into co-op, it may not be too late for you to apply! 

The Experiential Learning Hub is now accepting applications from 1st year students for co-op. Interested students must go through the co-op application process. Students applying should be studying full-time and have a 70% cumulative average to be considered and there must be space available in the co-op program you are applying to. 


Applications for the following programs are now being accepted: 

Deadline to apply is April 3rd, 2020 (4:00pm) 

Bachelor of Arts 

  • Economics 
  • International Development Studies 
  • Mathematical Economics 
  • Political Science

Bachelor of Applied Sciences

  • Adult Development 
  • Child, Youth & Family

Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management

  • Food Industry Management

Bachelor of Commerce 

  • Food & Agricultural Business 
  • Hotel & Food Administration
  • Management 
  • Management Economics & Finance 
  • Marketing Management
  • Public Management
  • Real Estate & Housing

Bachelor of Computing

  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering 

Bachelor of Engineering 

  • Biological Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Systems & Computing
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering

Bachelor of Science

  • Biological & Medical Physics
  • Chemical Physics
  • Environmental Geomatics
  • Food Science
  • Marine & Fresh Water Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Nanoscience
  • Physics

**Applications are not reviewed until "First Year Review" has been completed. Students should not expect to receive offers until early July 2020. 

Note- Undeclared students must declare the major they are applying for on their co-op application. 

Applying to Co-op 

  • Any interested students must go through the co-op application process.
  • 2 forms (Co-op Admission Request Form & the Academic/ Work Sequence Agreement Form) must be filled out and dropped off at the Experiential Learning Hub (Building #54, beside Rozanski Hall). The deadline to apply is Friday April 3rd, by 4:00pm. *If you are changing your major/specialization, you will also need to include an approved Undergraduate Schedule of Studies Change form.
  • The forms are available at the Experiential Learning Hub, or online by clicking here.
  • Students applying should be studying full-time (unless accommodation agreements are in place with the co-op office) and have a 70% cumulative average to be considered and there must be space available in the co-op program you are applying to.

The Co-op Advantage

  • Receive a higher starting salary

  • More successful job search after graduation

  • Gain career related experience

  • Supplement your portfolio

  • Gain confidence with job searching

  • Build strong work references

  • Get your foot in the door


If you have any questions about the co-op application process, please contact our office at (519) 824-4120 x52323 or email, recruit@uoguelph.ca 

Good Luck!!!