The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Dr. Manuel Gomez, a doctor of veterinary science student, who passed away June 9.

Condolences to Manuel’s family may be shared through an online memorial website. A funeral service will take place on June 15 in Valladolid, Spain, where he was born.

Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast June 15 in Manuel’s honour.

Support services and initiatives are available for all students, faculty and staff, including:

  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, Ext. 58909
  • Student Counselling Services, Ext. 53244
  • Crisis Text Line, text “UofG” to 686868
  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310

This message is shared with the community following University protocol.