The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Weston Eckert, an area coordinator in Student Housing Services.

There will be a celebration of life for Weston on Thursday, May 18, 2-5 p.m. in the Arboretum.

Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast May 18 in Weston’s honour.

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

  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310
  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, 519-824-4120, Ext. 58909
  • Student Counselling Services, 519-824-4120, Ext. 53244
  • Crisis Text Line, text “UofG” to 686868

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