The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Mathew Kyle David Hartman, a student in the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, majoring in Honours Agriculture, within the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), who passed away December 22, 2023.

A service to celebrate Mathew was held December 30, 2023. Condolences to Mathew’s family may be shared through the funeral home’s website.

Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast on January 12, in Mathew’s honour.

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

  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, 519-824-4120 Ext. 58909
  • Student Counselling Services, 519-824-4120 Ext. 53244
  • Crisis Text Line, text “UofG” to 686868
  • Here 24/7 (Mental health resource): 1-844-437-3247
  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310

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