July 2024 Events, Updates And News From Alma

July 2024 Events, Updates And News From Alma

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Building Updates

Monthly Fire Alarm Testing  

Our monthly fire test 🧯will be taking place on Monday July 29th AND Wednesday July 31st between 8:30am and 5:00pm You will hear the fire alarm going off while they are in the building as the system will be tested. *If you hear the fire alarm going off consistently at any time, it is imperative that you leave the building.

Maintenance Requests

Submit all maintenance requests through your Entrata Resident Portal. This would include things such as your Grata lock informing you that your battery is low, your thermostat battery is low or anything else you need us to have a look at and fix/replace. Please do not use your Grata app.

Garbage Room

Garbage room has been rearranged - please do not just open the door and throw your garbage bags on the floor. ♻️ If you are unfamiliar with what goes where, you can download the Guelph waste app in the App Store or Google Play


Please remember that the kitchen is a shared space and the fridges and freezers in the community kitchen are shared amongst all residents. Please be respectful of the space by using the shared fridges and freezers for items that do not fit your mini fridge. The next cleaning will be on June 6th.

Pool Table

Please take care of the pool table and pool cues.


U of G News

The Linc

Your one-stop shop for all things related to Admission, Enrolment, Finances, Records, and more can be found at The Linc on Campus.

Experience Guelph

Whether you are looking for a co-op position, work study position, or an on-campus job, the Experience Guelph website is your gateway to employability.


Stay up-to-date with all news surrounding UofG.


This Is My Alma

This Is My Alma

Tag us @thisismyalma or use #thisismyalma for your chance to be featured in our next newsletter. In May, ALMA residents faced off at the table games tournament!
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City Spotlight

Sip, Savour + Stroll

Wednesday, July 24th to Sunday, July 28th
Hereward Farms
Explore the beautiful Hereward Farms covered with 400,000 sunflowers and over 6,000 lavender plants, creating a vibrant tapestry of colours and fragrances! It's more than an event, its an experience! Click Here to learn more!


City of Guelph Recreation Job and Volunteer Information Fair

Weekly Comedy and Trivia Nights 🎤

Comedy Night Every Monday at 8:30pm
Trivia Night Every Wednesday at 7:30pm
Shoeless Joe's Sports Grill (5 Clair Road West)
Do you want some entertainment with dinner? Do you think you and your friends can beat the competition? Then Comedy and Trivia nights at Shoeless Joe's might be just what you are looking for!


The GOOD Games🗿

Saturday July 6th - July 7th
The University of Guelph
The GOOD games ignites a universal passion for sports, where everyone is welcome to celebrate, compete and connect through competitions, entertainment and family-friendly physical activities! Click Here to learn all about the fun!

Upcoming Events

ALMA Patio Party!

Euro Cup Final! ⚽

Sunday, July 14th @ 3pm
ALMA Games Room

Join us for the Euro Cup Final game watch party! Cheer for your team, enjoy good company, and witness soccer history unfold. Don't miss out on the excitement and unforgettable moments!


Study Sweets!

Ice Cream Bar! 🍦

Thursday, July 18th @ 7pm
ALMA Back Patio
Indulge in a sweet escape at our Ice Cream Bar! Treat yourself to a delightful selection of flavours, toppings, and good company. Bring your sweet tooth and join us for a cool and delicious celebration under the sun!


Paper Mache Crafts

Tote Bag Painting! 🎨

Friday, July 26th @ 5pm
ALMA Foyer
Unleash your creativity at our Tote Bag Painting event! Grab a blank canvas, unleash your inner artist, and design your own stylish tote bag. Join us for a fun-filled gathering of artistry, laughter, and personalized creations!

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