Town & Gown Association of Ontario


Keep up to date with news of current Town-Gown relationships in action!

TGAO Webinar – Roundtable on Engaging Commuter Students

February 28, 2019

As commuter student populations continue to grow on many campuses, we will discuss emerging practices, share programming initiatives, and identify how we can create environments that provide commuter students with a sense of belonging on post-secondary campuses and their communities. This webinar is curated for post-secondary staff who work directly with engaging commuter students in campus and community activities and others with an interest in this topic. Send questions in advance to Kathryn Hofer at khofer@uoguelph.ca.


New Social Gathering Ordinance Effects University Students

February 25, 2019

The policies that enforce the coexistence of university and municipality life are often called “Town and Gown Ordinances.” The City of Frostburg has long standing rules about noise, rental properties, and codes of conduct related to Frostburg State University students who travel here for their education. In March 2019, a new ordinance is set to be accepted.

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