The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Shabnam Khosrowshahi, a Continuing Education student studying plant-based nutrition, who passed away May 11.

A memorial service for Shabnam was held in May. Condolences to Shabnam’s family may be shared through an online memorial site. Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast July 20 in Shabnam’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.