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Policy consultation — International Travel policy — NEW

A new policy on International Travel has been developed and is being circulated for consultation. Please see the memo and draft policy available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policy-consultation/ The University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit feedback to Policyconsult@ufv.ca by Feb 26.   02/26/2018

Nominations for Professor and Librarian Emeritus — deadline Feb 16

Nominations for Professor and Librarian Emeritus Nomination deadline: Feb 16 UFV grants the honourable designations of Professor and Librarian Emeritus in recognition of long service and contributions to the institution. How does someone earn emeritus status? The designation of “Professor Emeritus” or “Librarian Emeritus” may be awarded by the Board of Governors to a retired […]

SSHRC New Partnership Engage Grants — deadline March 15

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. They provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private, or not-for-profit sector. The small-scale, stakeholder-driven partnerships supported through the Partnership Engage Grants […]

Training & Development Allowance

Permanent employees eligible for the Training & Development Allowance must submit claims by February 28, 2018 to receive reimbursement for the 2017/18 fiscal year. Information and claim forms are available on the Human Resources website. Please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or via email if you have any questions. https://www.ufv.ca/hr/professional-development/training–development-allowance/ For more information, contact […]

Commuter Alert – January 2018

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. • Sat, Jan 27 – Stone Sour & Halestorm Concert: 7 pm Daily Parking: Students and employees may purchase daily parking and park in lots 1, 4-6, 8-10, or on city […]

Important Payroll Year-End Notices

Seasonal Closure – Important Timesheet Completion and Due Date Changes: UFV will close for the annual seasonal closure at 4:30 pm on Friday, December 22, and remain closed until Tuesday, January 2. The final pay of the year — December 31 — will be paid on Friday, December 22. All employees who are paid by […]

Research Excellence Award — call for nominations

Calling for Research Excellence Award Nominations Deadline for nominations is 4 pm on Jan 12, 2018! Each year UFV recognizes individual research excellence through its Research Excellence Award. Those eligible for nomination include all UFV B faculty who have completed their probationary period or sessional instructors who have a cumulative equivalent of two years teaching […]

Turn your used textbooks into cash!

Our next used book Buy Back returns the first week of Winter 2018 classes! Bring your past semester’s textbooks to the Bookstore and we will buy them back. UFV Abbotsford Bookstore – Jan 3, 4, 5 & 8, 9 9 am-4 pm Textbooks must be in good condition, no rips, tears, or extensive marking in […]

April 2018 UFV employee PD day/call for workshop proposals

We invite all faculty and staff to submit proposals for workshops for UFV’s third annual Professional Development Day 2018 on Thurs, April 26. Workshop proposals should be related to one this year’s PD Day themes: • Technology • Diversity/Inclusion • Wellness • Pedagogy • Research Workshops may be geared towards all UFV employees or developed […]

Call for Nominations — Research Excellence Award

Calling for Research Excellence Award Nominations Deadline for nominations is 4 pm on Jan 12. Each year UFV recognizes individual research excellence through its Research Excellence Award. Those eligible for nomination include all UFV B faculty who have completed their probationary period or sessional instructors who have a cumulative equivalent of two years teaching time […]

Call for Nominations — Teaching Excellence Award

Nominate an outstanding UFV instructor for the Teaching Excellence Award! Deadline for nominations is 4 pm, January 19, 2018. Once again UFV will provide an award to an individual in recognition of teaching excellence. Those eligible for nomination include all UFV faculty and lab instructors who have completed two years of instruction, or sessional instructors […]

Fall grade submission deadline reminder

Grades for the Fall 2017 semester are due to the Office of the Registrar Thurs, Dec 21. Grades will be rolled (saved to student’s academic history), and GPAs recalculated just before the holiday closure on December 22. Please note that late grades will not be rolled again until the university opens in January. Please refer […]

Internationalization Fund — Call for proposals

UFV International announces the second call for Internationalization Fund proposals for fiscal year 2017/18. The fund is open to any UFV staff member, faculty member, or administrator to make a proposal that will “internationalize” UFV’s curriculum, services, departments, or programs or enhance one’s ability or a department’s capacity to work with international students and partners. […]

Tuition waiver requests

Tuition waiver requests for employees, spouses, and/or dependents must have them submitted to HR before the start of classes for Winter 2018. Please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or via email if you have any questions. For more information, contact Debbie Dyck at debbie.dyck@ufv.ca 12/22/2017

Next Meeting of Senate — November 17, 2017

The next meeting of Senate is on Fri, Nov 17, on the Abbotsford campus, Room A225/229. Please submit agenda and exhibit items to lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca by noon on Tues, Nov 7. For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca http://www.ufv.ca/senate/   11/17/2017

Board staff by-election: election Nov 7-9

The call for nominations for one staff member to serve the remainder of a three-year term on the Board of Governors has ended. Two nominations were received: • Kara Bertram • Mallory Manley Candidate statements may be viewed at http://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/elections/. Voting will take place Nov 7-9, 2017, inclusively. Eligible members may cast their votes on […]

Winter 2018 textbook adoption deadlines approaching

Adhering to the following deadlines helps UFV Bookstore ensure we can have everything on the shelf by the first day of classes: Textbook adoptions are due October 15 Coursepack requests are due November 15 General merchandise orders related to courses are due November 15 Visit our website for more information on how to place your […]

Next Meeting of Senate — October 20, 2017

The next meeting of Senate is on Fri, Oct 20, on the Chilliwackc campus, Room A2428. Please submit agenda and exhibit items to lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca by noon on Tues, Oct 10. For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca http://www.ufv.ca/senate/   10/20/2017

October 1 — GDD intake opens for Fall 2018

The Graphic and Digital Design diploma (GDD) program has an annual intake each fall. GDD offers two application deadlines with early applicants given priority in the review process. Admissions are competitive. Early/International application deadline: Tues, April 3, 2018 Early Portfolio submission deadline: Tues, April 24, 2018 Late application deadline: Tues, May 1, 2018 Late Portfolio […]

Next Meeting of Senate — Sept 22, 2017

The next Senate meeting will be on Fri, Sept 22. If you have any items for the Senate agenda, please send them to Lisa McMartin by 12 noon on Mon, Sept 11. http://www.ufv.ca/senate/ For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca 09/22/2017

Grade deadlines for Summer Semester: Aug 24 and 31 (full and late sessions)

Grades for the Summer 2017 semester are due to the Office of the Registrar by: • Full Session: Thursday, August 24 • Late Session: Thursday, August 31 Please refer to the “End of Term Practices” document for information pertaining to grading at UFV. This can be found under “Faculty Information & Forms” on myUFV. For […]

Policy consultation – Safe Student Learning Community Policy (204)

As many may know, a wide consultation on revisions to Policy 204 took place in March 2017. In response to the feedback and further discussions, changes were made to the draft policy, and discussion with the Senate Governance Committee ensued. Although almost all of the policy falls outside of the jurisdiction of Senate, a second […]

Annual fire inspections in Abbotsford & Chilliwack

Elite Fire Protection will be performing the annual fire inspections at the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses starting Tues June 27, leading into the first two weeks of July. They are testing emergency lighting battery packs and inspecting/replacing fire extinguishers around campus. You may see contractors in your area inspecting these fire devices. Contractors will be […]

Policy consultation – Graduate Course and Program Approval (209)

As part of the consultation process, the Secretariat office invites the UFV community to provide feedback on the proposed revisions to the Graduate Course and Program Approval policy. A memo and the draft policy is available on the Secretariat website at http://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/policies-under-consultation/. Please submit feedback to Adrienne Chan (Adrienne.Chan@ufv.ca) by noon on July 3, 2017. […]

Coursepack requests for Fall semester — deadline June 15!

*Reminder* Fall 2017 deadline for ordering course materials is approaching! Coursepack Requests are due June 15. Visit http://ufv.ca/bookstore/faculty/coursepacks/ for more information. Please contact Coursepacks@ufv.ca with any questions. UFV Bookstore Staff bookstore@ufv.ca | coursepacks@ufv.ca   06/17/2017