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Change in myUFV Course Tools

IMPORTANT Message for those using myUFV Course Tools Blackboard has become UFV’s only supported online course management system. This means older courses found in myUFV will no longer be available for faculty or student use as of September, 2015. Why September?  This is to give you time to retrieve anything from your courses that you […]

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FluidSurveys – An Enterprise Survey Solution

  In partnership with BCNet, UFV has contracted with FluidSurveys to roll out an enterprise survey tool for the community.  With a rich set of features this tool will simplify survey delivery across departments.  A cloud solution, our data is held in Canada to comply with our strict FIPPA regulations. BC Net developed a shared […]

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IT Service Renovations

We’re expanding!  With the Student Union Building completion, IT Services has taken over the old Career Center Space.  This means extensive renovations!  While renovations are in progress, we have moved into classroom “swing space”.   Projected move-back date is mid-August 2015. In the meantime, you can still contact us via phone, email and eHelp Desk […]

Employee Network Files

Employees Accessing Network Drive While on Campus F: drive (HomeDIR) Employees own personal storage G drive (Departments) Employees own department storage H: drive (Employee) Employee campus-wide public storage Groups (optional) Additional network drive access for some employees Employees Accessing Network Drives From Off Campus Remote Access While away from the UFV campus, you can access […]

Employee Computer Accounts

‌What is an employee computing account? Access to UFV computer resources requires the setup of your own computer accounts. Primary Employee Computing Accounts 1. UFV Computer Account (access to network and email) Your computer/network and email account is based on your username and is confirmed through your Human Resources data. Your AD login allows access […]

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BCNet migration is complete and tested

As of late this afternoon, the BCNet migration is complete and tested.  Phones are working to all campuses, all UFV servers which were tested including core services are accessible from outside UFV, and internet is working at all campuses.  There is a minor issue of route propagation which affect access to some sites from UFV, […]

UFV Abbotsford Critical Network Upgrades

All web services including, but not limited to the UFV Web site, myUFV, myClass, staff email and student email will be unavailable between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 16th .  Internet and wireless services on the Abbotsford campus will also be unavailable during this period. The service interruption is necessary to complete […]

New student email system launches Feb 3, 2013

On Sunday, February 3, 2013, the new student email system will go live. This change is being made as our current system reaches end of life. Our new system will be available for you the afternoon of February 3, 2013. Your old email will not be transferred automatically to the new email system.  If there […]

New Content Management System – myWeb

Introducing myWeb! UFV’s new web content management system is coming this fall Last year UFV’s website (ufv.ca) had three million visits from more than 900,000 unique visitors. Our website is a critical communications channel for every UFV department. UFV employees having to edit UFV web pages, find the current web content management system (CMS) difficult […]

Windows 7 Resources

As more and more of the workstations on campus are moving to Windows 7, you may find yourself in need of some assistance for various tasks. Here are a list of resources to make use of: Tour Windows 7 How-to videos Explore Windows  http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/explore Get to know Windows  http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/explore/get-to-know Getting started with Windows 7  http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/help/getting-started Windows […]

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