Areas closed during Hallmark filming — July 17-22

Between July 17-22 (images below) access will not be available to various locations around the Abbotsford campus while a Hallmark production is filmed. Some classroom and interior space will be temporarily affected in Buildings B, C, and S. Parking areas not available during filming include: July 17-22: Parking Lot 10b designated for film production truck/crew … Read more

UFV’s IT Service Desk moving to G131

UFV’s IT Service Desk is moving next Wed, April 10 to newly renovated location in G Building (G131) on the Abbotsford campus. Until then, ITS will continue operating out of B Building (B241). Our goal is to offer a student-centric area for one-stop IT services while continuing to provide comprehensive instructional and administrative technology support … Read more

*Postponed: Fire drills Sept 11 & 13 in Abbotsford & Chilliwack

*Drills have been postponed due to flooding. New dates posted when available.   A series of fire drills will be conducted the week of September 10-14, 2018, including: Abbotsford campus: Tues, Sept 11 at 2:15pm. Chilliwack Trades and Technology Centre at Canada Education Park: Thurs, Sept 13 at 10:30am. Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park: … Read more

Graduation application deadline — April 1

Please remind students the deadline for applying to graduate is April 1, 2018. All students who wish to graduate are required to submit an application, and all students completing their requirements from August 2017 through to April 2018 are eligible to graduate. Convocation this year is June 5 and 6. Applications received by April 1 are … Read more

Changes to food and coffee services at CEP

Over the summer Ancillary Services will be transforming food services on the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. In September we will be introducing the new Dana Cafe to replace the Tim Hortons kiosk. The cornerstone of Dana Hospitality is the delicious and nutritious food that is fresh, made from scratch, and locally sourced. This change … Read more

Wideman takes two elected positions

UFV Teaching and Learning Director Maureen Wideman was recently elected to positions with two proactive post-secondary organizations. Wideman now serves as co-chair of the British Columbia Teaching and Learning Council, a community of all B.C. post-secondary teaching and learning centres with ‘a mission to provide local, provincial and national leadership on issues, challenges and directions … Read more

Little donation goes a long way

An energetic team of generous teen athletes enjoyed a competitive trip to Cuba earlier this year. As part of the U15-BC Goodwill Tour Team, the Abbotsford Outlaws softball squad loaded hundreds of pounds of donations, including UFV water bottles, onto their plane – all of which was handed over to underprivileged Cuban children. The Fraser … Read more

UFV in photos

It’s been busy around UFV. Here are some sharp shots captured by Communications and contributors: Health Fair with pop star Inez Jasper: Elder’s Tea at CEP: 2015 Faculty MicroLecture: Skills Canada Regional Competition at TTC:

New video showcases installation of Chancellor Gwen Point

An engaging 84-second video showcasing Dr. Gwen Point’s installation as UFV’s Chancellor is now available for viewing on multiple platforms. Created by former UFV student Jesse Kaufman, in collaboration with UFV’s University Relations department, the  video has already garnered more than 1,200 views via UFV’s Facebook page ( It’s also available on YouTube here, and … Read more

UFV Garden Club and Center for Sustainability community dinner — Feb 26 (plus edible plants on campus)

The UFV Garden Club and Centre for Sustainability are pairing up to host a community dinner on Thurs, Feb 26 at 4 pm in the U-house. Tickets are $3 and can be purchased in Abby A353 or at the student life window in U-house. For more information, email The UFV Garden Club has also created … Read more

Do you know students dealing with stress?

This time of the year tends to be a highly stressful time for students; final exams combined with the busy-ness of the holiday season. UFV Counsellors are available to support students who may appear in distress. Visit the UFV Counselling department for information on students in crisis: UFV Counselling department: Abbotsford, Room B214, phone … Read more