UFV Connect — new alumni business directory

The UFV Advancement & Alumni Relations team is excited to announce the launch of our new alumni business directory. UFV Connect is designed to support to alumni businesses during these challenging times. The business directory provides an exclusive space within our network of over 44,000 alumni to promote alumni-owned businesses and services, in the Fraser … Read more

Blackboard’s new inline grading tool, Bb Annotate, is available now

Bb Annotate, Blackboard’s new inline grading tool, is available now. The transition from Box View has been completed. This exciting tool offers more annotation and drawing features than Box View. Please check the web link below to Blackboard’s webinar recording on Bb Annotate for more information. Please feel free to contact asktlc@ufv.ca if you have … Read more

IT Service Desk Workshop: Learn how to navigate our new IT Service Management Portal — July 9

Join IT Services for a workshop designed to offer all UFV employees an introduction to the new IT Service Management portal that will replace our current eHelpDesk IT ticketing system as of July 6. During this one-hour training session, employees will: • View the new self-service portal and services • Learn how to find answers … Read more

IT Service Desk is moving to summer hours

The IT Service Desk will be available between 8 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday this summer. Our team can support all UFV employees and students via email, phone, remote desktop control and through our online ticketing system. Contact us: Email: itservicedesk@ufv.ca Online: https://itservicedesk.ufv.ca/ Phone: 604-864-4610 Toll-free: 1-888-504-7441, ext. 4610 Take a sneak peak … Read more

Banner 9 upgrade — update from Jackie Hogan

Dear Colleagues; I hope this message finds you all safe and healthy as we begin to lift some of the province-wide COVID restrictions. Thank you for your commitment, patience, and tireless efforts in keeping the university operating and for continuing to serve our students. Over the last three months we’ve pivoted to remote working and … Read more

Looking for information on how other Universities are responding to COVID-19? Access The Chronicle of Higher Education

Based in Washington, D.C., The Chronicle is an online newspaper that has current and relevant news articles dealing with topics that are broadly applicable to University faculty and administrators. Users can also sign up to receive their popular newsletters, such as Academe Today and Chronicle Review. Details are available on our latest library blog post. … Read more

The College of Arts Dean’s Office has hired a new Curriculum and Student Learning Assistant

The College of Arts would like to officially welcome Jennifer Browne as the new Curriculum and Student Learning Assistant in the Dean’s Office. In this role, Jennifer will be responsible for the coordination and facilitation of workflow related to the review and approval of curriculum and student learning opportunities, as well as special programming, projects … Read more

UFV REACH — Online wellness challenge for UFV students

Welcome to UFV REACH! Join our online wellness challenge on Facebook, open to all UFV students! Our goal is to connect and engage as a UFV student community while remembering the importance of exercising the body and mind. UFV REACH isn’t only about physical activity, but also about community, connection and social wellness. Why REACH, … Read more

Things to do before Blackboard outage (April 28-May 1)

As previously announced, MyClass (Blackboard) will be completely unavailable from April 28 (Tuesday) through May 1 (Friday) due to its system upgrade. Here are a few things to do before the outage: https://www.ufv.ca/media/assets/online-learning/Things-to-Do-Before-Blackboard-Outage-APR-28-MAY-1-2020.pdf For more information, contact Teaching and Learning at asktlc@ufv.ca    04/28/2020

Second consultation — Grade Report (109) Policy revision

The University Secretariat invites your feedback on the following policy Grade Reporting (109) policy that is now being sent out for a second consultation. Supporting are available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ If you have any feedback, please submit your comments to Policyconsult@ufv.ca by May 7, 2020. https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/   05/08/2020