Last chance to provide input on strategic direction for UFV — deadline Fri, Sept 25

The survey asking for your input on the strategic direction of UFV closes this Friday night. I extend my thanks to the more than 400 students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members who have taken the time so far to complete the survey – the thoughts you’ve shared have been extremely valuable. If you haven’t … Read more

Peer Support Line Launches for Fall 2020

The Coast Capital Savings Peer Resource & Leadership Centre (PRLC) has modified its in-person peer support program and is now offering one-on-one peer support sessions online! The Peer Support Line is a one-on-one audio and chat peer support resource facilitated by trained Peer Leaders through Blackboard Collaborate. Our Peer Leaders employ active listening and knowledge … Read more

Policy Consultation — Policy 85 Reserved Seats — to be rescinded

The University Secretariat invites your feedback on the following policy that has been recommended to be rescinded. Reserved Seats (85). Supporting documents 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 October 6, 2020. Thank you for your input. For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at marlene.affleck@ufv.ca 10/06/2020

Zoom instructional videos now available

Zoom video conferencing is now available for UFV faculty and staff. Zoom how-to guide and instructional videos are now available to help you navigate Zoom. The brief introduction videos guide you through installation, account customization, host account configuration, screen sharing and more! UFV faculty and staff are encouraged to review the Zoom privacy & security … Read more

How do wildfires impact physical activity and mental health?

Wildfires are a source of air pollution particularly relevant in BC. In 2017/2018 the wildfire seasons in BC were considered record-setting. This caused air quality objectives to be exceeded and a number of air quality advisories were issued. When air quality is poor, people are advised to reduce or reschedule physical activity, but do people … Read more

ASC welcomes Learning Strategist Tara Corman

The Academic Success Centre is delighted to welcome Tara Corman to our team as Learning Strategist. Tara was drawn to UFV’s student-centred focus on diverse pathways and inclusive education, and she looks forward to contributing to the Academic Success Centre’s commitment to providing flexible and peer-driven academic support. She eagerly awaits a return to campus … Read more

UFV Library Select & Collect Service

Although UFV Libraries in Abbotsford & Chilliwack remain closed due to COVID-19, the Library is offering Select & Collect, a curbside-like pickup service for students, employees, and alumni. Initially this service will only be available at the Abbotsford campus library, four days/week, Monday-Thursday, 12-4 pm (excluding holidays). To start, books from the Abbotsford campus library, … Read more

UFV Library Select & Collect Service

Although UFV Libraries in Abbotsford & Chilliwack remain closed due to COVID-19, the Library is offering Select & Collect, a curbside-like pickup service. To start, this service will only be available at the Abbotsford Library. What’s available? Books from the Abbotsford library, including English language learning books, just-received books, and books that are in process, … Read more