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Faculty Service Excellence Award nomination deadline extended

The University of the Fraser Valley has created a new award that recognizes individuals for academic excellence in service. 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 at UFV. Selection criteria include collaboration across boundaries, […]

Training & Development and Health Spending Account

Employees eligible for Training & Development funds must submit their claim for 2017/18 fiscal year by February 28, 2018. Employees eligible for Health Spending Account funds need to submit claims for expenses incurred in the fiscal year, April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, as soon as possible. HSA balances can be viewed when you […]

New Hires, Moves and Changes, January & February 2018

Anna Mayo — Coordinator, Industry Services & Part Time Trades Amy Huesken — Department Assistant, College of Arts Denise Tuchscherer — Advisor, Financial Aid, moved from Assistant, Student Services Jordan Zimmermann — Department Assistant, Theatre and Media Arts Scott Davis-Fisch — Groundskeeper Amara Wong — Assistant, Program Development & Quality Assurance, moved from Committees Assistant, […]

Health Spending Account — time to submit claims

All employees eligible for Health Spending Account funds need to submit claims for expenses incurred in the fiscal year, April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, as soon as possible. HSA balances can be viewed when you log in to myUFV and click on Benefits. Reminder that only funds allocated in Fiscal 17/18 can be […]

By-Election for Board of Governors Student Positions

Four nominations were received for two student positions on the Board of Governors, for terms from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019: Andrew Stahl Isaac Veeneman Jordan Tabin Harsimran Gill Candidate statements are available for viewing at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/get-involved-in-ufv-governance/elections-voting-and-results/. An election is underway to select two nominations. Voting will take place March 8, 9, 10, […]

Visual Arts auction winners

Senior students of the Visual Arts Department would like to thank all those individuals who participated in the Silent Auction this year. A very special thanks to those who donated artworks to this fundraising event. All proceeds will go towards the Creative & Performing Arts Festival which will take place on April 27 on the […]

Employee benefits updates

Manulife has introduced two standard programs to the UFV Extended Health Benefits plan. These programs are DrugWatch and the Specialty Drug Care. For more information, visit the Human Resources Health Benefits webpage https://www.ufv.ca/hr/benefits/health-benefits/  For more information, contact Kerri Ponich at kerri.ponich@ufv.ca 02/28/2018

Faculty Service Excellence Award Nomination Deadline Extended

The deadline for Faculty Service Excellence Award Nominations has been extended to Friday, February 16, 2018. Nominate someone deserving to recognize an individual for their academic excellence in service! Deadline for nominations is 4 pm, February 16, 2018. Those eligible for nomination include all UFV B faculty who have completed their probationary period or sessional […]

Get connected to what’s happening on campus

MyCampusLife is your way to connect with other students, events, and opportunities on campus. With myCampusLife, you can: Build your Co-Curricular Record by participating in out-of-classroom events and experiences. This official record can help you as you apply for jobs or graduate school and is a great addition to scholarship applications.  Take advantage of workshops, […]

Health Sciences trail clean up walk — once monthly on Mondays

UFV Health Sciences has adopted a section of the Rotary Trail from Vedder to Peach Road. Participate in our one-hour monthly clean up walk to help Health Sciences keep Chilliwack clean. Mon, Feb 6 (postponed from Jan 31) Mon, Feb 19 Mon, Mar 19 Mon, April 9 11:45 am Meet at the dog park parking […]

2018-19 UFV meeting weeks breakdown and stat holidays

The 2018-2019 Meeting Schedule Weeks Breakdown pdf is located at S:\Public\UFVinfo and can also be found online at https://www.ufv.ca/senate/resources/. Those employees responsible for booking meeting space for department and committee meetings are asked to contact Room Bookings directly in order to book space. Please use the following link to make room requests from the room […]

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 […]

Sell your textbooks for cash

Textbook Buy Back returns to Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus Bookstores January 2018! UFV Abbotsford Bookstore – Jan 3, 4, 5, 8, 9 9 am-4 pm UFV Chilliwack Bookstore – Jan 10 10 am- 3 pm Textbooks must be in good condition, no rips, tears, or extensive marking in texts. To receive the best price for […]

New Folks/Moves and Changes

From November 2017 Welcome to new employees and congratulations to those who have accepted new positions. Hayley Chase — Clerk, Admissions Laura Crawford — Assistant to the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Professional Studies; moved from Department Assistant, Continuing Education Kenneth Harmel — Educational Technologist Jennifer MacDonald — Strategist, Health & Wellness; moved from […]

College Pension Plan notice — new website: check it out

Dear College plan member, If you haven’t visited the new website, signed up for or recently used My Account, find out what all the excitement is about. Designed with your needs in mind, your plan’s website is organized by topic and task—with varying levels of information so you can access the amount of detail you […]

UFV Abbotsford Bookstore — Extended December hours

Get a head start on Winter semester shopping. UFV Abbotsford Bookstore is now open December 28, 29 & 30 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Pick up your course materials, online order, school supplies or parking pass and skip the January line up! View Bookstore Hours – https://www.ufv.ca/bookstore/store-info/ Email us anytime – bookstore@ufv.ca https://www.ufv.ca/bookstore/store-info/ For more information, […]

Financial Aid & awards tips for January

Be sure to pay your fees before the January 16 deadline – Penalties apply if fees are not paid in full. If you’re experiencing delays with government student loan funding, please contact Financial Aid and Awards right away. Get your bursary applications prepared – first day to apply is January 15. Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship […]

New expense claim form

Financial Services has a new expense claim form, which now includes a section to record PD information. For more information, please contact acctspayable@ufv.ca. The new form should be used for all expense reimbursements, including In-Service Professional Development (PD). What’s changed? The Expense Claim form now includes a section to record PD information. Record your PD […]

New expense claim form

Financial Services has a new expense claim form, which now includes a section to record PD information. For more information, contact Kim Wucher at kimberly.wucher@ufv.ca 01/31/2017

UFV Library launches program to purchase Sage books

The UFV Library is participating in a program to purchase books from Sage through “Evidence Based Acquisition”. (EBA) From December 2017 until the end of December 2018, UFV users will be able to view all of Sage’s books and reference books on the Sage Knowledge platform. (Note that videos and business cases are not included […]

Getting in the KINSmas spirit

The first ever KINSmas event on November 29 brought the seasonal spirit to the Chilliwack campus at CEP as Kinesiology students and faculty enjoyed a friendly Survivor-style team competition organized by the KINpals. “This turned out to be a very well received and successful event with about 60 students attending in total, along with some faculty […]

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 […]

Financial Aid & Awards Tips for December

Financial Aid and Awards Tips for December If you require a student loan for the winter semester and you haven’t already applied, do so on-line at www.studentaidbc.ca Loan documents for January will soon be confirmed electronically. Please contact Financial Aid and Awards for details on processing your loan to ensure that you have your funds […]