UFV-SUS Food Bank reopens

We recognize that food insecurity is an ongoing issue in our UFV community. Students shouldn’t have to choose between textbooks, tuition, transportation costs, housing, and food. During these uncertain times, we understand that the need for additional support is even greater. Thanks to generous donations from the Abbotsford Community Foundation, CIVL Radio, Envision Credit Union, … Read more

New record-naming conventions for UFV records

UFV now has a standard record naming convention protocol in place. Record naming conventions are standard labels applied to records that follow a consistent and logical sequence. Naming conventions contain elements that allow users to describe content within a record in order to support business continuity, information sharing and retrieval, and version control. All departments … 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