The S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery website launch

The Visual Arts department is excited to announce the launch of the S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery website: The purpose of the website is to provide online access to the exhibitions and collections held in the S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery, as well as to support teaching, learning and engaging with contemporary artwork in a digital context. The … Read more

Career opportunities — April 3

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Biology Sessional Faculty Instructor, Graphic & Digital Design Advisor, Health, Safety & Wellness Instructor, Psychology Instructor, Communications Instructor, Criminology Instructor, Chemistry Database Specialist To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go … Read more

Building Resilience and Presentation Skills — employee workshops

Building Resilience Tues, April 11 1-2 pm Abby A203b Research shows that individuals can improve how well they adapt to challenges and adversity. This session will help break negative thought patterns and offer healthier ways of thinking and behaving. Participants will be introduced to a variety of effective, practical tools to improve physical health, respect … Read more

Grand Theft Terra Firma: Stories of (Re) Conciliation — various April dates

Directed by Phay Gagnon April 6-9 at The Reach Gallery, Abbotsford April 20-23 at the Stó:lō Research Centre, Chilliwack Thursday, Friday, Saturday performances at 7:30pm, Sunday matinees at 2pm Grand Theft Terra Firma explores how S’ólh Téméxw — the traditional and unceded territories of the Stó:lō people—was colonized in the 1850s and 1860s and asks … Read more

NEW Professional Development Allowable Expenses – Effective April 1, 2017

JPDC has approved new professional development allowable expenses, effective April 1, 2017. Please take some time to review the allowable expenses and note the information will also be posted on the Human Resources website under Professional Development in the coming weeks (see link here) . If you have any questions, please contact the PD assistant … Read more

Credentials policy (64) revised

Senate approved revisions to the Credentials policy (64) on February 10, 2017 The following graduation requirements, as per the recent revisions, will be in effect for Fall 2017: A program GPA (the GPA calculated over all UFV courses used to meet program requirements) of at least 2.0 (3.0 for graduate programs) is required for all … Read more

Policy Consultation – Prevention, Education & Response to Sexualized Violence and Safe Student Learning Community

As part of a three-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on two policies, accessible here, which are connected by subject matter: Prevention, Education and Response to Sexualized Violence — new policy Safe Student Learning Community — currently Student Non-Academic Conduct (204) The Prevention, Education and Response … Read more

Career opportunities

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Instructor, Teacher Education Instructor, Mathematics & Statistics (x2) To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at   03/24/2017

2017/18 Health Spending Account — send forms in now

The 2017/18 Health Spending Account (HSA) Funds Designation forms have been sent to all permanent employees. If have not received a form by email please go to the HR website to print the form. HSA balances are available for viewing when logged in to myUFV. Claims for expenses incurred in the 2016/17 fiscal year must … Read more

Tuition Waiver requests — submit before start of Summer semester

Reminder: Tuition Waiver Requests for eligible employees and spouses or dependants must be submitted to HR prior to the start of classes for the Summer semester. If you have questions, please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or via email at For more information, contact Debbie Dyck at 03/31/2017

Print Services temporary closure

Print Services on the Abbotsford campus will be temporarily closed on Mon, March 27 and Tues, March 28, to accommodate the installation of a new digital press. Abbotsford Print Services will reopen on Wed, March 29; however, colour printing will be unavailable until Thurs, March 30. Please send all print jobs to the Chilliwack print … Read more