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Email Security System

IT Services uses an email security system called the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall. This software works to monitor both incoming and outgoing mail, filtering out messages determined to be spam and/or infected with viruses. Users can check their quarantined messages, classify messages as spam and not spam, manage white-listing and blacklisting of email addresses, […]

Anti-Virus Software

UFV provides the Microsoft Forefront anti-virus client software for UFV workstations and UFV supplied laptops only Home users may want to consider Microsoft Security Essentials anti-virus for personally owned computers Microsoft Security Essentials can be downloaded from Microsoft and used with your free license for home users at or another anti-virus solution of your […]

Universal Design and IT

UD (Universal Design) strives to provide a usable, welcoming, inclusive and independent learning environment and resources for students with a wide variety of characteristics. Applications of UD in education includes the areas of instruction, services and policies, information technology and physical spaces. At UFV, the Disability Resource Centre at is a key promoter of UD […]

Social Media

Marketing and Communications is responsible for social media: Twitter,Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, and UFV blogs. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

Library User Web Services

My Library Account At My UFV Library Account (Renewals) STUDENTS use their student number and a 4-digit Library password EMPLOYEES use their employee number and a 4-digit Library password If you don’t know your password, click on Don’t know your PIN? and follow the web page instructions. You can also request your password in person at a UFV Library Circulation […]

Online Courses

Login Information Log into a Blackboard Learn course at STUDENTS use their student number and their 6-digit myUFV password to log into an online course. FACULTY use their their employee number and 6-digit myUFV password to log into an online course. If you are on a UFV campus, make sure you use the Eduroam option […]

Other IT Resources for Employees

myUFV employee web services myUFV faculty web services Online courses Library account Social media Universal design and IT Anti-virus software and email security software Microsoft HUP (Home Use Program) Printing and copying Prep-room computers eRooms myUFV Employee Services Type into a web browser. Log into myUFV using your employee number and your password – the first […]

About UFV Computer Labs

Abbotsford Library For Library hours see Abbotsford & Chilliwack Library Hours (lab monitor available on Mondays to Fridays from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm) Chilliwack Education Park For Library hours see Abbotsford & Chilliwack Library Hours (lab monitor available on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm). Wednesday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Holidays […]

Wireless Access

Wireless Access at UFV‌‌     eduroam is now available at UFV!  Go to for your wireless connection!

Student and Instructor Network Files

Students and Instructors Accessing Network Files While on Campus R: drive (HomeDIR) Student’s own personal 1 GB storage space Q: drive (Instructor_Files) Used by instructors to distribute course files to students. Faculty can add, modify or delete files on Q: drive. Students can only read and save the data that is stored on the Q: drive. P: drive (Public) Student public storage […]