|Co-ed: 204 beds||Lowest: $6,505.00||Highest: $6,505.00
On-campus residences are opening for the first time this year with shared two bedroom suites. Costs include a mandatory meal plan.
Orientations and prepatory sessions are held for international students.
Academic advisors are available by appointment to all students.
Athletics (F/M), Cross Country Running (F/M), Volleyball (F/M), Weightlifting (F/M)
Basketball (F/M), Golf (F/M), Rowing (F/M), Soccer (F/M), Volleyball (F/M)
UFV has men's and women's teams for various sports including basketball, soccer, volleyball, rowing, and golf. UFV’s basketball and soccer teams compete against universities across western Canada and other sports teams compete in the British Columbia College Athletics Association against other provincial colleges. UFV's new 1,400 seat Envision Athletic Centre opened earlier this year.
UFV's Student Activity Centre on the Abbotsford Campus includes a gymnasium and a fitness centre. It also houses Casey's, the campus pub.
The UFV Student Union Society encourages the organization of department student associations. Student associations and clubs include The Association of History (AHS), Amnesty International, Business Administration Student Association (BASA), Association for Students in Social Work (BSWSA), Campus Crusade for Christ, Association for Students in Computer Information Systems (CISSA), Association for Students in Criminology (CJSA), the Fraser Valley Public Interest Research Group, the Graphic Design Student Association, the Out Doors Club, the Kinesiology and Physical Education Student Association (KPESA), the Library and Information Technology Student Association, the Latin American Study Group (SALSA), Special Needs Association (SNA), the International Student Activities Club, and the CASCADE student newspaper.
UFV has an activities program that organizes social, cultural, recreational, and intellectual activities. The Activities Office welcomes student participation.
Each main campus has open computer labs for UFV students to utilize. As well, the Abbotsford campus is largely wired allowing Wi-Fi Internet access from personal laptops (after logging into the network).
UFV has a strong and vibrant Theatre Department. There are several productions each year and all students are welcome to audition for roles or work backstage.
The communities of Abbotsford, Mission, and Chilliwack offer numerous theatres, musical, and cultural events throughout the year. The International Education and the UFV Activities Department organize and support multicultural celebrations and events on-campus and in the community.
All facilities are wheelchair accessible and the Disability Resource Centre offers support services, equipment and program planning, and implementation to students with disabilities.
UFV has established international ties with institutions in China, India, Japan, Mexico, and the United States. In Canada, UFV has established partnerships or links with the Career Technical Centre, Coastal Aviation, and some British Columbia universities.
UFV is committed to the internationalization of the institution and through the Internationalization Committee encourages and supports programs, activities, and events that promote internationalization. UFV hosts 400 international students each year and supports student and faculty exchanges, field schools, international development projects, and international practicum and co-operative work experiences.
In addition to having access to the full range of support services and activities provided by UFV, the International Education Department offers international students additional services and programs including orientation, academic advising, homestay placement, airport reception, a conversation partner program, a volunteer program, and an activities program that includes a full range of multicultural events and recreational activities.
Through our International Education Department, we can accommodate group/class tour requests. Please contact UFV International for more information.
Services for students include counselling and academic advising, math and writing centres for students needing extra help, a women's centre, a peer helper program, a financial aid office, an ombudsperson, instructional media services, a library, a human rights and conflict resolution advisor network, and a disability resource centre.
In career and academic programs, students pay for the number of credits taken, total tuition varies depending on the program and number of credits taken. Most full-time university and career programs are 15 credits per semester. Science and technology programs may include up to 18 credits per semester.