UCFV offers a wide range of services at its main campuses, regional centres, and off-campus locations throughout the university college region.

Main Locations:

Chilliwack 45635 Yale Road, V2P 6T4
Telephone: (604) 792-0025; fax: (604) 792-2388
Main Switchboard Hours: 8:30 am–4:30 pm, Mon–Fri

Direct Telephone Numbers — Chilliwack (Area code 604 for all numbers)
Admissions & Records 795-2802
Agriculture 795-2813
Bookstore 795-2823
Childcare Centre 795-2842
College & Career Preparation 795-2807
Community Relations 795-2819
Continuing Education 795-2839
Faculty Assistant/Receptionist 795-2811
Health Sciences 795-2817
Library/Media Services 795-2824
Student Services 795-2808
Student Society 795-2825
Theatre Box Office 795-2814

Abbotsford 33844 King Road, V2S 7M8
Telephone: (604) 853-7441; fax: (604) 855-7558
Main Switchboard Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Mon–Fri
Marshall Road Annex: 34194 Marshall Road, V2S 5E4
Telephone: (604) 859-8462

Direct Telephone Numbers — Abbotsford  (Area code 604 for all numbers)
Accounts Payable 854-4524
Board Office 854-4521
Bookstore 854-4535
Cafeteria 854-4531
Childcare Centre 854-4547
College & Career Preparation 854-4578
Community Relations 854-4513
Continuing Education 854-4538
Cooperative Education and Centre for Employment Services 854-4507
Dean of Access & Continuing Education 854-4540
Dean of Arts 854-4539
Dean of Applied Programs 854-4541
Dean of Employee Relations 854-4526
Dean of Finance and Administration 854-4536
Development Office 853-7441, local 4758 or 854-4513
Disability Resource Centre 853-7441, local 4264
Facilities Department 854-4542
Faculty Assistant/Receptionist 854-4523
Faculty & Staff Association 854-4530
Graphic & Visual Arts 854-4543
International Education 854-4544
Library 854-4545
Media Services 854-4546
Parking 864-4603
Payroll 854-4525
Purchasing 854-4519
President’s Office 864-4608
Receptionist 853-7441, local 4439
Registrar’s Office, Admissions & Records 854-4503
Registration 854-4501; (Fax) 853-0138
Shipping & Receiving 854-4552
Safety & Security 864-4603
Student Services 854-4528;  (Fax) 855-7614
Student Society 864-4613
Trades Training 854-4548

Hope P.O. Box 1899, 345 Raab Street, V0X 1L0
Telephone: (604) 869-9991; fax (604) 869-7431
Main Switchboard Hours: 12:30–4:30 pm, Mon–Thurs; closed Fridays

Mission Heritage Park Centre
P.O. Box 1000, 33700 Prentis Avenue, V2V 7B1
Telephone: (604) 820-6000; fax (604) 826-0681
Business Hours: 8:30 am–4:30 pm, Mon–Fri

Agassiz P.O. Box 564, #5 – 7086 Cheam Ave., V0M 1A0
Telephone: (604) 796-2654; fax (604) 796-2517
Business Hours: 8:30 am–4:30 pm, Mon-Fri

Career Technical Centre

UCFV, in partnership with the Abbotsford School District, sponsors the Career Technical Centre. The programs at this unique centre allow senior secondary students to combine their Grade 11 and 12 subjects with some of the certificate programs at UCFV. Contact CTC at (604) 850-8672, fax (604) 850-0667, to find out more about integrated studies with Trades and Technology programs, Applied Business Technology (formerly Office Careers), Certified Dental Assistant, Business, Computing, etc.


UCFV operates bookstores in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, and Mission which stock required textbooks, stationery, software, and some art supplies. UCFV T-shirts and other paraphernalia are also available. Your student number is required for ID on cheques.

During the first four weeks of classes, the bookstores are open in the evening to enable students to obtain their books. Lists of required texts are available two to three weeks before classes begin. Students are advised not to purchase books before attending their classes. Some used texts are available

Abbotsford Bookstore Hours:
9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday
During September and January: 9 am to 9 pm, Monday to Thursday (first two weeks), and
9:30 am to 2:30 pm, Saturdays

Mission Bookstore Hours:
10 am to 2 pm, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

Chilliwack Bookstore Hours:
9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday
During September and January: 9 am to 9 pm, Monday to Thursday (first two weeks)

Website: http://www.ufv.ca/bookstore/


The Early Childhood Education Student Teaching Childcare Centres provide childcare for students and UCFV staff in Abbotsford and Chilliwack. They offer an integrated program, providing full- or part-time care to children from three months to five years of age. Telephone (604) 854-4547 (Abbotsford), or (604) 795-2842 (Chilliwack).

Computer Facilities

Instructional computer facilities consist of Pentium, Macintosh, and 486 microcomputers situated in 30 computer labs, most connected to Novell and NT networks. The labs are used by students in all programs at UCFV. Internet and e-mail access are provided through a high-speed fibre optic link to BCNet.
Instructional Computing website:
Computing and Technology Services website: http://www.ufv.ca/cats/

Computing and Technology Services Personnel
Terry Cox, Director; BSc (Alberta)
Roberto Bonilla, PC LAN Administrator; Dip. Electronics Technician (VCC)
Christine Carter, Technical Assistant; Dip. Admin. Management Technology (BCIT)
Mihaela Cotiga, Programmer/Analyst; MEng Comp. & Proc. Control (Poly.Tech.Inst. Bucharest)
Bryan Daniel, Website Administrator; Dip. Electrical Technology (STI), Dip. CAD/CAM Engineering Technology (Kelsey)
Marilyn Fairclough, Voice Communications Administrator; Cert. Telecommunications Management (VCC)
Rob Hamm, Systems and Network Administrator; BSc (SFU)
Caroline Lai, Lab Monitor Supervisor
Graydon Mah, Project Manager/Database Administrator; BSc (SFU)
Sylvia Santiago, Microcomputer Technician; Bachelor of Library Information Science (Philippines)
Shane Schlosser, Microcomputer Technician; Cert. Network Specialist Program (Capilano)
Craig Toews, PC Support Manager; Dip. Basic Electronics, Dip. Computer Electronics (VCC)
Susan Travassos, Technical Specialist, Dip. Crim. (Douglas)

Employment Services

Employment Services provides support for all UCFV students looking for work, as well as employers within the region who are hiring for part-time, temporary relief or full-time positions. Employment Services can assist students with:

(See also Co-operative Education section.)

First Aid

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am–11:30 pm: in Abbotsford call local 4400 and in Chilliwack call local 2525. The operator will call the nearest first aid attendant or call an ambulance if necessary.

Food Services

UCFV provides complete food services at both the Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available during the fall and winter semesters.

Operating hours:
Monday–Thursday 8 am–9 pm
Friday 8 am–5:30 pm
Saturday 10 am–2 pm (Abbotsford only)

Reduced hours of operation are in effect from April through August and during the Christmas break.

Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Office

The Human Rights and Conflict Resolution office, located in Building B, Room 225A of the Abbotsford campus, provides students, faculty, and staff with confidential assessment, advice, and assistance in the resolution of concerns that might fall within the scope of UCFV’s Harassment Prevention policy. The Human Rights and Conflict Resolution office can also provide problem-solving and mediation services to help resolve other concerns or difficulties that fall outside of UCFV’s Harassment Prevention policy.

For a confidential appointment, contact the coordinator at (604) 864-4660.

Human Rights Advisor Network

Under the guidance and supervision of the Human Rights and Conflict Resolution coordinator, UCFV has established an Advisor Network to provide initial contact, information and referral to members of the community who are experiencing conflict or concerns which fall within the scope of UCFV’s Harassment Prevention policy.

For a complete list of available advisors, please contact the Student Union office or the Human Rights and Conflict Resolution office.

UCFV’s Harassment Prevention policy

Under UCFV’s policy, harassment is defined as aggressive, intimidating, or threatening behaviour that is inappropriate and unwelcomed. It can include but is not limited to:

Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Coordinator
Maggie Ross; MSW (McGill)

Instructional Media Services

Instructional Media Services (IMS) provides the UCFV community with media resources and services to augment the classroom experience. Our services range from media equipment distribution to full-motion, digital video production as well as video conferencing.

Our facilities furnish UCFV students and faculty with video editing suites, dubbing and duplicating equipment, a screening room, and a self-serve media prep lab for producing class presentation assignments and seminar projects. The lab is outfitted for computer imaging (including digital scanning, digital photography, video capture, and electronic slide presentation), video editing, drymounting, laminating, and report binding. Some services are available at all campuses, but our helpful staff are based on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack sites.

IMS maintains a wide inventory of A/V equipment for use by students and faculty for instruction and class projects. Whether you are organizing an interactive conference or simply want some digital images for your assignments, our friendly staff are available to assist and advise you on the set-up and use of equipment.

We can arrange in-class demonstrations to help students and faculty with projects involving video, photography, audio, overhead projection, and computer slide presentations.

Website: http://www.ufv.ca/ims/

Staff :
Richard Heyman, Supervisor, Dip. Media Res. (Capilano), BGS (OLA), Abbotsford
Greg Davis, Media Technician — Equipment, Dip. Media Res. (Capilano), Chilliwack
Gordon Jang, Media Technician — Graphics, Dip. Media Res. (Capilano), Abbotsford
Monika McEwen, Media Assistant, Dip. Lib. and Inf. Tech. (FVC), Abbotsford
Diane Nosaty, Media Technician — Graphics, Dip. Media Res. (Capilano), Abbotsford
June Pitcher, Media Assistant, Dip. Lib. and Inf. Tech. (UCFV), Chilliwack


Website: www.ufv.ca/library/

Each UCFV campus is served by a library with a combined collection of 125,000 up-to-date study, reference and information materials. In addition to books, the libraries also provide journals, newspapers, pamphlets, government publications, films, slides, audio cassettes, videotapes, and more.

Library staff teach orientation and research skills classes to all first-year English and communications students, as well as to many other classes whose students are required to do research in the library.

Individual help on research assignments, term papers, book reports, or class presentations is also available by asking at the reference/information desk.

Electronic and CD-ROM access is provided to a large number of data-bases and indexes. Internet, and access to  the library collections at UBC, SFU, and other academic libraries across Canada is also available.

Student identification cards serve as library cards and must be presented whenever material is checked out. Most material may be borrowed for two weeks.

The UCFV library collections and facilities are open to the general public. Community borrowers’ cards are available, for a $25 annual fee, to those who wish to borrow materials.

Hours of service:
Abbotsford campus
During semesters:
    Monday–Thursday 8 am–10 pm
    Friday 8 am–4:30 pm
    Saturday 10 am–4 pm
Other times As posted

Chilliwack campus
During semesters:
    Monday–Thursday 8 am–9:30 pm
    Friday 8 am–4:30 pm
    Saturday 10 am–4 pm

Mission campus at Heritage Park Centre
Monday–Thursday 8:30 am–7 pm
Friday 8:30 am–3 pm
Saturday Closed

Abbotsford campus: (604) 854-4545
Chilliwack campus: (604) 795-2824
Mission: (604) 820-6009

Library Personnel
Administration (Abbotsford)
(Director--position vacant)
Mary Grace Grant, Administrative Assistant
Public Services
Anne Knowlan, BA (UBC), BLS (Toronto); Public Services Coordinator
Judy Inouye, BA, BLS, MLS (UBC); Reference Librarian (half-time); Abbotsford
Elaine Robinson, BA (Lethbridge), MLS (UBC); Reference Librarian (half-time); Abbotsford
Patti Wilson; BA, MLS (Alberta)
Library Technicians (Abbotsford)
Eva Korelus, Technician-in-charge
Paula Brennan, Dip. Lib. and Info. Tech. (UCFV)
Kulwant Gill, Dip. Lib. Tech. (FVC); (part-time)
Carol Konkle, Dip. Lib. and Info. Tech. (UCFV)
Heather LeGood, BA (SFU), Dip. Lib. Tech. (FVC)
Joan Smith, Dip. Lib. and Info. Tech. (UCFV)
Laura Unger, Dip. Lib. Tech. (FVC)
Library Technicians (Chilliwack)
Kathy Davis, Technician-in-charge
Leslie Aleksic, Dip. Lib. Tech. (FVC)
Shawnna Pierce, Dip. Lib. And Info. Tech. (UCFV)
Library Technicians (Mission)
Samanda Smith, BA (OUC); Dip. Lib. and Info Tech. (UCFV)
Technical Services (Abbotsford)
Judy Inouye, BA, BLS, MLS (UBC); Technical Services Coordinator (half-time)
June Reedman, Dip. Lib. and Info. Tech. (FVC), Dip. Tech. Bus. Man. (BCIT); Library                      Technician-in-charge (Acquisitions)
Linda Harder, Dip. Lib. And Info. Tech. (UCFV); Acquisitions Assistant
Sue Kleiv, Dip. Lib. And Info. Tech. (UCFV); Technical Services Assistant (part-time)
Jenny Walters, Library Technician-in-charge (Cataloguing)
Liz Hughes, Dip. Lib. Arts (SAIT); Library Technician (Cataloguing)


Pay parking is in effect at the UCFV Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. General parking for students and visitors is available at $1 per day (subject to change). Short-term visitor parking is also available. Parking is free for the handicapped, volunteers, and motorcycles. Carpooling is encouraged. Carpool permits are available from the Facilities department. Carpoolers are guaranteed parking spots in good locations.

Detailed information regarding pay parking may be found in the parking information brochure which is available at key locations throughout UCFV.

All UCFV employees also pay for parking in reserved areas. For more information about parking contact the UCFV Safety & Security department at (604) 864-4603.


Photocopy machines are available at all UCFV centres. They are located in the libraries at Abbotsford and Chilliwack, and throughout the campuses.


Abbotsford Campus:
A security officer is on duty at the Abbotsford campus from 7 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday. A commissionaire covers security from 3 pm to 11 pm, Monday through Friday, and from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday. The security officer or commissionaire at Abbotsford may be reached at (604) 855-8176.
Chilliwack Campus:
A commissionaire is on duty at the Chilliwack campus from 7 am to 11 pm, Monday to Friday, and from 8 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday. The commissionaire can be reached at (604) 793-8176.
Website: http://www.ufv.ca/security/


Information may be obtained from the main switchboards, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 to 4:30 year round.
Abbotsford: (604) 853-7441
Chilliwack: (604) 792-0025

Other Services

Employment Information
Student Services coordinates information on government summer employment programs. Counsellors teach job-search techniques including résumé preparation and interview skills.

UCFV has no student residences. However, a housing list is maintained by Student Services to help you find suitable off-campus accommodation. UCFV does not enter into disputes between tenants and landlords.

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