Welcome to the Disability Resource Centre 

 

Mission Statement

The Disability Resource Centre represents UFV's commitment to enhancing and facilitating the support of students with disabilities. Furthermore, the Disability Resource Centre provides information to UFV students, staff and faculty, as well as the community, on disability issues and the implications of disabilities on education.  By so doing, we celebrate the enrichment that persons with disabilities bring to UFV.

The University of the Fraser Valley is an academic community that values diversity and seeks to promote meaningful access to educational opportunity for all of its students. The Disability Resource Centre operates as the central contact point for students with disabilities at UFV. We are here to smooth the path for students with disabilities as they move through their academic career. Services for students focus upon providing accommodations and services to help meet academic demands, while promoting student responsibility and self-advocacy.

The Disability Resource Centre operates under the guiding principles of: 

  • Student Centeredness
  • Transparency
  • Inclusivity
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Self-Advocacy

 

Email Address for Instructors Sending Exams    drc_exams@ufv.ca

 

Convocation 2015

If you are a student or have a guest who requires the services of a sign language interpreter for a ceremony please contact us by email convocation@ufv.ca as soon as possible.If you are a graduate with a disability, please either advise us at convocation@ufv.ca or contact the Disability Resource Centre to ensure we have assistance available for you in the marshalling process and the procession.

 

 Abbotsford Disability Resource Centre Drop-In Schedule

Mondays             Margaret Lima        1:30 - 3:00

Wednesdays       Deirdre Miles           1:30 - 3:00

Fridays                Jodi Noble                2:00 - 3:30

 

For any general inquiries or to set up an appointment, you can contact any Disability Advisor

Disability Advisors - Abbotsford Campus

Margaret Lima     (604) 864-4609                                   margaret.lima@ufv.ca

Jodi Noble            (604) 504-7441 (ext.4283)                jodi.noble@ufv.ca

Deirdre Miles       (604)557-4033                                     deirdre.miles@ufv.ca

 

Disability Resource Centre Coordinator – Chilliwack Disability Advisor

Glen Whitfield      (604) 795-2843       glen.whitfield@ufv.ca

 

For more information on the official UFV policy on students with disabilities, please go to Accommodation of Students with Disabilities

Students are reminded to book your quizzes and midterms with the Disability Resource Centre at least one week in advance of the scheduled writing date. For final exams, the deadline for submitting your booking request would be one week before the start of the final exam period.
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