Advising Centre

Advising Centre

Chat and enjoy coffee and cookies with UFV Advisors

Drop by the Advising Centre Open House on Wed. Oct 24 from 10am to 2pm and discover support and services available specific to your advising needs.

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Academic Advisors help students plan their educational careers.

Meet one-on-one with an advisor for answers to questions about course or program selection, transfer credit, course withdrawal, program requirements, changing programs, declaring a major or minor, making or updating a program plan, graduation check, or postgrad preparations.

WHICH ADVISOR DO YOU NEED TO SEE?
  1. Select the UFV program you have been admitted to, even if you are newly admitted and have not yet taken any classes.
  2. Select "Exploratory" if you are not admitted to a UFV program.
  3. When you find your program category, click the "+" to expand it to book your appointment.
  4. Click the "Book in Abbotsford" or "Book in Chilliwack" (if available) to show advisor appointments.
  5. Check your UFV student email or your registered personal email (exploratory students) for full details including campus and advising office location.

Failure to select the correct program category will cause delays and result in rescheduling.

We request that you cancel an appointment at least 24 hours ahead.

Book Your Advising Appointment

Are you newly admitted to a UFV program? Select an advisor for the UFV program you are admitted to.

Qualifying Studies and Exploratory advisors are in the following locations:

Abbotsford - UFV's Advising Centre, Student Union Building (Building S), Room S3117, King Road campus  Download map

Chilliwack  - Student Services, Room 1318 (across from the library) on Chilliwack CEP campus

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Including:

  • Qualifying Studies
  • Not yet admitted to a program and exploring fields of study at UFV
  • Continuing Education
  • Nursing Track
  • Switching programs (less than 30 credits completed)
  • General Studies diploma (less than 30 credits completed)

General Studies Diploma students with more than 30 credits completed should book with a General Studies Advisor in Abbotsford or Chilliwack CEP campus

If you don't see a time that works for you, call after 9am to check for drop-in appointment availability:

Abbotsford (604-864-4674)

Chilliwack   (604-795-2808)


The Adult Education advising office is located in Building D, Room 218b on the Abbotsford campus

Including: 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education
  • Workplace Education Certificate
  • In a UFV program and interested in switching to ADED
  • Not currently attending UFV, interested in one of UFV’s Adult Education programs

Email the Program Advisor to book an appointment

 


Arts advisors are in the following locations:

Abbotsford - UFV's Advising Centre, Student Union Building (Building S), Room S3117, King Road campus  Download map

Chilliwack  - Student Services, Room 1318 (across from the library) on Chilliwack CEP campus Download map

Including continuing and newly admitted students to:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Global Development Studies
  • Associate of Arts
  • Liberal Arts or Theatre diploma
  • Arts declarations (majors, extended minors, minors)
  • Switching to Arts (more than 30 credits completed)


The School of Business advising office is located in Building C, Room 2418 on the Abbotsford campus

Including students admitted to:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Aviation degree
  • Business Administration diploma
  • Accounting certificate
  • Administration certificate
  • Marketing and Sales certificate
  • Business minor
  • Management post-baccalaureate certificate

Book an appointment

If you are not admitted to one of the School of Business programs listed above but interested in finding out more, please book with a Future and Qualifying Studies Advisor in Abbotsford or Chilliwack CEP campus.

Note: you do not need to make an appointment if you would like to:

  • Receive an updated program plan
  • Request a pay-per-credit
  • Declare a major or minor
  • Confirm your graduation completion

Simply email your request to businfo@ufv.ca and we will get back to you by email to confirm.


The Child, Youth and Family Studies advisor is in the following location:

Abbotsford - UFV's Advising Centre, Student Union Building (Building S), Room S3117, King Road campus 
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Including:

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Child and Youth Care
  • Certificate in Extended Studies in Early Childhood Education

Book an Abbotsford

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Education

If you have not been admitted to one of The Child, Youth and Family Studies programs listed above but are interested in finding out more, book with a Qualifying Studies & Exploratory Advisor in Abbotsford or Chilliwack CEP campus.


Computer Information Systems advisors are in the following locations:

Abbotsford - UFV's Advising Centre, Student Union Building (Building S), Room S3117, King Road campus  Download map

Chilliwack  - Student Services, Room 1318 (across from the library) on Chilliwack CEP campus Download map

Including continuing and newly admitted students to:

  • Bachelor of Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Information Systems diploma
  • Computer Information Systems certificate
  • CIS minor declarations
  • Switching to CIS (more than 30 credits completed)


The Criminology and Criminal Justice advising office is located in Building A, Room 203m on the Abbotsford campus

Including students admitted to:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • Criminal Justice Diploma
  • Master of Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • Criminology declarations (extended minor, minor)
  • In a UFV program and interested in switching to Criminology (more than 30 credits)

Book an appointment

If you are not admitted to one of the Criminology and Criminal Justice programs listed above but interested in finding out more, please book with a Qualifying Studies & Exploratory Advisor in Abbotsford or Chilliwack CEP campus.


The Fine Arts, Design, and Media Advisor has moved to UFV's Advising Centre, Student Union Building (Building S), Room S3117, King Road campus 
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Including exploring or admitted to:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Media Arts
  • Visual Arts diploma
  • Graphic and Digital Design diploma


Book an appointment


General Studies advisors are in the following locations:

Abbotsford - UFV's Advising Centre, Student Union Building (Building S), Room S3117, King Road campus 
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Chilliwack  - Student Services, Room 1318 (across from the library) on Chilliwack CEP campus
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Including:

  • Bachelor of General Studies Degree
  • Bachelor of General Studies — Aviation Degree
  • General Studies Diploma


The Kinesiology advising office is located in Building A, Room 3439 on the Chilliwack CEP campus

Including:

  • Bachelor of Kinesiology
  • Kinesiology minor

Book an appointment

If you are not admitted to the Bachelor of Kinesiology program but interested in finding out more, please book with a Qualifying Studies & Exploratory Advisor in Abbotsford or Chilliwack CEP campus.


The Library and Information Technology advising office is located in Building C, Room C2454 on the Abbotsford campus

Including:

  • Library and Information Technology diploma
  • Library Technician post-diploma certificate (for graduate Library Technicians)

Book an appointment


Science advisors are in the following locations:

Abbotsford - UFV's Advising Centre, Student Union Building (Building S), Room S3117, King Road campus  Download map

Chilliwack  - Student Services, Room 1318 (across from the library) on Chilliwack CEP campus Download map

Including continuing and newly admitted students to:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Data Analysis post-degree certificate (DAC)
  • Engineering Physics diploma
  • Engineering Transfer program
  • Science declarations (majors, minors)
  • Switching to Science (more than 30 credits completed)


Social Work and Human Services advisors are in the following location:

Abbotsford - UFV's Advising Centre, Student Union Building (Building S), Room S3117, King Road campus  Download map

Including:

  • Master of Social Work Degree (Non BSW graduates)
  • Bachelor of Social Work Degree
  • Certificate in Extended Studies in Social Work

Book an appointment

  • Social Services Diploma
  • Community Support Worker Certificate

If you have not been admitted to one of The School of Social Work and Human Services programs listed above but are interested in finding out more, book with a Qualifying Studies & Exploratory Advisor in Abbotsford or Chilliwack CEP campus.

Are you admitted to the Masters of Social Work program? Email Anita Vaillancourt in the School of Social Work and Human Services to get information or book an advising appointment.


The Teacher Education advising office is located in Building D, Room 3005 on the Abbotsford campus

Including:

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Elementary school option
  • Middle school option
  • Secondary school option
Students with less than 90 credits completed:


Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) have advising offices on 3 UFV campuses:

Abbotsford - Building A, Room A224e, Chilliwack CEP - Building A, room 1403, Hope - Office H113

Including: 

  • completing an BC Adult Graduation Diploma (Dogwood Diploma)
  • reviewing graduation requirements for an Adult Graduation Diploma (Dogwood Diploma)
  • upgrading to meet the prerequisites for a UFV program
  • knowing which courses I need to upgrade but wanting help in getting started
  • seeking information on the Workplace TASK program

 


International students who are are admitted to a UFV program, please select the appropriate program from above.
Those not admitted to a UFV program should meet with an advisor from UFV International.

The International advising office is located in Building B, Room B223 on the Abbotsford campus

Including:

  • Qualifying Studies
  • ESL, ABE, or Foundation program
  • General Studies diploma (Less than 30 University Level credits completed)
  • Switching programs
  • Planning to transfer

 

 Already in an academic program? See your program advisor.
 Not a student yet? Ask a question
 Interested in Study Abroad? Book an appointment with the Study Abroad Coordinator.


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