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Academic Advising Centre

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Have a quick question?

Book a same-day, 30-minute appointment on Wednesdays between 12:30-5 pm to get answers to your most pressing academic questions.

Book a drop-in appointment

You should plan to meet with an academic advisor for the program you are admitted to, even if you are new to UFV and have not yet taken any classes.

 

Find your academic advisor (domestic and international students)

Use the drop-down menu to find an advisor for your program and view your booking options. If you can't find your program area in the list or if you have a quick question, email the advising team at advising@ufv.ca.

Not sure which program area you should select? Check Which program am I in? step-by-step guide to confirm the name of your program.

 

Completion/Qualifying Studies/program advisors
(All students)


Completion/program advisors are available Monday through Friday to discuss your educational goals, go over your program of study/educational plan, discuss graduation requirements, or help you build your course schedule.

Peer advisors
(BA or BSc students only)


Peer advisors are available for weekly appointments to go over your program of study/educational plan, help you build your course schedule, or support you in your transition to post-secondary study.

 

Adult Education

Connect with an Adult Education advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education
  • Workplace Education Certificate

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Connect with an Agriculture advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Agriculture
  • Agriculture Diploma or Certificate

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Arts

Connect with one an Arts advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • 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)
Or if you are:
  • Switching to Arts (more than 30 credits completed)

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Business

Connect with a Business advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • 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

 

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.


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Child, Youth, and Family Studies (diplomas and certificates)

Connect with a Child, Youth, and Family advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Early Childhood Education — diploma
  • Early Childhood Education — certificate 

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Child, Youth, and Family Studies (degrees)

Connect with a Child, Youth, and Family advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Child and Youth Care — Bachelor of Arts

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Computer Information Systems (CIS)

Connect with a Computer Information Systems advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

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

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Criminology and Criminal Justice

Connect with a Criminology advisor if you are interested in switching to Criminology (more than 30 credits completed) or if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • Criminal Justice Diploma
  • Master of Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • Criminology declarations (extended minor, minor)

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Environmental Studies

Connect with an Environmental Studies advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Natural Science)

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Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Arts)

Abbotsford campus

Virtual

Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Natural Science)

Abbotsford campus

Virtual

Fine Arts, Design, and Media

Connect with a Fine Arts advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

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

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General Studies

Connect with a General Studies advisor if you are admitted to the General Studies diploma or are switching to General Studies (more than 30 credits completed). 


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Integrated Studies

Connect with an Integrated Studies advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree
  • Bachelor of Integrated Studies — Aviation degree
Or if you are:
  • Switching to Integrated Studies (more than 30 credits completed)

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Kinesiology

Connect with a Kinesiology advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Kinesiology
  • Kinesiology minor

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Nursing Track

Connect with a Qualifying Studies advisor if you are admitted to Nursing Track.


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Qualifying Studies - Domestic students

Connect with a Qualifying Studies advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Qualifying Studies (QS)
  • English Language Studies (ELS)
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • Foundation program

Or if you are:

  • Switching program (less than 30 credits completed)
  • Transfer Students (must apply to UFV and submit all official transcripts to UFV Admissions in order for courses to be evaluated)

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Qualifying Studies - International students

Connect with a Qualifying Studies advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Qualifying Studies (QS)
  • English Language Studies (ELS)
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • Foundation program

Or if you are:

  • Switching program (less than 30 credits completed)
  • Transfer Students (must apply to UFV and submit all official transcripts to UFV Admissions in order for courses to be evaluated)

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Library and Information Technology

Connect with a Library and Information Technology advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

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

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Science

Connect with an Science advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science
  • Agriculture diploma or certificate
  • Associate of Science
  • Data Analysis post-degree certificate (DAC)
  • Engineering Physics diploma in Mechatronics
  • Engineering Transfer program
Or if you:
  • are switching to Science (more than 30 credits completed)
  • want to declare a major/minor in Science

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School of Social Work and Human Services (diplomas and certificates)

Connect with a Social Work and Human Services advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

  • Social Services diploma
  • Community Support Worker certificate

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School of Social Work and Human Services (degrees)


Connect with a Social Work and Human Services advisor if you are admitted to one of the following programs:

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

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Teacher Education

Connect with a Teacher Education advisor if:

  • you are admitted to the Bachelor of Education (Elementary/Middle school and Secondary option)
  • you have already completed a four year degree and wish to apply to the BEd program
  • you are currently in a degree program and have already completed 90 credits

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Other options

Sign up for a live seminar or watch a condensed information session.

Applied and Technical Studies (Trades & Technology)

Get in touch with the Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies if you have been admitted to one of the trades programs:

  • Agriculture
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Apprenticeship Training
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Autobody Collision Repair
  • Automation & Robotics
  • Automotive Service
  • Carpentry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Heavy Mechanical
  • Hospitality Event Planning
  • Joinery
  • Learn a Trade in High School
  • Plumbing & Piping
  • Welding

Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP)

Connect with a UUP advisor if you are:

  • Completing a 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
  • Needing help to get started (even if you know which courses you need to upgrade)
  • Seeking information on the Workplace Training in Attitudes, Skills, and Knowledge (TASK) program

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Arts

Connect with a peer advisor if you are admitted to the Bachelor of Arts degree and:

  • Have completed fewer than 30 credits
  • Have a GPA above 2.0
  • Are planning to come alone to your appointment, without a supporter
  • Will be meeting face-to-face or virtually, not by phone

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Science

Connect with a peer advisor if you are admitted to the Bachelor of Science degree and:

  • Have completed fewer than 30 credits
  • Have a GPA above 2.0
  • Are planning to come alone to your appointment, without a supporter
  • Will be meeting face-to-face or virtually, not by phone

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