Compensation and incentives

Total Compensation

At UFV, compensation includes all forms of money, benefits, services, and other incentives we offer in an effort to attract, retain, and develop our employees. Employees may be eligible for a great package of traditional health and wellness benefits, plus the opportunity to discover other incentives and opportunities that add value to their UFV employment.

Compensation & Benefits

The University offers the following comprehensive compensation package to eligible employees:

Other Incentives and Opportunities

Employee Services

We offer a variety of resources and services including:

Photo ID Card

A personalized employee Campus Card serves as your University ID, Library and Cascade account card, and provides access to the Student Activity Centre. It can also be used to demonstrate your affiliation to those external to UFV.

Email Account

An work email address is provided for business use. You can access your inbox using either your MS Outlook desktop or online (web) mail client. 

Intranet Access

Employees can securely access our MyUFV portal to update your address, review paycheck records, tax forms, view leave (e.g., vacation) balances, and so much more.  

Internet Access

We provide secure wired and wireless internet access while on campus.  We also have our own in-house Information Technology (IT) Services Help Desk, Knowledge base, and “employee tech guides” to assist if you aren’t so tech-savvy.


Access our extensive library collection, research databases, and library equipment – into retirement.

Benefits Management 

Securely access your health and wellness benefits information, submit claims, review claims history, and more through our carrier’s (Manulife) web portal or their Mobile site or Manulife Mobile App.

Goods and Services

As an employee, you may be eligible to receive preferred pricing on certain goods and services.

Software Pricing

Our on-site Bookstore sells select name-brand software (e.g., Microsoft; Adobe) at discounted academic prices.  Employees can also purchase Microsoft Office for home use at a reduced price through the Microsoft Home Use Program.  Other educational discounts are available to university employees through the Apple Education Store.

Travel Incentives

Car Rentals, hotels, and relocation/ moving costs

The Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) offers preferential car rental rates, hotel rates, and moving/relocation rates, available to faculty and staff working at CAUBO-member institutions, including UFV.

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