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New student checklist

Congratulations on your admission to UFV! Now that you have accepted your offer of admission and paid your tuition deposit, you're ready to complete the new student checklist below.

We recommend that you get started right away. It might seem like a long time to wait, but your first day of class is right around the corner.


Fund your education

Learn how to plan your finances by making a budget, find out about scholarships, bursaries, and awards, apply for student loans, and look into ways you can earn money while you study.

Start step 1 now »


Find accommodations

Discover campus living at Lá:lem te Baker, UFV's on-campus student residence, and learn how to find off-campus accommodations while avoiding scams and protecting your tenancy rights.

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Explore Support Services

We're dedicated to helping all of our students find success throughout their academic journey at UFV! To help you get started, take a look at the a list of services you have access to while you study.

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Join the UFV student community

Enhance your university experience by getting involved in the UFV community. Whether you want to make new friends, develop your leadership skills, or find fun ways to get active between classes, you'll find it on myCampusLife at UFV!

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Attend Orientation events and activities

Participating in Student Orientation is a great way to get prepared for your first semester at UFV. Whether you're coming right from high school, transferring from another post-secondary institution, or returning to school after taking some time off, UFV's Orientation activities will set you up for success!

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I completed the new student checklist. What’s next?

Get more insights into life at UFV through Smart Start, an optional online orientation course that provides comprehensive information on studying at UFV. Discover how to navigate your course requirements and expectations, and learn how UFV's supportive student services can help you throughout your academic journey. Modules are released before the start of classes each semester.

Learn more about Smart Start

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