Commuter alerts

Some events taking place at the Abbotsford Centre and UFV campuses that may affect traffic and parking congestion.

Abbotsford campus:

**Lot 12 outside of Building K will be closed. No parking will be allowed here until November 2019**

August 2019 events:

  • August 8: Fraser Valley Bandits vs. Niagara River Lions
  • August 15: Fraser Valley Bandits vs. Edmonton Stingers
  • August 22: "Weird Al" Yankovic
  • August 23-24: BC Ride to Conquer Cancer - Lot 10 will be closed to students/staff for duration of event

Chilliwack campus

A portion of lot 7 at the Chilliwack campus at CEP will be fenced off for use by the RCMP starting July 1st until the year 2020.

  • August 6-13: Tree Landscaping - Closing Lot 1 
Parking tips when events are taking place at the Abbotsford Centre

Plan ahead

On the day

  • Come to campus early.
  • Enter and exit from McKenzie Road.
  • It is recommended that students and employees park in designated (employee/student/public) Lots 1, 2 and 6-10 to avoid the traffic and the crowds during an event. Regular daily pay parking rates apply all day and evening. Student e-permits and employee permits are valid in these lots.
  • Students and employees may park in designated (employee/student/public) Lots 2a, 4 and 5 at regular daily pay parking rates before 4:00 pm and remain parked throughout the evening. If you park after 4:00 pm, you will have to pay the event rate. UFV parking permits are valid in these lots.
  • Students and employee permit holders may park in lot 10b (gravel lot).
  • Students and employees may park on city streets at Gillis Avenue, College Drive, and McKenzie Road at regular daily pay parking rates until 6:00 pm. After 6:00 pm, either move your vehicle or pay the event rate.

Note: UFV student e-permits and employee permits are not valid on city streets, or at AC's Student/Public Early Bird and Overflow parking lots.

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