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New student housing

New student housing — Quick facts

  • Status: Construction beginning early 2024
  • Location: Abbotsford Campus
  • Project size: 14,200 square metres
  • Expected completion date: Fall 2025 occupancy

Project overview

With six storeys, this project will add 398 new beds to the Abbotsford campus, making it easier for UFV students to find safe, affordable housing and relieving pressure on the local housing market. Students will enjoy living in the heart of the UFV community, between La-lem te Baker and Building G, which houses the library. Note we’re pursuing LEED Gold certification.

View the architects presentation and 3D renderings »

Project features

  • Six-storey building, built with hybrid construction method, using reinforced concrete, mass timber, and light wood framing
  • 398 new beds: most units will be triple-occupancy units that include private bedrooms with shared living area and bathroom. Both single and triple-accessible units will be available on every floor
  • Mixed-use amenity spaces, including a student lounge, shared kitchens, study spaces, student programming space, and a cultural space.
  • Expected completion is summer 2025

Project contact

Capital Projects Office
Building B, Room B150
Phone: 604-504-7441 x 4200