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New student housing

New student housing — Quick facts

  • Status: Construction beginning early 2023
  • Budget: $73.3 million
  • Location: Abbotsford campus
  • Project size: 14,700 square metres
  • Expected completion date: Fall 2024 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.

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, a retail unity with a food vendor, and a cultural space

Project contact

Denise Brown
Director, Capital projects
Phone: 604-504-7441 ext. 5137


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