Move-in information

Congratulations on confirming your room in UFV Residence!

Below you will find everything you need to help make your move-in a smooth and welcoming experience.

The Move-in Process

Begin by downloading your Move-In Process document:
Summer 2019 Move In Process Summer 2019 Move In Process


Summer Move in Dates

Early Summer and Full Summer move-in date - April 24, 2019

Late Summer move-in date - June 27, 2019

Arriving BEFORE the official move-in date

  • We are unable to accommodate early move-in for the early and full summer semester.
  • For the late summer semester we are able to accommodate a limited number of early move-ins.
  • Please note that there is an additional cost of $25 per day.
  • Please send your request to arrive early to

Arriving AFTER the official move-in date?

Assigned move-in dates for early and full summer semesters are firm.

Students arriving before or after their official move-in date may be charged a Operational Fee of $200.

Let us know when you are arriving

Our goal is to provide you with an outstanding move-in experience. To help us get ready please fill out this short survey. It will only take one minute!

Take the survey

What you can bring to UFV Baker House

Our Move-In Checklist overview of items typically used in a residence room. We recommend waiting until you move-in and meet your roommate to determine who might bring certain items due to space and economic considerations. This is not an all-inclusive list; if you are unsure about an item, please contact

What to bring - International

What to bring - Domestic

What NOT to bring to UFV Baker House

Here are a few items that are not allowed in the residence halls or they are already provided:

      • Air-conditioners
      • Candles
      • Firearms/Weapons
      • Fireworks
      • Furniture
      • George Foreman grills with an open heat element
      • Grills or hotplates
      • Halogen lights, including lava lamps
      • Iron & ironing board (provided in laundry rooms)
      • Microwaves (provided)
      • Pets
      • Space heaters
      • Toaster ovens

Assistance on your move-in day

Student staff will be on hand to help you move in, will provide snacks and meals, and a free shopping shuttle to local stores: 
8:30 - 10:30 am    Self serve breakfast bar
Noon - 1:30 pm Self serve sandwich bar
6:30 - 7:30 pm New arrival Welcome - 4th Floor Common Room
Arriving after business hours?  No problem! Just dial '100' from the Front Lobby when you arrive or call 604-302-2362 from your cell phone.


Student Housing: First Things First

Students moving into student housing at UFV are automatically signed up for First Things First.

Date          Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time          9:30 am - Noon

Moving to a new home is a big change and can be a difficult transition. First Things First is your chance to make connections with your neighbours, to learn how things work in student housing, and to learn tips for getting the most out of your residence experience.  An official schedule will be emailed to all new students early in December. Below is an overview of what to expect.

9:30 am Welcome and introductions
9:45 am Housing Operations
10:00 am Resident Assistants - We Got you!
10:15 am Guest Housing
10:30 am Home Suite Home - Care and Cleanliness
10:45 am Health Break
11:00 am Know the Rules
11:30 am Community Events
11:45 am Lunch




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