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

Student Move in Process AY 2019-20.

Fall Move in Dates

  • New International and Exchange students:     Tuesday, August 27
  • New Domestic students:                                    Wednesday, August 28
  • All returning students:                                       Monday, September 2

Please check in at the Front Desk of Baker House. You may move in between 8:30 am and 8:00 pm.  

Arriving BEFORE or AFTER the official move-in date

  • Please note that there is an adminstrative fee of $200 for those who do not move in on their assigned date above and additional nightly charges of $25 per day may apply.
  • If you cannot move in on your assigned date, please contact as soon as possible.

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


Student Housing: First Things First

Moving to a new home is a big change and can be a challenging transition.You will need to know so many little things like where to take your garbage out, to do your laundry, or to cook. Can you have guests? What supplies and services come with your fees. What responsibilities do you have.

First Things First is your chance to learn about living in a campus community, to make connections with your neighbours, and to learn tips for getting the most out of your residence experience. 

All students moving into student housing at UFV for the first time must attend First Things First.

Date         Thursday August 29, 2019

Time          9:30 am - 3:45 pm (includes lunch)


All students moving into student housing at UFV for the first time must attend First Things First.
9:00 am - 9:30 am First Things First Kick Off
9:30 am - 10:30 am Campus Living
10:45 am - 11:30 am Campus Safety and Emergency Procedures
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Sustainable UFV
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm myCampusLife Civic Engagement Pathway
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Distracticed Cooking
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch served in the main cafeteria
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Be The Change: Consent 101
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Mental Wellness for Everyone





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