Return to campus

Status of services & facilities

Updated: June 10, 2021

The table below provides info about the current status of common UFV services and facilities. You'll also find information about how the different departments are planning to provide services during the summer and for Fall 2021. As government guidelines change, these plans may change as well, so check back often.

Check with individual departments through regular communication channels for more details or if they are not listed below.

Facility/ServiceContact/Hours

Abbotsford campus

Modified hours

Contact Security: 1-855-239-7654 (local 7654) for access inquiries at Mission, Clearbrook, Hope and any closed building at Abbotsford and CEP campuses.

Buildings A, B, D

  • Mon-Fri, 7 am-7 pm
  • Sat & Sun, closed

Building C

  • Mon-Fri, 7 am-6 pm
  • Sat & Sun, closed

Building G

  • Mon-Fri, 8 am-6 pm
  • Sat & Sun, closed

Building E (Athletic Centre)

  • Closed
  • Card access for staff
Building F
  • Closed
  • Card access for staff
Building K
  • Closed
  • Card access for staff

Art Studios

  • Closed

Academic Success Centre

Available remotely

Book an appointment or find us on Facebook and Instagram.

Accessibility Services

Available remotely

Call 604-854-4528 (Abbotsford), 604-795-2808 (Chilliwack) or email ssfrontdesk@ufv.ca to book your appointment.

Summer:

  • Until July 9 | Available remotely
  • July 12 - Aug 13 | Available remotely and open 50% with physical distancing
  • August 16 | Open for drop-ins and in-person appointments with physical distancing, and open for virtual appointments


Fall semester:

  • Open for drop-ins and in-person appointments with physical distancing
  • Open for virtual appointments

Advising

Available remotely

Summer: Available remotely

Fall semester: In-person and virtual appointments

 

Aerospace

Open with limited access

 

Appeals

Available remotely

Contact regappeals@ufv.ca for any appeal enquiry.

Assessment Services

Available remotely

Contact assessinfo@ufv.ca about assessments.

Bookstores

Available remotely

UFV Bookstore accepting summer semester orders starting April 27.

Campus Card

Modified hours

Campus cards are issued in-person on campus. Visit the Campus Card website for details.

Cascade Café

Closed

Abbotsford

  • Closed as of April 9th for the summer with plans to re-open in the Fall.

Chilliwack

  • Food services closed until further notice.

For more information, visit Dining Services.

Centre for Experiential and Career Education

Available remotely

Chilliwack campus

Modified hours

Contact Security: 1-855-239-7654 (local 7654) for access inquiries at Mission, Clearbrook, Hope and any closed building at Abbotsford and CEP campuses.

Building A

  • Mon-Fri, 7 am-7 pm
  • Sat & Sun, closed

Buildings H, Q, & R

  • Mon-Sat, closed - Contact Security for information
  • Sun, closed

Building S

  • Mon-Fri, 7 am-6 pm

Building T (Trades and Technology Centre)

  • Mon & Tues, 7 am-5 pm
  • Weds-Fri, 7 am-10 pm
  • Sat & Sun, closed

Building V

  • Mon-Sat, closed - Contact Security for information
  • Sun, closed

Building W

  • Mon-Fri, 8 am-4 pm (buzz intercom for access)
  • Sat & Sun, closed

Chemistry

Available remotely

Clearbrook campus

Closed

 Contact Security: 1-855-239-7654 (local 7654) for access inquiries at Mission, Clearbrook, Hope and any closed building at Abbotsford and CEP campuses.

Computer labs

Open with physical distancing

Abbotsford
  • Building D, room 204 is open.
  • Building G, room 210 is closed to students.
Chilliwack
  • Building A, room 1202 (enter through the side hall entrance not the library)

View computer lab hours
Tool for remote access available through IT Services.

Continuing Education

Available remotely

Contact Continuing Education at continuingeducation@ufv.ca or 604-851-6324.

Counselling

Available remotely

Summer: Available remotely

Fall semester: In-person and virtual appointments

 

English Language Studies Online Help Centre

Available remotely

Faculty of Science, Office of the Dean

Available remotely

Available on campus on occasion. Office has temporarily been relocated to room K163 for the fall semester. If you would like to make an appointment, please email at science@ufv.ca.

Financial Aid and Awards

Available remotely

Call 604-864-4601 (Abbotsford), 604-702-2618 (Chilliwack) or email finaid@ufv.ca.

Summer:

  • Until July 9 | Available remotely
  • July 12 - Aug 13 | Available remotely and open 50% with physical distancing
  • August 16 | Open for drop-ins and in-person appointments with physical distancing, and open for virtual appointments


Fall semester:

  • Open for drop-ins and in-person appointments with physical distancing
  • Open for virtual appointments

Financial Services

Open with physical distancing

Abbotsford

  • Open Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Food Bank

Available remotely

Summer: Visit ufv.ca/food-bank to apply for an emergency gift card if you're unable to afford groceries and basic toiletries.

Fall semester: Open with physical distancing

 

Hope Centre

Open with limited access

  • Open for pre-booked student access to computer workspace, assessments, exam invigilation, and student campus card services. To arrange your appointment, email michelle.vandepol@ufv.ca.
  • All classes conducted remotely.

Human Resources

Modified hours

Abbotsford

  • Mon-Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm

Indigenous Student Centre

Available remotely

Summer:

Fall semester: Open with physical distancing

 

International

Available remotely

IT Service Desk

Available remotely

Abbotsford

  • Remote support hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am-8 pm
  • IT Services will have walk-in and appointment services available to students only at the IT Service Desk in Abbotsford.
  • Temporary suspension for G131 onsite support for student devices due to Covid restrictions.
  • For more details, visit IT Service Management Portal

Libraries

Available remotely

Offering Select and Collect, a curbside-like pickup service. 

  • Abbotsford: Mon-Thu, 12-4 pm
  • Chilliwack: Mon-Thu, 1-4 pm with lockers (in the hallway outside the library) available during building hours

Visit UFV's library blog for more information. Card access for staff.

Math and Stats Centre

Available remotely

Visit the Math & Stats Centre website.

Summer: available remotely

Fall semester: available remotely; also with limited times available for drop-ins, preserving physical distancing

Mission campus

Closed

 Contact Security: 1-855-239-7654 (local 7654) for access inquiries at Mission, Clearbrook, Hope and any closed building at Abbotsford and CEP campuses.

myCampusLife

Available remotely

Parking Desk

Closed

 

Peer Resource and Leadership Centre

Closed

  • The PRLC is closed for the Spring/Summer semester and will be re-opening in the fall.

Fall semester: Open with physical distancing

Print Services

Modified hours

Chilliwack

  • Mon-Fri, 8 am-4:30 pm
Abbotsford
  • CLOSED

Contact Print Services about pickup or remote work location delivery.

Priority Access to Student Support (PASS)

Available remotely

Access via myUFV or see the PASS website for alternative access.

Procurement Services

Available remotely

Contact the Procurement Services at procurement@ufv.ca team to obtain a digital SPR form

Registration, Office of the Registrar, and Admissions

Available remotely

Chilliwack

  • Mon-Fri, 9 am-4 pm

Abbotsford

  • Mon-Fri, 9 pm-4 pm

Contact by phone at 604-854-4501, email at reginfo@ufv.ca, or send a message for more information.

Research, Engagement, and Graduate Studies

Available remotely

Contact regs@ufv.ca or call 604-557-4074 for assistance with documents (research assistant contracts, timesheets, and expense claims).

Research Ethics

Available remotely

Contact research.ethics@ufv.ca for assistance with ethics procedures, forms, or any other inquiries about online or in-person research with human participants.

Safe Student Community, including Sexualized Violence Reporting

Available remotely

Information is available on the Safe Student Community website.

School of Land Use and Environmental Change

Available remotely

School of Creative Arts

Available remotely

  • Visit SoCA - Covid-19 for up-to-date information on SoCA online classes, face-to-face classes, space access & equipment, and material kits.
  • In Summer 2021, VA 283 (Black-and-White Film Photography) will be taught on campus with some face-to-face instruction and studio time.

Spirit Bear Cafe

Closed

  • Abbotsford Campus, Building A

Student Life

Available remotely

Find us on Facebook and Instagram.

Student Services Front Desks (Abby and CEP)

Available remotely

Summer:

  • Until July 9 | Available remotely
  • July 12 - Aug 13 | Available remotely and open 50% with physical distancing
  • August 16 | Open for drop-ins and in-person appointments with physical distancing, and open for virtual appointments


Fall semester:

  • Open with physical distancing

Student study spaces

Open with physical distancing

Abbotsford

  • Designated study space rooms A300, A305, and A315
  • Mon-Fri, 9 am-12 pm and 1 pm-4 pm (closed between 12 pm-1 pm for cleaning)

Starting June 1: 

  • The Abbotsford and Chilliwack libraries will be offering a limited number of bookable, individual study tables to current students.
  • Students can reserve one physically-distanced table, chair, and power outlet.
  • Bookings are for either the morning (9 AM - noon) or the afternoon (1 PM - 4 PM), and students must arrive within the first 15 minutes of the session
  • Visit https://libguides.ufv.ca/StudyTableBookings to  learn more and book your spot.

Student Support Coordinators

Available remotely

Contact studentsupport@ufv.ca.

Summer: Available remotely, with online and phone meetings.

Fall semester: Open with a hybrid of in-person physical distancing and virtual appointments.  

Student Union Building (SUB)

Open with physical distancing

Student Union Society Shuttle Bus

Suspended

For up-to-date information, follow SUS on Facebook and Twitter.

Tim Horton

Closed

 

U-Pass

Automatic enrolment & opt-in

You will be assessed the U-Pass if you are registered in a course with an on campus, in-person component (e.g. lab). Opt-in will also be available if you are not automatically eligible.

See Registration Opt-in online form, call 604-854-4501 or email reginfo@ufv.ca for more info.

Upgrading and University Preparation

Available remotely

UFV Housing/Baker House

Open with physical distancing

Open to residents only (no guests). Masks are mandatory.

For important covid-related protocols, see the Contract & Handbook. More information is available on the UFV Housing website.

Summer: (subject to change)

  • Open with physical distancing;
  • Open with modified hours;  Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm closed weekends.

September: (subject to change)

  • Open with physical distancing, mask in public indoor spaces a personal choice;
  • Open for drop-ins, in person and virtual appointments.

Wi-fi

Drive-up wi-fi available

See parking lot Wi-Fi hotspots maps for locations.

 

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