UFV Policies

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For questions about UFV policies, please contact Monique Castonguay at monique.castonguay@ufv.ca.

Policies related to Standards of Conduct for UFV employees.

Policy categories


Budgeting and Finance

Communication and Marketing


Human Resources

Students and Student Services

University Awards

University Business - General

University Services



Academic Administration - General

189   Academic Program Reviews
62   Attendance
199   Posthumous Credentials
63   Course Load
64   Credentials
221   Honorary Doctorate Degrees
95   Order of Registration
222   Program Discontinuance
85   Reserved Seats
109   Grade Reporting (formerly Submission of Grades)

Academic Standards

224   Academic Renewal
20   Approval of Graduands
BRP-201.01   Board Policy on Academic Freedom
7   Copyright Compliance
86   Course Repeat
81   Course Withdrawal
217   Final Grade Appeals
84   Prerequisites and Co-Requisites
98   Subsequent and Concurrent Bachelor Degree
92   Undergraduate Continuance


93   Accommodation of Students with Disabilities
80   Admission
99   English Language Proficiency Requirement
effective Winter 2017

English Language Proficiency Requirement
in effect until Winter 2017


Curriculum Development - General

60   External Program Advisory Committees
52   Faculty Qualifications
 209   Graduate Course and Program Approval
21   Undergraduate Course and Program Approval
 207   Undergraduate Directed Studies, Special Topics & Independent Study Courses


227   Tuition and Other Fees
111   Tuition Fees, University Personnel

Grading and Assignment of Credit

105   Course Credits
108   Course Audit
101‌    Grading System 
94   Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) 
107   Transfer Credit

Instructional Standards

57   Field Placement
56   Field Trips
46   Instructional Responsibilities
59   Study Tour


72   Library Collection
47   Role of the UFV Library


51   Animal Care
54   Human Research Ethics
55   Intellectual Property
211   Research Centres and Institutes
53   Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship
225   Research Overhead Cost Recovery

Budgeting and Finance



124   Annual Budget (Guidelines and Process)
BRP-205.05   Board Policy on Budget Process and Approval
BRP-205.01   Board Policy on Tuition and Other Fees
119   Budget Adjustment Authority
121   Budget Review
123   Budget Transfer


122   Accounting Procedures & Surplus Distribution, Contract Services
BRP-205.02   Board Policy on Signing Authority
117   Facsimile Signatures
BRP-215.01   Investment Policy of the Board
126   Payables Management
127   Petty Cash
128   Receivables Management
129   Recording Receipts of Money
196   Spending Authority
116   Signing Authority - Banking
200   Signing Authority - Responsibilities

Purchasing and Leasing

131   Equipment Loan
133   Leasing of University Property
130   Purchasing and Competitive Bidding

Communication and Marketing


Communication & Marketing

                45   Community Relations and Development Department Mandate for Marketing and Communications




                  3   Donations
153   Donor and Gift Anonymity
228‌     Gift Acceptance
152   Fundraising Priority Setting and Approval
234   Sponsorship

Human Resources


Appointment, Retention & Dismissal

 197   Adjunct Faculty, Research Associates and Visiting Scholars
143   Appointment, Promotion, Suspension & Termination
BRP-225.05   Board Policy on Acting President
231   Voluntary Resignation

Collective Agreement

BRP-225.04   Board Policy on Employee Contract Negotiations and Management
49   Faculty Overload and Outside Employment
    Human Resources - General
140   Applications for Employment at UFV
142   Conflict of Interest

Board Policy on Delegation of Authority on Human Resource Development & Management Matters


Board Policy on Harassment, Discrimination and Physical or Emotional Abuse Prevention and Resolution

233   Closed Circuit Television
18   Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment Prevention
16   Educational and Employment Equity
139   Employee Exchange
219   Occupational Health & Safety
138   Personal Property
137   Professional Development
223   Safe Disclosure
232   Threat Assessment
218   Workplace Violence Prevention
    Vacations & Holidays
146   Vacations


Student & Student Services


International Education

 50   International Education Activities

Awards & Financial Aid

76   Student Awards

Student Government

BRP-230.01   Board Policy on the Student Union Society

University Discipline

70   Student Academic Misconduct
204   Student Non-Academic Conduct
73    Student Residence Code of Conduct
University Awards

        University Awards
BRP-235.03   Board Policy on Academic Excellence Awards
BRP-250.01   Board Policy on Betty Urquhart Community Service Award 
208   Emeritus Designation
BRP-225.06   Board Policy on Service Excellence Awards
University Business - General

    Board and Alumni Relations
BRP-225.01        Board Policy on the Chancellor
    Board and Heritage Buildings and Collections
BRP-215.02   Board Policy on Naming of Buildings, Spaces and Facilities
    Board and Senate Relations
BRP-235.04   Board Policy on Delegation of Authority on Academic Matters
    Board Positions
 BRP-200.03   Board Policy on Academic and Corporate Seals and Coat of Arms
BRP-200.04   Board Policy on Controlled Entities
BRP-200.02   Board Policy on Development and Review of Administrative Policies
 BRP-220.02   Board Policy on Off-Campus Activity and Travel
 BRP-220.01   Board Policy on Safe Disclosure
 BRP-200.05   Fulfilling Our Commitment to Aboriginal Peoples
15   Selling, Serving, and Advertising Liquor
22   UFV Statement on Institutional Ethics
    University Business - General
4   Art Acquisition and Exhibition


University Services

        Information Technology
               14   Appropriate Use of Computing and Network Resources
    Physical Plant
136   Facilities Advisory Committee Terms of Reference
220   Space Management
132   Use of University Space
229   Smoking
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