Mission Statement

The Disability Resource Centre represents UFV's commitment to enhancing and facilitating the support of students with disabilities. Furthermore, the Disability Resource Centre provides information to UFV students, staff and faculty, as well as the community, on disability issues and the implications of disabilities on education. By so doing, we celebrate the enrichment that persons with disabilities bring to UFV.

The University of the Fraser Valley is an academic community that values diversity and seeks to promote meaningful access to educational opportunity for all of its students. The Disability Resource Centre operates as the central contact point for students with disabilities at UFV. We are here to smooth the path for students with disabilities as they move through their academic career. Services for students focus upon providing accommodations and services to help meet academic demands, while promoting student responsibility and self-advocacy.

The Disability Resource Centre operates under the guiding principles of:

  • Student Centeredness
  • Transparency
  • Inclusivity
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Self-Advocacy

For more information on the official UFV policy on students with disabilities, please read Accomodation of Students with Disabilities (PDF format).

 

Funding

Should you be interested in funding options, for more information please check out our Financial Aid and Awards website at http://www.ufv.ca/fineaid/


Contact us

In person

DRC Drop-in hours (Abbotsford)
Mondays   Margaret Lima 1:30 - 3:00
Wednesdays  Deirdre Miles 1:30 - 3:00
Fridays  Jodi Noble 2:00 - 3:30

 

 

Ask a question or set up an appointment

 Abbotsford Disability Advisors
Margaret Lima  (604) 864-4609 margaret.lima@ufv.ca
Jodi Noble (604) 504-7441 (ext.4283) jodi.noble@ufv.ca
Deirdre Miles (604)557-4033 deirdre.miles@ufv.ca

 

Chilliwack Advisor and Disability Services Centre Coordinator 
Glen Whitfield (604) 795-2843

glen.whitfield@ufv.ca

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