College of Arts - Arts Advice Centre

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Arts Advice Centre ?

The Arts Advice Centre is a place for students interested in a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Liberal Arts Degree, Associate of Arts Degree, or a minor in an arts program.

What do we do?

The Arts Advice Centre is a department within the College of Arts. Together, the Arts Advice Centre team works to provide students in the Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts, and Bachelor of Arts programs with the resources, information, and advice that will assist them throughout their respective programs. The Arts Advice Centre does this by:

  • Offering orientation sessions for new Arts students
  • Scheduling individual student advising appointments
  • Keeping files of individual student program progress
  • Ensuring that student files contain any necessary supporting documents
  • Administering declarations of  Arts major(s), extended minor(s), and minor(s)
  • Reviewing individual student graduation requirements
  • Recommending graduation approvals to the University College Board
  • Providing resources and information for all Bachelor of Arts, Associate of Arts, and Liberal Arts students

When do I see an Arts Advisor in the Arts Advice Centre and when do I see an advisor in Student Services?

If you are currently in, one of the following programs you will want to see an advisor in the Arts Advice Centre:

  • Associate of Arts Degree(s)
  • Liberal Arts Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree

To make an appointment with an Arts Advisor, or the Arts Advice Centre, book an appointment.

If you are interested in a different program of study, or you want to find out about career options, or you want to find out about graduate programs, you will want to make an appointment with an advisor in Student Services.

Where can I find you?

The Arts Advice Centre is located on the Abbotsford campus in room B249. Our operating hours are 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday.

How do I apply for admission into the Liberal Arts, Associate of Arts, and Bachelor of Arts programs?

Submit your application fee (no fee is required if you currently in an Arts program and are applying to another Arts program) along with your UFV application form (available online at to Admissions and Records. You can also apply directly through the internet at

Additional documents required for a complete application include the following:

  • Official transcripts (or interim transcripts) from all post-secondary institutions you have attended showing grade/course achievement as per entrance requirements. If transcripts are being sent directly from the institution(s) attended, please indicate they are on order. To retain your original application date, order early so transcripts arrive within two weeks of the date your application is mailed or submitted.
  • You will be advised of an admission decision and, if accepted, will be provided with registration information. A deposit is required when you register. This money will be applied to the tuition fees and is not refundable. Final payment of all course fees is due at the end of the second week of classes.
  • In cases where course work is in progress, an admission decision may be made conditional upon completion of academic requirements. Proof of completion of entrance requirements is due the end of the first week in August for the September intake.

If you are interested in finding more information about the Arts Advice Centre, Arts Programs, Transfer Questions and Graduation Information please download our Extended Frequently Asked Questions.





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