Frequently Asked Questions

The Budget Office is always available for your questions, email budget@ufv.ca or call us at 604-504-7441, ext. 4236, we would be happy to put you in touch with a member of our team.


Financial Reporting, Research & Special Projects

How can I see the financial transactions of my department/unit?

How do I create a separate account for my new contract/initiative/study tour/etc? What do I need to include? 

What is UFV’s administrative overhead fee and how much is it?

Should I be including the UFV administrative overhead fee in my project's budget?

Can I cover any deficit in my project from base funds?

There is a financial reporting component stipulated in my project –who will do this?

Who should I contact with questions regarding the finances for my project?


Budgeting, Funding & Position Control

Where can I find UFV's budget principles and timeline?

How can I increase my Budget?

How do I adjust some of the line items in my budget?

How do I access funding for approved faculty releases or additional sections funded from outside of the department budget?

When do I need to complete a Posting Request Form?

I am unsure of the position number or budget code to use on a Request for Contract, what should I do?

How do I access my budget reports?

What is the purpose of completing a Course Funding Summary Spreadsheet and when does it need to be completed?


News & Events


October 2016 | Budget Information Forums

For those unable to attend the Budget Forum earlier this month, video from both our Abbotsford and Chilliwack Forums, is now available online. Please visit ufv.ca/budgets to view the October 2016 presentations by President and Vice-Chancellor, Mark Evered and Chief Financial Officer, Jackie Hogan.


September 2016 | 2017-18 Budget Planning

Budget planning documents to assist you in preparing your 2017-18 budget are now available online. Visit Budget Planning to download, contact budget@ufv.ca for assistance.

Twitter Facebook Linkedin Flikr UFV on Google+ YouTube goUFV