Current Students

New Student Orientation

New to the U? Get to know UFV at New Student Orientation (NSO). 

NSO is your opportunity to connect with other UFV students, get to know our campuses and resources, and get ready to start classes with confidence. Whether you’ve just graduated from high school, you’re starting university for the first time, or you’re returning after some time away, NSO is for you!

Registration is currently open for students starting in September 2017.
If you are an International Student, please see International Student Orientation.

Register for Winter NSO 2017: Start Your Journey

Online registration for Winter NSO is now open!

Register for Winter NSO by October 20 2016 and be entered to win a semester parking pass!

New Student Orientation (NSO) Part 1, Start Your Journey

Join us for an informative session that will help you:       

  • learn how to successfully register for your courses
  • understand your program requirements
  • connect with current UFV students, faculty, & staff
  • navigate the campus 
  • discover on-campus resources to help you succeed

Bring a supporter! Parents, family members, partners, and friends are invited too.

See the table below for when your academic program is offering sessions. If your program is not offering an orientation session or if you can't make it on your academic session date, sign up for the date and location that works best for you. 

Academic program

May 16, 4-8 pm

May 18, 4-8 pm

May 25, 4-8 pm


* * *
Business     *
Criminology & Criminal Justice *    

Fine Arts, Visual Arts,
& Graphic Design

General Studies * * *
Kinesiology   *  
Library and Information Technology *    
Nursing Track * *  
Qualifying Studies * * *

Sciences &
Computer Information Systems

* * *
Social Work & Human Services     *
Teacher Education *    

Register now 

New Student Orientation (NSO) Part 2, The Amazing Race, UFV Edition

Discover all that UFV has to offer and check off the essentials on your pre-semester to-do list: get your Campus Card, buy your textbooks, get your U-Pass, and more!

Abbotsford campus: Wednesday August 30 2017

Chilliwack Canada Education Park campus: Monday August 28 2017

Registration for NSO Part 2 opens in July 2017.

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