Rights & Responsibilities

UFV policies and procedures are in place to protect and guide students and the rest of the UFV community. It is the responsibility of every individual to understand these policies and procedures.

All of the policies can be found on the Secretariat's page. UFV Policies and Procedures

Some of the policies include:

Policy 79 - Academic Warning

Unacceptable academic performance may result in a student receiving an academic warning. This warning includes: (i) a description of the unacceptable performance; (ii) a description of the required performance improvement; (iii) the schedule for demonstrating improved performance; and (iv) the consequences, which may include withdrawal, for failing to remedy the situation in the specified timeframe.


Policy 92 - Continuance in a Program

The purpose of this policy is to describe the criteria and guidelines for academic standing and continuance at UFV. A student's academic standing, based on grade point averages, determines his or her enrolment status and any conditions associated with that status, indluding the ability to continue as a student.

The policy states that students must have a CGPA of at least 2.00 to remain enrolled in Good Academic Standing at UFV. In additions, students must meet the continuance requirements set by their program in order to remain enrolled in the program.

Academic Standing FAQs


Policy BRP-201.02 -  Board Policy on Harassment, Discrimination and Physical or Emotional Abuse Prevention and Resolution

The Board of Governors is committed to providing a learning, working and living environment on campuses where the fair and respectful treatment of all members of the university community is paramount. Harassment, discrimination or physical or emotional abuse of any kind violates this commitment to an individual’s fundamental rights, personal worth and human dignity.

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