UFV Policies

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Policies related to Standards of Conduct for UFV employees.

Policy categories


Budgeting and Finance

Communication and Marketing


Human Resources

Students and Student Services

University Awards

University Business - General

University Services


 Academic Administration - General
189 Academic Program Reviews
62 Attendance
199 Posthumous Credentials
63 Course Load
64 Credentials
221 Honorary Doctorate Degrees
95 Order of Registration
222 Program Discontinuance
85 Reserved Seats
109 Grade Reporting (formerly Submission of Grades)
Academic Standards
224 Academic Renewal
20 Approval of Graduands
BRP-201.01 Board Policy on Academic Freedom
7 Copyright Compliance
86 Course Repeat
81 Course Withdrawal
217 Final Grade Appeals
84 Prerequisites and Co-Requisites
98 Subsequent and Concurrent Bachelor Degree
92 Undergraduate Continuance
93 Accommodation of Students with Disabilities
80 Admission
99 English Language Proficiency Requirement
effective Winter 2017

English Language Proficiency Requirement
in effect until Winter 2017

Curriculum Development - General
60 External Program Advisory Committees
52 Faculty Qualifications
209 Graduate Course and Program Approval
Undergraduate Course and Program Approval
207 Undergraduate Directed Studies, Special Topics & Independent Study Courses
227 Tuition and Other Fees
111 Tuition Fees, University Personnel
Grading and Assignment of Credit
105 Course Credits
108 Course Audit
101‌  Grading System 
94 Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) 
107 Transfer Credit
Instructional Standards
57 Field Placement
56 Field Trips
46 Instructional Responsibilities
59 Study Tour


72 Library Collection
47 Role of the UFV Library


51 Animal Care
54 Human Research Ethics
55 Intellectual Property
211 Research Centres and Institutes
53 Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship
225 Research Overhead Cost Recovery

Budgeting and Finance

124 Annual Budget (Guidelines and Process)
BRP-205.05 Board Policy on Budget Process and Approval
BRP-205.01 Board Policy on Tuition and Other Fees
119 Budget Adjustment Authority
121 Budget Review
123 Budget Transfer


122 Accounting Procedures & Surplus Distribution, Contract Services
BRP-205.02 Board Policy on Signing Authority
117 Facsimile Signatures
BRP-215.01 Investment Policy of the Board
196 Spending Authority
116 Signing Authority - Banking
200 Signing Authority - Responsibilities
235 Travel Approval, Booking, and Reimbursement

Purchasing and Leasing

130 Purchasing and Competitive Bidding

Communication and Marketing

Communication and Marketing
45 Community Relations and Development Department Mandate for Marketing and Communications


3 Donations
153 Donor and Gift Anonymity
228‌  Gift Acceptance
152 Fundraising Priority Setting and Approval
234 Sponsorship

Human Resources

Appointment, Retention & Dismissal
197 Adjunct Faculty, Research Associates and Visiting Scholars
143 Appointment, Promotion, Suspension & Termination
BRP-225.05 Board Policy on Acting President
231 Voluntary Resignation
Collective Agreement
BRP-225.04 Board Policy on Employee Contract Negotiations and Management
49 Faculty Overload and Outside Employment
Human Resources - General
140 Applications for Employment at UFV
142 Conflict of Interest

Board Policy on Delegation of Authority on Human Resource Development & Management Matters


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

233 Closed Circuit Television
18 Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment Prevention
16 Educational and Employment Equity
139 Employee Exchange
219 Occupational Health & Safety
137 Professional Development
223 Safe Disclosure
232 Threat Assessment
218 Workplace Violence Prevention
Vacations & Holidays
146 Vacations

Student & Student Services

International Education

50 International Education Activities

Awards & Financial Aid

76 Student Awards

Student Government

BRP-230.01 Board Policy on the Student Union Society

University Discipline

70 Student Academic Misconduct
204 Student Non-Academic Conduct
73  Student Residence Code of Conduct

University Awards

University Awards
BRP-235.03 Board Policy on Academic Excellence Awards
BRP-250.01 Board Policy on Betty Urquhart Community Service Award 
208 Emeritus Designation
BRP-225.06 Board Policy on Service Excellence Awards

University Business — General

 Board and Alumni Relations 
BRP-225.01 Board Policy on the Chancellor
Board and Heritage Buildings and Collections
BRP-215.02 Board Policy on Naming of Buildings, Spaces and Facilities
Board and Senate Relations
BRP-235.04 Board Policy on Delegation of Authority on Academic Matters
 Board Positions
BRP-200.03 Board Policy on Academic and Corporate Seals and Coat of Arms
BRP-200.04 Board Policy on Controlled Entities
BRP-200.02 Board Policy on Development and Review of Administrative Policies
BRP-220.02 Board Policy on Off-Campus Activity and Travel
BRP-220.01 Board Policy on Safe Disclosure
BRP-200.05 Fulfilling Our Commitment to Aboriginal Peoples
15 Selling, Serving, and Advertising Liquor
22 UFV Statement on Institutional Ethics
University Business - General
4 Art Acquisition and Exhibition

University Services

Information Technology
14 Appropriate Use of Computing and Network Resources
Physical Plant
136 Facilities Advisory Committee Terms of Reference
220 Space Management
132 Use of University Space
229 Smoking

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