Current Students

New Student Orientation

Join us in Abbotsford on September 3rd for your official UFV welcome!

New Student Orientation is designed to ease your transition as a high school student, transfer student, or mature student, to the life and culture at UFV. 

Online registration for the New Student Orientation has now closed, but you're still welcome to come to to this event! Just arrive on our Abbotsford campus on Tuesday, September 3 between 7:30am and 8am and head to the Registration Desk located in Building E to get set-up with your team. 

All parking on campus is free for this event. We encourage you to bring a refillable water bottle with you. Thank you for helping us to make this event more sustainable!


 September 3rd Schedule (Subject to change)

Location: Abbotsford Campus. Room numbers and parking information will be sent in personalized schedules to registrants the week before the event.

Time Event Description
7:30am-9:00am Meet Your Team & Breakfast Meet your Orientation Leader and other members of your team (students will be placed in teams based on program). Breakfast will be provided by your Student Union Society! 
9:00am-9:30am Invocation Ceremony Your official UFV welcome, featuring student speakers, UFV's President Joanne MacLean, and SUS President Tripat Sandhu.






How to University*

 Have questions you want to ask current UFV students? This student panel is your chance to get to know UFV from a student perspective!

Faculty Welcome Sessions*

This is your chance to connect with your Dean, faculty, and other students in your program. Each faculty will have a unique way to welcome you and provide you with knowledge to help prepare for university classes.
Wellness Wheel*  Teams will cycle through 7 interactive stations, each representing a dimension of wellness.

Lunch, Midway and DJ Concert

 Free lunch will be provided for all students. Check out the Midway on the Green where clubs and associations, UFV services, and community partners will be set up with games, prizes, student discounts, and more!

Campus cards and U-Passes will also be availabe from 1-4pm. Stop by Building S to get them (be sure to bring your student number and a piece of government issued ID)

*Teams will cycle through these activities in 1-hour rotations. Students will be sent a personalized schedule prior to the event.


Shuttle Service

UFV's Campus Connector shuttle bus service will be offered on September 3rd from the Carvolth Exchange (Langley) and the CEP Campus (Chilliwack). Click here for the Campus Connector schedule. 


Download a printable Welcome Week Schedule


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