Welcome, new student! We invite you, as the newest members of our UFV community, to gather with us. The following resources are here to help you get connected to your UFV community, and feel confident starting your first semester of studies at UFV. Get started by clicking on the links below.
New student checklist
Start here! This checklist includes everything you need to know to plan your schedule, register for courses, fund your education, and find accommodations for your first semester at UFV.
Follow the checklist
Attend fun and informative events designed for new students — like you! This is your chance to meet other new and current UFV students, and connect with support services before the semester even starts. Whether you're coming right from high school, transferring from another post-secondary institution, or returning to school after taking some time off, UFV's Orientation events will set you up for success!
View events list
Smart Start online orientation
This online orientation course covers everything you need to know about studying at UFV. Learn how to understand your course requirements and expectations, and how UFV's supportive student services can help you throughout your studies at UFV. Modules will be released before the start of classes each semester.
Access Smart Start online