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Campus wayfinding tours

This is your chance to meet other new UFV students, and ask your student tour guide about what it's like to study at UFV. Whether you're a brand new student at UFV, or you've been studying with us for a while, wayfinding tours will help you navigate the Abbotsford and Chilliwack UFV campuses with confidence!

 

Please note that campus wayfinding tours provided by the Orientation team for the Fall 2022 semester have a limited capacity, and are only available to UFV students currently enrolled in one or more courses this upcoming semester.

As always, campus tours are also available by request for current and future UFV students, and their parents/supporters, any time through the Future Students webpage!


How to book

Campus wayfinding tours will be offered, as a part of Orientation to enrolled UFV students, from early-August to mid-September. Choose your specific tour dates and time using the link to our booking platform below.
 
Students are encouraged to book their tour time as soon as possible to ensure that they find a day and time that works best with their schedule. Please note that some tours may be cancelled due to low engagement. In the event that a specific tour is cancelled, you will be notified at least 2 days in advance, with instructions on how to choose a different day and time that work best for you. 

 
Book your Campus Tour!
 

Don't see a tour date/time/location that works for you? Tours are also available by request any time through the Future Students webpage.


What to expect

Worried about finding your way around campus? Sign up for a guided wayfinding tour of the Abbotsford or Chilliwack UFV campus!
 
Each tour will last approximately 1.5 hours, has a capacity for up to 12 registered students, and will be led by a current UFV student or staff member.  You'll get a chance to meet fellow students, ask questions to your tour guide, and get to know your way around classrooms, support service locations, and the accessibility of each campus.
 

Click the link below to read more about what to expect from your campus tour, including what to bring with you to be prepared, and how to get to campus to meet up with your tour guide.

 
 

UFV campus tour procedures follow current Health Authority guidelines. For information UFV's current response to COVID-19, please visit the Coming to Campus webpage.

 

Additional wayfinding resources

Can't make it to campus for a tour? Here are some wayfinding resources to help you get to know your way around campus!

  • View a campus map
    UFV has campus maps for each of its campus locations, including: Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, Aggasiz, Clearbrook, and Mission.
  • Watch a campus tour video
  • Stop by an Ask-me station
    Ask-me stations will be set up in various locations on UFV campuses during the first week of classes. Feel free to stop by and ask for directions, or talk to a student Orientation Ambassador about any of your UFV-related questions.

Volunteer with Orientation

Are you a current UFV student looking gain volunteer experience while making a difference on campus? Join the Orientation Ambassador program! Make new friends, learn new skills, and give back by supporting new students as they begin their studies at UFV.

Sign up now

 


UFV is located in the traditional territory of the Stó:lō peoples, where Halq’améylem is spoken. The Halq’améylem word given to us for New Student Orientation (NSO) is Tl’etl’axel, which means "to invite people to gather in one community." 

Visit our New Students page to learn more about the meaning behind the NSO logo, and Chantelle Trainor-Matties, the Indigenous graphic designer and UFV alum who created it.

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