We know your upcoming semester may come with a lot of emotions as UFV transitions back into in-person learning environments. To help you get ready for your semester, we've launched Smart Start — a self-guided, non-credit, online orientation!
Whether you’re totally new to studying at UFV, or a current UFV student who wants an update on what learning at UFV will look like, Smart Start will set you up for success.
How to access Smart Start
Smart Start modules are currently being released, so you can jump right in!
Get started now:
- Log into myclass.ufv.ca using your UFV student ID and password.
- Select the "my courses" tab, and click on NSO_ONL: Smart Start Online Orientation.
*If you're having trouble accessing the Smart Start blackboard course on your myclass portal, email email@example.com
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What will be covered in each Smart Start module ?
Learn everything you need to know about studying at UFV — whether you’re on campus, or online — by completing all four Smart Start course modules. Each module focuses on a different theme, with content designed to prepare you for academic, professional, and personal success throughout your studies at UFV.
Take a look at the module map below to learn what will be covered in each Smart Smart module theme.
UFV is located on the unceded 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.