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Welcome Weeks

Welcome Weeks are for all UFV students! No matter who you are, or where you are, you can get connected with your UFV community!

During the first few weeks of the semester you can enjoy a series of fun and interactive online and in-person events and activities to have fun, make friends, and get involved at UFV.Past events have included virtual cooking or art classes, meet-and-greets with UFV clubs and associations, or workshops on how to work at UFV while you study. And, as always, our infamous "How to University" student panel. 

Find Events

Find a full listing of Welcome Weeks and other student events on myCampusLife or the Welcome Weeks Calendar. Check back often, there's more listings every day, and some events require students to sign up in advance.

Please note: event listings won't start to appear on the calendar until August 2021


Find Welcome Weeks Events!


To view the full event details of the listings below, you may be prompted to sign in to myCampuslife by entering your student ID number and password.


Host an Event!

You're invited to promote your orientation or student engagement event through Welcome Weeks! 


For UFV student Clubs & Associations, and Faculty or Staff groups:

  1. Plan your fun event to take place either online or in-person (following current UFV and provincial health guidelines)
  2. Set up your virtual space (on a platform like zoom, social media etc), or book your in-person space
  3. Post your event on myCampusLife (Follow the steps in this List an event on MCL‌)
  4. Use your own channels to promote your event to new and current students all over UFV!
  5. Send the join information out to your participants

For more information or assistance, please contact


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.

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