Move in dates

New International Students — Sunday August 27, 2017

New Domestic Students — Tuesday August 29, 2017

Returning Students — Thursday August 31, 2017

Student staff will be on hand to help you move in.

Arriving after business hours? No problem! Just dial '100' from the Front Lobby when you arrive or call
604-302-2362 from your cell phone.

Need to arrive before the official move-in date?

We are able to accommodate a limited number of early move-ins. Please note that:

  • We are able to accommodate a limited number of early move-ins
  • You must submit a request to move-in early by July 31, 2017
  • Send your request by email to
  • There is an additional cost of $25 per day

Arriving After the official move-in date?

With the exception of pre-arranged early move-ins, the assigned move-in dates of August 27th and August 29th are firm.

Residents arriving after the Office move-in date will be charged a late fee of $200.



Meet new people, join academic workshops, and eat great food! Download the handy Residence Orientation Schedule Infographic for quick reference. 

Thursday, August 31

Community Dinner — 5pm

Floor Meeting — 6:30pm
A mandatory floor meeting for all of the residents of Baker House. We will be going over our Community Standards, guidelines, rules, and answering any questions or concerns that you have. 

Friday, September 1

Residence Orientation Kick-Off! — 9am

Workshop, Financial Aid and Budgeting 101 — 9:45 - 10:15am

Workshop, Living in a Multi-Cultural Community — 10:30 - 11am

Workshop, In This Together Consent Workshop — 11:30 - 1pm
*Mandatory for all Baker House residents 

Lunch — 1:15 - 2:15pm

Baker House Olympics — 3 - 6pm
Join us on the green and in the gym for an afternoon of challenges and games to take on with our floormates. The winning team gets a sweet ice-cream party!

Saturday, September 2

Breakfast — 9am

Workshop, Distracted Cooking — 9:45 - 10:45am

Workshop, Get to Class — What to expect at UFV — 11 - 11:30am

Workshop, Health and Wellness at Baker House — 12 - 12:30pm

Bus Trips to Superstore — 2pm
Meet your friends and Residence Advisors in the foyer to learn more about the Abbotsford bus system and take a trip to SuperStore to pick up any groceries to need to get through your first week. 

Baker House Charter — 4:30pm
A final get together in the gym to talk about what you, the residence of Baker House, want to see happen this year. Have your say on community guidelines, programs, events, and other important decisions. 
*Mandatory for all Baker House residents 

Outdoor Movie & Board Game Night — 7:30 - 9:30pm

Sunday, September 3

Lunch — 12:30 - 1:30pm

Day Trips

$20 per person. Sign up opens on Saturday at 9am. Limited seats available!

Cultus Lake Waterslide
Spend the afternoon sliding around or lounging beside the pool.

Castle Fun Park
Hang out at the Castle, play mini-golf, or score points at the arcade. 


Wrap-up BBQ — 7pm






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