PERKS & PRIVILEGES

As a graduate of UFV you are automatically considered members of the UFV Alumni Association. Your membership entitles you to many great perks and privileges both on and off campus.

Be sure to get your membership card through the UFV Alumni Engagement Office and begin taking advantage of these and many more offerings.


PHOTO ID MEMBERSHIP CARD PROGRAM


Congratulations Grads of 2015!

You are now part of an exclusive group and a member of the UFV Alumni Association. As a UFV alumnus you’ll be entitled to your personalized photo ID membership card. Use this card to start taking advantage of the many perks and privileges available exclusively to you!

There are two ways to get your card:

  1. Have your membership card photo taken for free with Artona Group Photography. Artona will be photographing at the UFV Abbotsford campus (March 1-14) and at the CEP Chilliwack campus (March 15-18). To register for your photo session go to www.artonagroup.com
  2. After your convocation ceremony on June 11 or 12, you can visit the Campus Card Office at B239 on the Abbotsford campus.

Sample Alumni Membership CardAlready a member of the alumni association?

Here's how you can get your new personalized photo ID membership card:

Local Alumni
Call into the Campus Card Office (B239) on the Abbotsford campus to get your photo taken and your card can be issued immediately.



Unable to get to the Campus Card office during office hours?
Call into the library on the Abbotsford or Chilliwack campus. Library staff with verify your ID, confirm your mailing address, and take your photo. Your membership card will be printed, and then mailed from the Alumni Engagement office.

Distance Alumni
If you do not live locally, complete this form and submit a photo and proof of ID to request your membership card.

Change of Name?
If your name has been legally changed since you graduated, and you would like your alumni card issued in your new name, complete a change of name request.

The completed form should be taken to the Office of the Registrar, along with the required proof of ID. Indicate that you are changing your name so you can get an alumni membership card and your record will be updated immediately. You will then be able get your membership card printed at the Campus Card office.

Distance alumni: Scan the completed change of name form and submit it with your online membership card request.

Questions? Call the Alumni Engagement Office on (604) 557 4008 or e-mail alumni@ufv.ca


 

AFFINITY PROGRAMS

The UFV Alumni Association offers many great perks and privileges to its membership. Some are referred to as affinity programs and some as benefits programs. So, what’s the difference?

Affinity program partners not only provide alumni with great offers and discounts, they also give back to the Alumni Association. Each affinity program partner below has agreed to give a share of the revenue generated through the program to support the UFV Alumni Association and the leadership awards it offers to UFV students.

Benefit programs are simply that, a benefit that you, as an alum; get to take advantage of!

Click the links below to check out the details on all these great programs and start taking advantage of these offerings now!


Amazon.ca
Get the Amazon.ca discount, and support the UFV Alumni Association's student awards at the same time.
More details here.

 
Artona GroupConvocation Photography - "A good snapshot stops a moment from running away" -Eudora Welty

Capture the precious moments of your Graduation memories with the Artona Group - UFV official Convocation Photographer. More details here. 




Chaberton Estate Winery logoAlumni Commemorative Wine

UFV Alumni Commemorative Wine promotes awareness of the Alumni Association while building on the financial support to continue to provide student leadership awards as well as programs and services to future alumni. Most importantly, this cultivated partnership also allows us to showcase the talents of alumni artists.

Learn about this year's wines and how to order here.
 

Read more about the partnership with Chaberton Estate Winery and find out about the current and past years' wine label competition winners here.

 

Convocation Flowers

Simply Perfect Flowers - smallAvailable to pre-order or purchase at UFV convocation ceremonies, local floral design company Simply Perfect Flowers creates beautiful bouquets for your UFV graduate. Check out the details here.





GaspardGraduation Cap & Tassels

Graduates renting regalia for their convocation ceremony receive a cap & tassel to keep as a memento. Find out more about how this program helps to support the Alumni Association student awards here.

 

 

Mahog. Frame with medallionLeader Frames

Offering the highest quality frames for your diplomas and degrees. Showcase your accomplishment right with a Leader Frame.

Leader Frames has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Rainforest Alliance (RA), recognized by Tree Canada for its carbon neutral footprint, AND all frames are 100% canadian made.

Download an ORDER FORM, or SHOP ONLINE!


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UFV Signature Rings


Exclusive to UFV, choose from four beautifully handcrafted high-quality custom styles. More details and how to order here.


Sandman Hotels Inns & SuitesPreferred Rates with Sandman Hotel Group

The Alumni Association has partnered with the Sandman Hotel Group to bring you discounted rates at Sandman Hotels locally and across Canada.

Check out the details and how to book here.

 


BENEFITS

Skookum - As alumni you will receive a FREE subscription of Skookum, the university magazine which promotes the achievements of alumni, student and faculty and keeps members involved in the UFV community and events. Skookum is published twice a year and is accessible online!

Alumni Board Directorship -
Giving back to your community and your school is the best donation one can give. Being on the Alumni Association Board is one good way. Get involved, here's how.

UFV Alumni Association Events
- As alumni members you will receive invitations and discounts to educational and social events sponsored by the Alumni Association. These include speaker series, comedy shows, wine and cheese socials, and career fairs. We encourage you to come out to these events to network and support UFV and your local community.

 
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CAMPUS PRIVILEGES

Sample Alumni Business CardUFV Alumni Business cards  - Order your Alumni Business cards from the Alumni Engagement office. More details here.








UFV BookstoreUFV Bookstore - Receive a discount of 15% on your school supplies and UFV apparel at the bookstore. *There is no discount on computer software or textbooks.





UFV Career CentreUFV Career Centre - The UFV Career Centre is available to all UFV alumni for any job-related matter, and provides free access to computers for job searching and resume/cover letter writing, laser printer, photocopier, fax machine and telephone, job search and career-related resources, assistance with resumes, cover letters and interviews. Get a job now!




UFV Athletics DeptUFV Athletics - Support your Cascades by attending a game and receive a 20% discount off your ticket price when you show them your Alumni card. Discount available to UFV alumni only.

Envision Activity Centre - Want to keep up with those New Year resolutions? Receive a discount on a fitness membership to the UFV Student Activity Centre.



UFV Theatre DeptUFV Theatre Tickets - UFV Theatre is one of the highlights of our Fraser Valley community. Enjoy an evening at the Theatre with friends or family at a discounted rate  and experience our local talent at its best!






UFV Library
- Wanting to continue your studies or interested in a new field? Tap into the resources at the UFV Library at all three campus locations free of charge. This includes the UFV Library catalogue, user services, research databases, UFV Journals list, and guides to research.  Access to videos and online journals/newspapers through research databases are only available on campus for Alumni at any of the three UFV Library locations.

UFV Student Union Events - As an alum, you'll receive a discounted rate to some of the hottest events being produced by the UFV Student Union.



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