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University of Fraser Valley cancels classes amid flooding and poor road conditions

All campuses closed for in-person classes as of 1 p.m. Monday

University of the Fraser Valley has cancelled in-person classes at all it campuses as of 1 p.m. Monday (Nov. 15) due to severe flooding, deteriorating road conditions and the potential for power outages.

A statement on the UFV website says students should check with faculty through their usual method of communication, as well as their student email, for further information regarding alternative classes.

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Online and remote classes will continue as planned, but all scheduled on-campus events are also cancelled.

The status of the UFV Campus Connector shuttle bus will be updated on the Student Union Society’s website and twitter page.

Those who choose to stay on campus can shelter in place in Abbotsford at the main cafeteria or the Spirit Bear Cafe or, in Chilliwack, at the atrium or the north entrance of the Trade and Technology Centre.

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I have been a journalist for almost 40 years, and have been at the Abbotsford News since 1991.
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