May 4th, SUS HEALTH AND DENTAL PLAN

As a SUS member, if you signed up for The SUS Health and Dental plan,
you have access to the following Mental Health resources*: SUS Health and Dental plan member

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Empower Me – This program allows students to connect with qualified counsellors, consultants, and life coaches for a variety of issues. As a Plan member, you are entitled to sessions delivered in person, by telephone, by video-counselling, or by e-counselling at no out of pocket cost.

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24/7 helpline
Yo can call The empower me line 24/7 by calling at 1-844-741-6389 from anywhere in North America for immediate crisis support. You can also schedule appointments in person, by phone, by video-counselling, or by e-counselling (Canada only).

Up to 80%coverage
The SUS Health and Dental Plan covers up to 80% of the cost of a psychologist. The practitioner must be a licensed psychologist, licensed psychological associate, registered clinical counsellor or have a Master’s degree in Social Work.
The maximum is $500 per policy year.
Visit your SUS H&D Psychologists website for more information

Claims
If you are covered and you already consulted a licensed Psychologist, you can claim back 80% of the cost (up to $500 per policy year
The maximum is $500 per policy year.
To submit a claim, click here

More Questions?
If you have more questions regarding these services. visit our FAQ here
1-866-358-4437 Mon. - Fri. from 9 am to 5 pm

April 21, SUS PRESIDENT PRESS RELEASE

SUS FEES FOR THE SUMMER 2020 SEMESTER (Summary)

As UFV’s Summer 2020 Semester has moved online and due to restrictions during the Covid-19 outbreak, there has been a suspension to our transportation services. BC Transit has suspended its U-Pass program until August 31, 2020 and the Shuttle Connector service will not be operating until the Fall semester.

As we are no longer able to offer these services, the following fees will not be charged for the Summer 2020 semester:...

Continue reading this press release

April 16th, VICE PRESIDENT EXTERNAL

Government of BC launches FREE 24/7 mental health hotline for BC students

Dear UFV Students: The BC Government has launched Here2Talk, a 24/7 mental health hotline
to support you, the students. To utilize this service visit their website or download the app at www.here2talk.ca.

Here2Talk connects students with mental health support when they need it. Through this program, all students currently
registered in a B.C. post-secondary institution have access to free, confidential counselling and community referral services,
conveniently available 24/7 via app, phone and web.

No issue is too big or too small

Here2talk resources can help you address common concerns such as: …and much more!

Here2Talk App

Accessing support through the free Here2Talk app is quick and easy!
Available at:

Browse health and wellness resources on the go, or start a live chat or call with a counsellor - no appointment needed!
April 14th, SUS ELECTIONS TEAM

SUS Elections Results

Meet your Elected 2020-2021 Executives:

Elected President:
Jessica Lynn Levesque

Elected Vice President External:
Andrew Stahl

Elected Vice President Internal:
Duncan Herd

Elected Vice President of Students:
Prabhpreet Singh

*For Elected Board Representatives, please visit the SUS 2020 Elections website

Thank you everyone who participated in the elections process this year. We would like to extend a welcome to the newly elected Executives and Board of Directors Representatives.

We would also like to extend a warm welcome to the newly elected Executives and Board of Directors Representatives.

We appreciate the support we have received throughout the election from the student body and the candidates

-Chief Electoral Officer, 2020


April 06, SUS ELECTIONS TEAM

SUS ELECTIONS
Have you voted yet?
Have you read the candidate statements?
The SUS 2020 Elections voting period is on right now!!
From April 5th to April 13th all SUS Members must vote to choose who will represent them for the 2020-2021 period.
*Please read the press release regarding the voting period extension here
Voting Period extended
The SUS Elections have decided to extend the voting period until April 13th at 11:59am.
Students that have not yet received their invitations to vote in their student e-mails, should expect to receive them within the next few days.
Any student that has not received their e-mail with an invitation to vote by Friday, April 10th at 11:59am can contact SUS Elections directly at elections@ufvsus.ca from their UFV student e-mail. The SUS Elections will then directly provide their invitation to vote.
Read the Press Release.


April 3rd, SUS COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

SOCIAL DISTANCING AND THE SUS TUTORING PROGRAM
Together, we can slow the spread of COVID-19 by making a conscious effort to keep a physical distance between each other. Social distancing is proven to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the spread of illness during an outbreak. With patience and cooperation, we can all do our part.
NEW FEATURES
The SUS Tutoring Program team keeps working to bring you new options to catch up in your classes while maintaining the proper social distancing measures.
Starting April 6th, 2020 all of our Tutors and Tutees will be able to connect virtually on the Nimbus Learning app.
How to video chat with my Tutor?
Simply connect to your Nimbus Tutoring app, choose the class and tutor you would like to connect with. Choose the time, and when choosing a location, select: Online. The system will allow you to connect with your Tutor on the time of your meeting.
If you have any questions regarding this program, please visit:
https://www.ufvsus.ca/tutoring/
or email: vpstudents@ufvsus.ca


MARCH 26, SUS COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

During the COVID-19 Health Emergency, The Student Union Society will be updating its members regarding the status of the SUS services and about any concerns they may have. We will post here important information and or answers to these concerns to provide a tool that help our members understand the situation.

To know up-to-date information about the COVID-19 virus, please click here

IMPORTANT NOTICES

*For questions or more information about this referendum, please contact the SUS Vice-President Internal at:vpinternal@ufvsus.ca

MARCH 26, SUS COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

SUS OFFICES.

The Student Union Society (S1109) office is currently closed. This means that any in-person or telephone inquiries are not been received at the moment. However, the Student Executives and the SUS Operations teams are working remotely.

*If you have any questions regarding the SUS services, please contact:info@ufvsus.ca
*If you have any questions regarding your SUS government, please contact: president@ufvsus.ca

MARCH 19, MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Hello UFV Students:
There are many changes occurring in the UFV community and around the world regarding COVID-19. The UFV Student Union Society (SUS) will be closing on Friday, March 20thwith staff transitioning to a remote working environment. SUS has decided to take proactive measures to slow the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic by doing the following:

SPACE AND SERVICES CLOSURES:
Fair Grounds Coffee is currently closed
Streats Campus Restaurant is currently closed
U-PASS Distribution room is currently closed
Student Union Building is currently closed
Fair Grounds Coffee is currently closed
Streats Campus Restaurant is currently closed
U-PASS Distribution room is currently closed
Student Union Building is currently closed

*If you have any questions regarding the SUS services, please contact:info@ufvsus.ca
*If you have any questions regarding your SUS government, please contact: president@ufvsus.ca

MARCH 16, SUS SERVICES

SUS CAMPUS CONNECTOR
The UFV-SUS Campus Connector is currently not providing service on any route and or any run. We will update any changes to this status in this page and in our social media channels.

*If you have any questions regarding the SUS Campus Connector, please contact: info@ufvsus.ca

SUS HEALTH AND DENTAL PLAN
Your SUS Health and Dental plan is still active. If you signed up for the SUS H&D plan, you can still submit claims and use your benefits.

*If you have any questions regarding the SUS Campus Connector, please contact: info@ufvsus.ca
or visit http://www.studentcare.ca

SUS EVENTS
All SUS Events on Campus are currently cancelled until further notice.

*If you have any questions regarding SUS events, please contact: events@ufvsus.ca