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CAMPUS CONNECTOR CONTRACT SUSPENDED. RFP IN PROGRESS
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June 11th, 2020

Fellow UFV Students and SUS Members,

As highlighted through the April 2020 Referendum, the SUS has been in long-term negotiations with the bus company to extend the Campus Connector contract and improve the service. These negotiations were postponed due to the results of the referendum; as you, our members voted against the fee increase to improve the service. 


Due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), UFV transitioned to an online-only format for the Summer semester, therefore the Campus Connector services and all related fees have currently
been suspended.


UFV has announced that the majority of courses will be delivered in an online format for the upcoming Fall Semester 2020. The SUS therefore will be suspending the Campus Connector Service for the rest of the year, bringing us to an eight-month halt of the service (May to December 2020). The Campus Connector Fees will therefore not be collected for the
Fall 2020 Semester.


The Board has made the decision not to extend the contract with the current company that provides the bus service, and with the support of The UFV procurement department, is currently working on a Request for Proposal (RFP). The SUS is hopeful that there will be a suitable proposal to publish by Summer 2020.


Any further information regarding the Campus Connector will be sent to you by e-mail, will appear in our social media channels, and be posted on our Press Release website: https://ufvsus.ca/press.html


As a student myself, I recognize how challenging things can be right now, so if you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out and contact me at:
president@ufvsus.ca.

Sincerely,
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Jessica Levesque

SUS President

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