Special Arrangements (SAR)

Degrees available:

  • PhD

Please consult the SAR website for admission requirements.


Apply through our online application system. For details on the application process please consult the SAR website.

If you have admission-related questions, please email gradstudies@sfu.ca.

Mail your official transcripts to:
Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows
Simon Fraser University
Maggie Benston Centre 1100
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6

SAR application dates

Intake: Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 (please note that there is no intake for Spring 2017)

  • OPEN: October 15
  • CLOSE: February 15
Gregory (tim) Kelly, SAR student, believes SAR offers independence and flexibility, but also guidance from committee members