Academic Advising and Student Affairs

A Message To Our FAS Students

March 18th, 2020:

We appreciate your patience as we review our academic advising services to ensure that you continue to receive support as SFU moves away from in-person instruction.

In light of the recent developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, some students have left the campus, while others have flown back home. Wherever you are, the Faculty of Applied Sciences’ Student Affairs Unit is committed to providing you with remote academic advising.

As we move away from in-person advising, here is how you can connect with us: 

Phone Advising (778-782-9256)

If you reach our voicemail system, please leave a detailed message including your SFU Student Number and the best phone number to reach you.

Email Advising (

Current students, please include your SFU Student Number and SFU Advising Transcript in your email if you have access to them.

Video Appointment

We are currently exploring options to provide video call appointments. When contacting us via email or phone, please indicate if you would prefer to schedule a video call with us instead.

If you have any questions about COVID-19 or the latest updates from SFU, please visit

This is a challenging and uncertain time and you might experience higher levels of stress. Please remember that all SFU students have access to free and confidential counselling support. You can call SFU Health and Counselling Services at 778.782.4615 or MySSP at 1.844.451.9700. Additional information about the MySSP app can be found here:

Stay safe and healthy everyone, and we will get through this together.

Daniela, Angelica, Jan, Danyu, Nancy, Charly, Kevin, Tessa and Sarah
Student Affairs Unit, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Important Updates From SFU

March 26: SFU provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding Admissions (see update).

March 24: SFU has changed the grading/withdrawal policies for the Spring 2020 term (see update).

March 23: SFU has announced all instruction will be offered through remote methods during the upcoming Summer 2020 term – there will be no face-to-face instruction and no requirements for students to attend exams in person (see update).

General support for students related to COVID-19:

Zhejiang Dual Degree Program Advising

Students in the SFU-Zhejiang University Dual Degree Program should contact:

Student Affairs

Learn about the FAS TechConnect Program

Learn about the FAS Competition

Learn about our FAS Student Societies

FAS Advising Information: 


SFU Health and Counselling Services:

SFU Phone: 778-782-4615 or
MySSP Phone: 1-844-451-9700