Academic Advising and Student Affairs

Upcoming Live Advising

New Students

  • June 23, 2020 2:00pm-3:15pm - CMPT and ENSC students RSVP
  • June 25, 2020 12:00pm-12:45pm - Transfer students RSVP
  • June 29, 2020 2:00pm-3:15pm - SoSy, MSE, SEE students RSVP
  • July 7, 2020 12:00pm-1:00pm - All students RSVP

Drop-in (1:1)

  • June 22, 2020 10:30am-11:30am RSVP
  • June 26, 2020 1:30pm-2:30pm RSVP
  • June 30, 2020 1:30pm-2:30pm RSVP
  • July 3, 2020 1:30pm-2:30pm RSVP

Chats (Group Questions)

  • July 9, 2020 12:00pm-12:30pm RSVP
  • July 13, 2020 12:30pm-1:00pm RSVP
  • July 15, 2020 12:00pm-12:30pm RSVP

A Message To Our FAS Students

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

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

General support for students related to COVID-19:

Stay Connected

Join an Emotional Support Group

Open to all SFU students. Connect with others, share how you're feeling, and receive support. 

Join Creative Collective's Virtual Creativity and Craft Sessions

Open to all SFU students. Connect with others, create space for well-being by doing crafts individually, but together! Different themes each session, or you can "bring your own craft."

FAS Advising Information: 


SFU Health and Counselling Services:

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

Zhejiang Dual Degree Program Advising

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

Advising Resources

Additional resources that may assist you during this unprecedented time of online learning:

Success Strategies for Online Courses
EDx How to Learn Online

Ever wonder why you were wait listed? Download this document to understand how the Faculty of Applied Sciences wait-list work.