NEP Admission

Admission/Readmission to First Nations Studies 
Community Academic Outreach (FNEP)

Students from a partnership First Nations community interested in taking a First Nations Studies community academic outreach program must first apply for admission to SFU through First Nations Studies Education Programming (NEP) Admission. 

Readmission Application: Students who have completed a SFU Program or have a SFU credential or have been away from SFU from more than three consecutive academic terms and attended post-secondary institutions for academic study must apply for readmission to SFU as well.


The SFU FNEP Admission/Readmission Application and the SFU FNEP Supplemental Information Form were last updated and in effect from Summer 2016.

Basic PDF forms: 

Print, complete, sign, and return to SFU First Nations Studies

1) FNEP Admission/Readmission:  

      Click [ FNEP APPLICATION ]  


2) FNEP Supplementary Information Form

    Click [ FNEP Supplemental Form ]

Attention: FNEP Applicants

Please complete the Supplemental form if any of the categories below is applicable to you:

a) Completed less than 30 units (10 courses or less) of 
     post-secondary academic credit courses since high school.
b) Last attended school over 12 months ago or education was
     interrupted for more than six months.
c) Attended secondary school to Grade 11 (or Grade 10).
d) Applying as a Mature student (over 23 years old with no
     postsecondary education).

Fillable PDF forms:

Click the pdf icon below to open document.

Complete and email completed form to;
AND also print page 5, sign, and return
Department of First Nations Studies (by mail, fax (778-782-4989) or email (

Please complete, SIGN forms, and return all documents to:

Department of First Nations Studies (by mail, fax (778-782-4989) or email (


Official transcripts will be required if you have completed secondary and/or postsecondary work. Please request official transcript to be sent directly from your academic institution(s) to our office:

Department of First Nations Studies
Saywell Hall 9091
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6




Please completesign and return your original signed application (and/or supplement form) to:

Attention: Manager/Academic Advisor
Academic and Administrative Services 
Department of First Nations Studies, SFU
8888 University Drive, Saywell Hall 9091 
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

If returning by fax, please fax to 778-782-4989.  Thank you.

For FNEP Application completion assistance, please write to/email or call 778.782.4774.

See also FNEP Student Reactivation Application.

Note: There is an application fee of $75 (payable to SFU) due at the time of application. If you have sponsorship for this fee, please complete the SFU FNEP Indigenous Student Authorization Form and return it along with your SFU NEP application form to us.


Please arrange for original hardcopy official transcripts to be sent from your non-SFU academic institution to the Department of First Nations Studies at SFU to our address noted above.
Please ensure you have ordered the official transcipts by the time you submit your SFU FNEP Application (for admission). Thank you.


SFU Admission Requirements and General Information

SFU admission requirements and general information is available online at:

Aboriginal Undergraduate Admission
Information on Aboriginal Undergraduate Admission is found in the [ Special/Other ] tab on the SFU Admission Requirements webpage.

Aboriginal Peoples
The term Aboriginal Peoples refers to First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit peoples of Canada. 

Aboriginal Undergraduate Admission Policy

Aboriginal applicants who do not meet the competitive average set by individual faculties and schools can apply under the Aboriginal Undergraduate Admission Policy. Applicants must normally be high school graduates and meet the general university minimum requirements for admission.

Regular admission

Aboriginal applicants who meet the competitive average and general university requirements should apply directly to their faculty or program of choice. See for general university admission requirements.


This Page Updated:  April 28, 2017.