FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where can I park for my meeting or event?

Burnaby

We have multiple locations for visitors to park on campus - please contact your event manager about daily single vehicle and parking lot rental rates. Find the campus parking map here

Surrey

There is currently no event parking on Surrey campus. There are paid parking lots in the vicinity of SFU Surrey available for visitors to use (These lots are public and SFU takes no responsibility for their management). Find the City of Surrey pay parking station map here

Paid parking lots: 

  • Safeway at 104 Avenue and King George Boulevard

  • 7-11 & CIBC at 102 Avenue and King George Boulevard

  • City Hall at 104 Avenue and University Drive

  • North Surrey Recreation Centre

  • 10294 City Pkwy

Vancouver

Pay parking is available at several locations throughout downtown Vancouver. We recommend checking Parkopedia for the most up to date rates.

Closest Lots:

  • Harbour Centre underground - Impark Lot #123 (500 Cordova St) or Lot #143 (450 Cordova St)

  • Conference Plaza underground (515 W Pender St – enter off Seymour or Richards)

Can we provide our own food and beverage for our event?

Burnaby, Surrey & Vancouver

All food and beverage services must be exclusively supplied by our preferred caterers. Food and beverage products may not be brought in from outside. 

We look forward to working with you to ensure your event is a success. Catering is part of a great conference experience. We want to make sure that your delegates not only have a productive meeting, but remember the superb food services they enjoyed at Simon Fraser University. Please contact your event manager for copies of our catering menus. Find Surrey and Vancouver catering information here. 

I’m an SFU Alumni, do you have any special rates?

Yes, please refer to the meeting and event space section of your alumni campus service benefits. 

Do you accommodate film or TV shoots?

Yes, we offer services for film and TV productions. If you're interested in using a Simon Fraser University campus location for your next production, we're currently adhering to a set of specific COVID-19 Protocols for all filming at SFU. For inquiries, please contact filming@sfu.ca

How does MECS integrate sustainability into their events?

Sustainability is important to us. Please review our sustainability programs and sustainability policy. Our event team is happy to accommodate your specific sustainability needs. Please discuss with your event manager. 

Can I book outdoor spaces? 

Yes, we have covered and uncovered outdoor locations at Burnaby campus you are able to book. Review the Outdoor Spaces page or contact your event manager.