Graduate Studies Guide: Graduate Student Offices, Computer Lab and Meeting Spaces

Office Spaces

TA Offices: AQ 6150A and AQ 6150B

These shared offices are for the use of teaching assistants. Graduate students who have been assigned TA positions will be provided access to these offices.

PhD Shared Offices: AQ 5088 and 5089

These assigned rooms are not equipped with telephones or computers. For access, please see the Program Assistant in AQ 5054.1

Study Rooms in W.A.C. Bennett Library

Lockable study rooms in the W.A.C. Bennett Library are available for masters or doctoral students who are writing their thesis and

  • have completed all degree requirements except the thesis;
  • are registered full-time; and
  • are not employed at the university except as a TA/TM or research assistant.

Application for Library Study Room

Computers and photocopying

Dr. Hilal Ozcetin Graduate Computer Lab: AQ 5076

This shared computer lab contains four PC computers and a printer for the exclusive use of SA graduate students. The Department provides one toner cartridge and one ream of paper per term. The room is entered via a door access code.

Graduate Research Commons: 7th floor of W.A.C. Bennett Library

The Graduate Research Commons provide computers with research-oriented software, tech support, workstations, and other research support for the exclusive use of SFU graduate students.

Photocopying: At present, in-department photocopying and networked printing is available only to teaching assistants, tutor-markers and research assistants on payroll.

Meeting Rooms

Ellen Gee Common Room: AQ 5067

The Ellen Gee Common Room may be used for meetings, events and study groups/gatherings. Graduate students are provided key code access to the room and may access it as long as the room is available. A booking calendar is maintained by the SA Undergraduate Program Assistant and posted on the door monthly. For scheduled meetings or events, graduate students are encouraged to book the room in advance by sending an email to to ensure availability.

SA Small Meeting Room: AQ 5070

The small meeting room may be booked for meetings or study sessions during office hours (9:00 am-4:00 pm). This room can accommodate 3-4 people comfortably, with enough seating for up to 6 people. To book, send a request by email to at least two (2) business days in advance. After hours use is not permitted for security reasons.

On the day of the booking, please come to the SA main office (AQ 5054) to sign out the room key from one of our staff members. Please remove any food waste from the room and return the key immediately after the meeting.

Consultation Rooms in the Graduate Research Commons: 7th floor of Bennett Library

These group study rooms may be booked online using your SFU ID and password.