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Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre

515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3, (604) 2915000 Tel, (604) 2915060 Fax, www.harbour.sfu.ca

Associate Vice-President

W.G. Gill BA, MA, PhD (Br Col)

Simon Fraser University is committed to the renewal of individuals and organizations through programs of advanced learning.

The Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver provides continuity between work and study within an environment created specifically for advanced learning. Built largely through private sector funding, it offers a range of programs and services directed to mid-career intellectual and professional growth.

With over 200,000 square feet of instructional resources, the campus currently serves over 60,000 people annually. Each semester 2,000 undergraduates and 400 graduate students take credit courses, and thousands of individuals, groups and companies take advantage of continuing studies education opportunities and public programs, or use the campus for public, corporate and other meetings. Classrooms, lecture theatres, meeting rooms and laboratories are designed and equipped to maximize the learning experience.

The Harbour Centre campus opened in 1989, the result of a close collaboration of the University and the business, professional and cultural communities, the City of Vancouver and the Province of British Columbia. This association has grown as the University continues to seek the advice and participation of the downtown community in the development of Harbour Centre's mission and programs. Evidence of that continuing partnership is the new Technology, Innovation, Management and Entrepreneurship (TIME) Centre which supports the advanced education and research needs of the high technology sector.

Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue

580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver V6B 5K3, 778.782 -5800 Tel, 778.782 -5060 Fax, dialogue@sfu.ca

The latest addition to the Harbour Centre campus is the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue opened in September 2000. A dedicated conference centre, this 42,000 square foot facility is available for use by university, business and community clients for a variety of events, and is the site for special university programming. It is a place where leaders and groups from all sectors come to meet and resolve local, national and international issues.

Its unique features include the Asia Pacific Hall, with seating in the round for 154 people, which recognizes the federal government's support and honors Canada's Year of Asia Pacific. The University's former chancellor, Dr. Joseph Segal, who gave outstanding leadership to the drive to build Harbour Centre, chairs the Council for the Wosk Centre. The heritage building was a gift to the University from Allied Holdings, developer of the adjacent hotel, condominium and retail complex.

Information and Registration Services

778.782 5000 Tel, 778.782 5060 Fax, 9 am - 7:30 pm Monday to Thursday, 9 am - 5 pm Friday, (reduced hours in effect during semester breaks),


R.B. MacLeod BComm (Mt All)

The office provides a wide range of services for all Harbour Centre students and prospective students including, but not limited to:

The Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre catalogue of programs, courses and events as well as brochures describing individual programs are available at Information and Registration Services.

Admission and Registration

Registration in undergraduate and graduate courses is a two step process. Students must first have been admitted to the University before they may choose the courses in which they wish to participate. Prospective applicants should note that admission to the University is competitive and that applications should be completed as early as possible. It is also important to note that consideration for admission is given for the University as a whole and is not specific to any campus. Therefore, students wishing to take undergraduate or graduate courses only at the Harbour Centre campus must meet all the admission requirements as approved by the University senate. For further information about undergraduate or graduate entrance to Simon Fraser University, please see the appropriate sections of this Calendar .

Those who are currently students of the University can select Harbour Centre courses through the usual course registration process. For detailed information on undergraduate course selection, please refer to the Registration section and for graduate information, please see the General Regulations, Graduate section.

Registration for and/or admission to most credit free programs is ongoing and continues until the program or course is full. Interested students should call Continuing Studies at 778.782 5100 for information about specific programs.

Samuel and Frances Belzberg Library

778.782 5050 Tel, 778.782 5052 Fax, 10 am - 9 pm Monday to Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday, 10 am - 5 pm Saturday (reduced hours are in effect during semester breaks),


K.V. Marotz BA (S Fraser), MLS (Br Col)

Belzberg Library serves students, staff and faculty of Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre with a range of library services including reference assistance, loan of library material, access to course reserve items and requests for materials from the W.A.C. Bennett Library at the Burnaby campus. Online services form an essential element of this electronic library. A webbased catalogue, searches of commercial and public databases, CDROM systems, and access to library files on the campus network are all available.

The library collection is developing to support the courses and programs offered downtown. It currently consists of over 8,000 books and several hundred journal titles as well as microfilm and fiche collections.

Library Cards: The student identification card serves as library card; it is issued to Harbour Centre students enrolled in credit courses by Information and Registration Services. Students in creditfree courses at Harbour Centre may request a library card from the Belzberg Library. Cards for external users are available for an annual fee of $50.00.

Textbooks: All downtown credit and creditfree course textbooks are sold from a branch of the Simon Fraser University Bookstore located in the Harbour Centre Mall.

Academic Computing Services

Royal Bank Instructional Computing Facility

778.782 5030 Tel, 10 am - 10 pm Monday to Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday, 10 am - 12 noon, 1 pm - 5 pm Saturday, closed Sunday,

Senior Systems Consultant

M. Jutras

The Royal Bank Instructional Computing Facility at the Harbour Centre campus has four well equipped teaching labs and a dropin centre that may be used by students, faculty and Simon Fraser University staff in support of the academic and professional development programs offered at the downtown campus. When the teaching labs are not being used for scheduled classes or tutorials they are available for dropin use. All users must be part of the University community and are required to have a valid student card or an authorized provisional use card.

Macintosh Lab: Equipped with 16 Apple Macintosh 7200/90 microcomputers for students and an additional machine connected to an overhead LCD display for use by the instructor. A color scanner, CDROM drives and zip drives are also included. The lab is connected to a Novell network server, HP4si laser printer, as well as Unix, other campus network services, and the Internet.

IBM Lab: Equipped with 16 AST Pentium 200 microcomputers for students and an additional machine connected to an overhead display for use by the instructor. The lab is connected to a Novell network server, laser printer, as well as Unix and other campus network services.

IBM Annex Lab: Equipped with eight student machines and one instructor machine. this smaller lab has the same equipment and services as the main IBM lab.

DropIn Centre: Equipped with six Macintosh and 10 AST Pentium 200 microcomputers offering the same services as the other two labs. This area may not be reserved.

Himie Koshevoy Publishing Lab

Hours 10 am - 10 pm Monday to Thursday, 10 am - 7:00 pm Friday, 10 am - 12 noon, 1 pm - 5 pm Saturday, closed Sunday

The Himie Koshevoy Publishing Lab, located on the second floor at Harbour Centre, is equipped with 18 Macintosh G3 computers with two page color displays, an 11x17 printer, color scanner, CDROM player and zip drives. Access is by means of a valid SFU picture ID card.

Lectures, Exhibitions and Special Events

778.782 5100 Tel, cs_hc@sfu.ca

Simon Fraser's campus community and the general public are invited to attend the many public lectures and special events held at Harbour Centre. These events include the Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation lectures in the liberal arts, city program lectures and others. Public events are free, but seating is limited. In most cases reservations are recommended. Please contact us to add your name to the mailing list.

Teck Gallery

778.782 4266 Tel

The Teck Gallery lounge in the concourse of the downtown campus shows regular exhibitions of art and design. The emphasis is local, with some international and historical exhibitions. Both western and eastern traditions are represented.

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Simon Fraser University offers graduate and undergraduate programs as well as professional development programs at the Harbour Centre campus. These programs are directed toward the advanced recurring educational needs of the urban populace.

At the introductory undergraduate level are certificate programs requiring approximately 30 credit hours of study. Diploma programs consist primarily of third and fourth year undergraduate courses. Courses for the programs listed below are often offered at the Harbour Centre campus. Refer to the Calendar Index to locate information about these programs.

Certificate in Actuarial Mathematics

Certificate in Applied Human Nutrition

Certificate in Chinese Studies

Certificate in Computing Studies

Certificate in Criminology (general and advanced)

Certificate in Family Studies

Certificate in First Nations Language Proficiency

Certificate in French Canadian Studies

Certificate in French Language Proficiency

Certificate in Health and Fitness Studies

Certificate in Liberal Arts

Certificate in Literacy Instruction

Certificate in Native Studies Research

Certificate in Public History

Certificate for Senior Citizens

Certificate in Spanish Language Proficiency

Certificate in Spatial Information Systems

Certificate in Teaching ESL Linguistics

Certificate in Urban Studies

Certificate in Women's Studies

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Communication

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Community Economic Development

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Computing Science

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Criminology

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Environmental Toxicology

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Ethnic and Intercultural Relations

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Gerontology

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Humanities

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Kinesiology

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Public History

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Social Policy Issues

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Urban Studies

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (online)

Additional undergraduate courses are also offered on a regular basis in business administration, international communication and other disciplines. For current offerings telephone 778.782 5000.

At the graduate level, five programs are offered at Harbour Centre at the present time - the executive master of business administration, the master of arts in gerontology, the master of arts in liberal studies, the master of publishing and the master of business administration in the management of technology - with other programs under development.

Continuing Studies

778.782 5100 Tel, 778.782 5098 Fax,


C. Yerbury BEd, MA, PhD (S Fraser)

Associate Dean

A. Cowan BA (Tor), MA (Carleton)

Harbour Centre programs address advanced recurring educational needs of the downtown business, professional and cultural communities through graduate degrees, undergraduate and degree completion programs and selected certificate programs. Also offered are intensive, specialized short courses, seminars and conferences developed from University and community resources.

Participants in the latter category are not required to be formally admitted to the University, although some programs have their own admission requirements. As a rule, there are no examinations and no university credit is awarded. In every other way these programs meet the high standards of university level instruction.

The University awards certificates for completion of selected programs of creditfree study that have been approved by senate and meet specific criteria, including a minimum of 120 credit hours and formal evaluation.

Programs are held during the day, evening and on weekends. They are taught by faculty from the University, business, the arts and the professions.

For more detailed program information, or to enquire about inhouse programs which can be developed for companies and organizations, refer to the Continuing Studies section of the Calendar, or call the Continuing Studies general office at 778.782 5100.

Harbour Centre Research Institutes

The following institutes and centres are based at the Harbour Centre campus and provide a conducive environment for research. Consult the Calendar Index to locate further details about these organizations.

Institute for Applied Algorithms and Optimization Research

Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children

Gerontology Research Centre

David SeeChai Lam Centre for International Communication

Centre for Experimental and Constructive Mathematics

Geraldine and Tong Louie Centre for Rehabilitation, Ergonomics and Human Performance

Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences

Council for North American Business Studies

Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology

Scotiabank Resource Centre for Women Entrepreneurs

7th Floor Media

Simon Fraser University/University of British Columbia Centre for the Study of Government and Business

TeleLearning Network of Centre of Excellence

W.J. VanDusen BC Business Studies Institute

TIME Centre

778.782.4984 Tel, www.sfu.ca/time

The Technology, Innovation, Management and Entrepreneurship (TIME) Centre is a Simon Fraser University initiative to support technological enterprise in BC. Comprising the entire seventh floor of the Spencer Building at Harbour Centre, its anchor participants are the Faculties of Business Administration and Applied Sciences. In addition it houses the Centre for Experimental and Computational Mathematics, Poly Lab, 7th Floor Media, TeleLearning Network of Centres of Excellence, the TIME Business Centre and TIME Ventures and a university-industry liaison office.

Harbour Centre Services

Health, Counselling and Career Centre - Harbour Centre

300 Harbour Centre, 778.782 5200 Tel

The Harbour Centre Health Services is open from 8:30 am to 5 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 to 11:30 am Friday.

Health Services provides a full range of medical care for students, faculty and staff. Physicians provide medical care in the same manner as a family doctor. Referrals are made for special health problems, surgical procedures, X-rays or special lab tests.

Medical files are maintained in the strictest confidence.

Simon Fraser University Bookstore at Harbour Centre

778.782 5048 Tel, 778.782 5219 Fax,
www.sfu.ca/bookstore, hcbooks@sfu.ca

The Simon Fraser University Bookstore at Harbour Centre is located in the Harbour Centre Mall. The Bookstore carries general books and textbooks for courses offered at the Harbour Centre campus. The Bookstore also carries Simon Fraser University crested sportswear and memorabilia, stationery and speciality gift items.

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