Fall - Week of Welcome

Celebrate the beginning of the new term! This fun event provides support for new students as they transition into the SFU community, and welcomes back returning students. You'll find activities, games, prizes, food, and resources.  

Burnaby campus, Convocation mall

Tuesday, September 3, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Free BBQ Presented by Nester's Market and Grimm's Fine Foods, hosted by SFU Interfaith Centre @ 12:00 pm.

Other events:

  • Pros vs Joes: Sports Arena - Test your athletic ability against some of Canada's top student athletes!
  • Fire Pits
  • Student Mural Project
  • Giant Games
  • Student Chill Zone
  • Wipe Out
  • VR Deluxe

Wednesday, September 4, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Free BBQ @ 12:00 pm. Presented by Nester's Market and Grimm's Fine Foods, hosted by SFU Student Athlete Advisory Committee.

Henna artist @ 1:00 pm

Other events:

  • Mini Golf
  • Strike a Light
  • Tic Tac Throw
  • Fire Pits
  • Minute to Win It Challenge with The Point Church
  • Student Mural Project
  • Student Chill Zone

Thursday, September 5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Free Pancake Breakfast @ 11:00 am. Presented by SFSS and Nester's Market.

Other events:

  • Pros vs Joes: Double Throw Basketball - Test your athletic ability against some of Canada's top student athletes!
  • Campus & Community Resource Fair
  • Dance Dance Revolution
  • Foosball
  • Student Chill Zone
  • Fire Pits

Friday, September 6, 3:00 to 10:30 pm

Free cotton candy and slushies @ 3:00 pm
Free BBQ @ 5:30pm
Outdoor Movie Night - Avengers: Endgame @ 7:30pm.

Other events:

  • Double Throw Basketball
  • Inflatable Midway Games
  • Mini Golf
  • Jacob's Ladder Inflatable
  • Student Chill Zone
  • Fire Pits
  • Circus Performers
  • Wiggle Booth - GIF photobooth

Surrey campus, Mezzanine

Tuesday, September 3, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Free Pancake Breakfast @ 11:00am. Presented by the Surrey Campus Committee.
  • Free Earnest Ice Cream @ 12:00pm

Other events:

  • Playback
  • Maze Runner
  • Student Chill Zone
  • Ping pong, Foosball, Gaint Jenga, and Connect 4
  • Insta-spot

Wednesday, September 4, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Free BBQ hosted by SFU Student Engagement & Retention @ 12:00pm

Other events:

  • Campus & Community Resource Fair
  • Double Throw Basketball
  • Caricature Artist
  • Student Chill Zone
  • Foosball, Giant Jenga, and Connect 4
  • Insta-spot

Thursday, September 5, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Free BBQ @ 12:00 pm. Presented by the Surrey Campus Directors Office and SFU Student Engagement & Retention.

Other events:

  • Motorized World Cup Soccer
  • Ping pong, Foosball, Giant Jenga, and Connect 4
  • Student Chill Zone
  • Video Games (Wii, Xbox, PS4)
  • Insta-Spot

Friday, September 6, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • Free mini-donuts @ 12:00pm
  • Mini golf
  • Ping pong, Foosball, Giant Jenga, and Connect 4
  • Henna artist
  • Student Chill Zone
  • Insta-Spot

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