Welcome Day

Welcome Day schedule

Friday, January 3, 2020

Time Activity Location
1:30pm Check-in and Student Meet and Greet
Saywell Hall Atrium
2:00pm Welcome Panel Saywell Hall Atrium
2:30pm Faculty sessions - meet your advisors and class mates
Across Campus
3:30pm Fireside reception with SFU Services and Resources Convocation Mall



Parents, family and supporters orientation

This 2-hour presentation will offer parents, family and supporters of incoming students an opportunity to:

  • gain an understanding of the SFU transition process for new students
  • hear tips and tricks for supporting new students
  • be reminded of important dates and deadlines for new students
  • connect with fellow parents and family members of new students

This session will take place at Burnaby campus Welcome Day on Friday, January 3.




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Surrey Welcome Lunch

Monday, January 6, 2020

Time Activity Location
12:15pm Check-in TBD
12:30pm Welcome & Lunch TBD
1:00pm University Classrooms TBD
1:45pm Student Panel TBD
2:30pm Wrap-up TBD
2:45pm Optional Campus Tour Mezzanine




We are committed to making this event as accessible and barrier-free as possible.

Contact orientation@sfu.ca if you have any accessibility needs or require accommodations.

What to bring:

  • Refillable water bottle.
  • Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes as there will be time outside and lots of walking.
  • Small bag to carry any items you receive during the day. Please note there will be nowhere to store your belongings.

Welcome Day is a certified Gold Sustainable Event. The organizers are striving to reduce ecological, social and economic impacts wherever possible.

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