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More information for new students

SFU 101: Undergraduate Orientation

Starting classes in Summer 2017?

Be sure to start SFU 101: Online Orientation and register for Summer Welcome Day.

Together, SFU 101: Online Orientation and Welcome Day provide your online and in-person orientation to SFU. Additional orientation activities are available if you are going to live in residence or are an international, study abroad, or exchange student.

SFU 101: Online Orientation

SFU 101: Online Orientation is a free course for new undergraduate students designed to help prepare you for your first term and set you up for success. Students will learn about the academic culture, degree requirements, course enrollment procedures, and a wide range of opportunities and resources available to you at SFU. 

New undergraduate students will be invited to participate in the course in February 2017. Students are invited to the course once they have activated their SFU Computing ID. See to learn how to activate your SFU Computing ID.

Once you have activated your SFU Computing ID, please allow 3-4 business days to receive your SFU 101 invite in your SFU email account at

If you are experiencing issues accepting the course invitation, please attempt to accept the invitation the following day to allow our system to update your information. If you are still experiencing issues accessing the course, please send us an email at with your full name, computing ID, and student number.


Summer 2017 Welcome Day

Summer 2017 Welcome Day: May 5th, 2017 (afternoon)

Join us for an informative day that will:

  • officially launch your SFU experience
  • welcome you to your new campus community
  • help you start classes with confidence
  • connect you to fellow peers, faculty, and staff
  • help you find your way around campus and introduce you to key resources

Additional orientation activities

If you have confirmed a room in Residence, are an international, exchange or study abroad student, there are additional/ alternative orientation activities for you to attend.


Residence move-in begins May 4th, 2017. More information coming soon.

You can also attend Campus Welcome Day by learning more and registering above.

InternationaL Student Orientation

International Student Orientation will be on May 5th, 2017 (morning)

Click here for more information

Exchange and Study Abroad Student Orientation

Exchange and Study Abroad Student Orientation will be held on May 5th, 2017 (morning)

Click here for more information

Information for FIC Students

Visit for more information on FIC Orientation and to register.