SFU Residence and Housing provides an inclusive, diverse, and vibrant community where your story develops, lifelong friendships are etched, learning is an everyday experience, and passions are pursued. Your Community. Your Journey. Your Story.

  • Studies show that students who live in residence have
Higher GPA's
Greater Academic Success
higher graduation and retention rates from 1st to 2nd year

Welcome to Your New Community

Living at SFU Residence is more than having a place to sleep, it is also about building lifelong friendships. See how living in residence has helped these six students connect, grow and learn together in ways that none of them could have imagined on the day that they moved-in. 

Burnaby Campus: Undergraduate Students

The Towers

Burnaby Campus: Undergraduate Students

McTaggart-Cowan Hall

Burnaby Campus: Undergraduate Students

Shell House

Burnaby Campus: Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students (Overflow):

The Townhouses

Burnaby Campus: Graduate Students

Hamilton Hall

Vancouver Campus: Graduate Students

SFU Residence at the Charles Chang Innovation Centre 

Important Dates 

January 1 | Move-In Day

January 3| Deadline to Move-In / First day of Classes

February 1 | Balance of Residence Fees Due

February 12 | Family Day (No Classes)

February 13 - 18 | Reading Break (No Classes)

March 30 | Good Friday (No Classes)

April 2 | Easter Monday (No Classes)

April 10 | Last Day of Classes

April 11 - 23 | 23-Hour Quiet Hours (Exam Period)

April 24 | Move-Out Deadline 12PM/Noon

April 27 - 29 | Room Switch Peroid for Students Moving Into Summer Housing


January 8 - March 31, 2018: The SFU Residence and Housing Universal WiFi project with Shaw

Shaw will be entering private residences rooms and/or townhouse units throughout the term to install Universal WiFi across residence and housing. Check your SFU email regularly for updates. Please note that Shaw may require to enter rooms on multiple occassions in order to install the universal WiFi. An email notification will be sent to you prior to your assigned date.