1st and 2nd Year:

The Towers


2nd Year - 4th Year:

McTaggart-Cowan Hall


2nd Year - 4th Year :

Shell House


2nd Year - 4th Year

Graduate Students (Overflow):

The Townhouses


Graduate Students:

Hamilton Hall


Graduate Students:

Vancouver Residence


  • Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 Applications Open on December 1st:  All prospective and current SFU and FIC students interested in applying for Residence & Housing for both the Summer (May - August) and Fall (September - December) terms should note that we will start taking applications via the Housing Portal on December 1, 2016.  SFU students are encoruaged to apply for housing at the same time that they apply for admissions to SFU.    
  • Do you want to cancel your Residence Contract at the end of this term? If you are an undergraduate student or a graduate student living in Hamilton Hall, you should have received an email last week asking you to complete our online questionnaire IF you wish to CANCEL your residence contract at the end of this term (Fall 2016).   Students who wish to cancel, should complete the Questionnaire by 4:30PM on Monday, October 24th.  If you did not receive this email, please contact with your name and student number.
  • Spring 2017 Applications Now Open: If you are an FIC or SFU student seriously interested in possibly obtaining housing for Spring 2017 please note that you can now apply via our housing portal.  We greatly encourage all interested applicants to apply ASAP.    
  • Increased Residence Construction Activity: Residents should be aware that the SFU Residence area is currently undergoing increased construction activity, which has resulted in increased traffic, intermittent roadway and pathway closures and construction noise until the end of November. Please note that the exterior demolition of the Louis Riel building is underway and all residents are advised to use the Towers Breezeway as their main route to move around the Residence area until further notice.  Please refer to the Residence Construction Updates page to view a map of the construction zones and updates on the various projects currently underway.

Occupancy/Housing Availability

Student Type


Availability: Spring 2017

Waitlist: Spring 2017

Graduate Vancouver Residence Available Not Active
Graduate Hamilton Hall Available Not Active
Available Not Active
Undergraduate Shell/McTaggart Available Not Active
Undergraduate Townhouses Available Not Active

If you have any questions about building availability, please contact