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


  • Still Need Housing for Fall 2016?  Limited Number of Rooms Now Available: Due to last minute cancellations, we have a limited number of Residence rooms available in our first year Towers, Hamilton Hall and Downtown Vancouver Residence.  For Towers, you must be a full-time SFU or FIC student to quality.  For Hamilton Hall & Downtown Vancouver, you must be a registered graduate student.  All interested students should email ASAP.  In your email, please include your full name, student number, age, and number of SFU/FIC credits completed.
  • Spring 2017 Applications Opening on October 1st: If you have not forwarded your Fall 2016 application to Spring 2017 AND you are seriously interested in possibly obtaining housing for Spring 2017 and, please note that you can begin applying via our housing portal on October 1st.   
  • 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 September. Please note that the exterior demolition of the Louis Riel building will begin shortly 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: Fall 2016

Waitlist: Fall 2016

Graduate Vancouver Residence Full Active 
Graduate Hamilton Hall Full Active
Full Active
Undergraduate Shell/McTaggart Full Active
Undergraduate Townhouses Full Active

If you have any questions about building availability, please contact