Occupancy/Housing Availability

Current Term - Fall 2017



Burnaby Campus

Towers (Shadbolt, Barbara Rae, Pauline Jewett)

Tentatively full*
  Halls (Shell House and McTaggart Cowan Hall) Tentatively full*
  Townhouses Tentatively full
  Hamilton Hall (Graduate residence) Tentatively full*

Vancouver Campus

Vancouver Residence at the Charles Chang Innovation Centre Limited availability

*Tentatively Full – we occasionally have rooms that become available during the term. Please contact housing@sfu.ca

Upcoming Terms



Spring 2018

Applications open August 1, 2017 Offers begin November
Summer 2018 Applications open October 1, 2017 Offers begin February
Fall 2018 Applications open December 1, 2017 Offers begin February

Note: All students must meet the eligibility requirements to be considered for the spaces above. 

Undergraduate Waitlist Information

Spring 2018 Housing Waitlist is Now Closed

The wait list is closed for Spring 2018 applications but vacancies during the term often occur so if you are still looking for housing during the term please contact housing@sfu.ca for availability.

Things to Note:

  • There is no guarantee that an offer will be made.
  • Offers are made based on:
    • when you put your name on the list
    • What communities you are eligible for vs. what communities become available.
  • To receive an offer, you must have a completed residence application on file
  • If you are selected to receive an offer, we will attempt to contact you. If we are able to make contact with you and you do not already have an application on file we will instruct you to submit one immediately. If you complete the application immediately, we will then be able to send you an offer of Residence.
  • CHECK YOUR EMAIL OFTEN as all offers will be sent via email and may have short confirmation dates.


Questions about waitlists? See the undergraduate waitlist page for more information.

To apply and get on the waitlist, please access our housing portal.

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