Payment Methods

Making your $700 confirmation payment and accept your offer for housing

Once you are offered housing, you will be asked to make a non-refundable confirmation payment to accept and confirm your offer.  

  • This confirmation payment will be applied towards your residence fees for the term.
  • A confirmation payment is required prior to each term of your contract to indicate that you will be living in residence. See important dates.

NOTE:  The balance of your residence fees is due prior to each term.  See Residence fee due dates

  1. Log into MyPlace@SFU housing portal
  2. Choose application from the options at the top
  3. Choose the term for which you are confirming
  4. Follow the steps through the pages: Applications Status – Your Housing Offer etc.
  5. Read the Contract terms and Handbook in order to understand the conditions of your offer. This is a legal agreement. (If you are under the age of 19 you will be asked to go through the process of designating a parent, guardian, or custodian to review your contract before you can move to the next step.)
  6. Read and accept the Privacy Disclosure Agreement and indicate your insurance coverage
  7. Select your confirmation payment and choose your method of payment:

Option 1: Online Housing Portal - MyPlace@SFU

Options: credit card or Flywire (International banking).    

  • Make your non-refundable $700 payment by credit card, debit card, or Flywire / International banking. (Review your Contract details the conditions and dates for any exceptions for refunds)
  • Wait until you have been redirected back to your housing portal to ensure payment is received
  •  Click "Save & Continue" to update your confirmation to ‘offer accepted’

Option 2: In person at the Residence and Housing office: credit card, debit card, cheque or bank draft

  • You will need to have completed the steps above to accept your offer before coming in to make your payment in person

How to Pay Your Residence fees

Option 1: Online Housing Portal - MyPlace@SFU

Options: credit card or debit card, or Flywire (International banking option).

  1. Log into MyPlace@SFU housing portal  and choose Your Account from the top bar
  2. View your Account Balance showing your Residence and Housing fees (charges will show here as soon as they are posted to your account)
  3. Enter in your payment amounts and click 'Pay Now'
  4. Choose your method of payment and make your payment
  5. For credit and debit payments: wait until you have been redirected back to your housing portal to ensure payment is received
  6. Click "Save & Continue"

Note: Flywire payments will be received and updated on Your Account within four business days

Option 2: In person at the Residence and Housing office

Options: credit card, debit card, personal cheque or bank draft

 

Cash is not accepted at the Residence and Housing Office.  Residents may take their cash to a bank for a bank draft.