Room Selection

IMPORTANT NOTICES

  • Room selection (via the Housing Portal) for the Fall 2018 term will be open from 9:00 AM on June 18th to 11:59 PM on June 26th.  
  • *Note: You do not need to participate in room selection. If you do not select a room, a room will be assigned to you.
  • Living Learning Community (LLC) Students: as all LLC students must live on the floor where their LLC is located, room selection is NOT available for our LLC communities.

Dates for Room Selection (Fall 2018 Term)

Room selection will only be available to students with a confirmed housing offer (i.e. students who have paid the $700 deposit) by June 1, 2018. 

Instructions will be sent via email on the week of June 11th. Room Selection will be open to eligible residents during the following time periods:

  • In-room (Summer 2018) Townhouse residents (with at least one confirmed roommate): June 18th to 21st
  • In-room (Summer 2018) Towers, McTaggart & Shell House residents: June 18th to 21st (Students in Living Learning Communities will be assigned a room in their LLC area)
  • Incoming Townhouse residents (with at least one confirmed roommate): June 19th to 25th only available to students with roommate groups: June 19th to 25th 4 roomates and June 20th to 25th 2-3 roomates
  • Incoming Towers, McTaggart & Shell House residents:
    • Shell House & McTaggart – June 20th to June 26th
    • Towers - June 20th - June 26th
  • Hamilton Hall: Not available
  • Vancouver Graduate Residence: Not available

If you are eligible to select your own room, you will need to login to the Housing Portal during the dates & times noted above to select your room.

View Living Spaces and Floor Plans

If you are eligible to select your own room, you will need to login to the Housing Portal during the dates & times noted above to select your room.

For building & room layouts, please select a floorplan:

NOTE: Students who do not select their own room during the scheduled dates OR students who confirmed for Residence after the dates above, will have their rooms assigned to them by the Room Assignments Coordinator.  If you have any questions, please email housing@sfu.ca.

How to Select Your Room

If you are eligible for room selection, you will need to login to the Housing Portal during the dates & times noted above to select your room.

Important: 

  • Room selection is first come-first served.
  • Only rooms that are available for room selection or not already selected will show for your selection.
  • Only rooms that match your offer type will be available for you to select from.
  • Make sure to follow the instructions below and make your room selection carefully.  Once you select your room, you will not be able to change your selection.
Townhouses: You must have at least one confirmed roommate to participate in room selection. Otherwise, you will be assigned a room. Your roommates must also have confirmed offers to be placed with you during room selection.
 
Steps:
  • Log into your Housing Portal and select 'room selection' from the top options.
  • Choose your building or townhouse block from the options
  • Choose your floor or specific townhouse from the available options. (You can adjust the filters on the side to narrow your choices.) 
  • Assign yourself to a specific room. If you have roommates for your townhouse, you will be able to assign your confirmed roommates at this time. 

Room Selection Instructions with screen shots  

Specialty Floors Fall 2018

Building & Type  Location 
Shell House - Single Gender Female Floor  
4th Floor (Central and side Wing)
   
McTaggart-Cowan Hall - Study Intensive 4000 (Side Wing)  

McTaggart-Cowan Hall - Living Learning Communities

(Not available for room selection)

Rooms (2401 - 2423)

Tooms (3401 - 3425)

Rooms (4401 - 4425)

Towers - Single Gender Female Floor Shadbolt 6th Floor
Barbara Rae 7th Floor
Pauline Jewett 6th and 7th Floor  
Towers - Single Gender Male floor Pauline Jewett 4th Floor  
Towers - Study Intensive

Shadbolt 7th Floor
Barbara Rae 8th Floor

Pauline Jewett - 8th floor

   

See Below for Building Locations