SFU Continuing Studies Campuses

SFU has three accessible campuses in downtown Vancouver, Surrey and Burnaby. Most Continuing Studies courses are conveniently located in Vancouver and Surrey

SFU acknowledges the Squamish, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie and Kwikwetlem peoples on whose traditional territories our three campuses stand.


SFU's Vancouver campus

SFU's Vancouver campus, which consists of several buildings, is conveniently located in the heart of downtown. Most Continuing Studies courses take place at Harbour Centre (look for the observation deck at the top of the building), which is across the street from Waterfront Station, the main transit terminus for the SeaBus, SkyTrain and West Coast Express.

Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Getting here is easy, and we offer several resources to make your learning experience as convenient as possible. For details like directions, where to park, and more, check our FAQ section below.

For information on other SFU Vancouver locations, visit the SFU Vancouver website

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to SFU's Vancouver campus?

Our Vancouver campus at Harbour Centre is easily accessible by public transit or car. If you take transit to Waterfront Station, walk south across Cordova Street to Harbour Centre. You can also reach Harbour Centre from Seymour and Hastings streets.

Download a map and directions.

For public transit routes and schedules, visit the TransLink website.

Where can I park my car?

There are many parking garages around SFU’s Vancouver campus. The closest is Impark at 450 W Cordova Street, between Richards and Homer. This lot offers a reduced parking rate, Monday to Friday, to students currently registered in SFU Continuing Studies non-credit courses with a valid parking pass. To obtain a pass, visit Continuing Studies reception during office hours. The rates are as follows:

Monday to Friday

  • Arrive between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., leave between 6 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.: $6
  • Arrive between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., leave between 6 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.: $3

The Harbour Centre underground parkade also has limited public parking available.

For accessible parking, we recommend you contact Facilities Services at SFU’s Vancouver Campus (778-782-7891 or fsv_help@sfu.ca).

Where can I lock up my bike?

Bicycle racks are available at Harbour Centre's Hastings Street entrance.

How do I find the classroom or lecture theatre?

If you are taking a course, refer to your confirmation letter for the room number. When you are on campus, consult the electronic directory located next to the Samuel and Frances Belzberg library near the Hastings Street entrance. The Campus Security desk, which is located on the main floor next to Registrar and Information Services, can help you with directions.

Is SFU's Vancouver campus wheelchair-accessible?

Our Vancouver campus is accessible to everyone with mobility difficulties. If you need help, visit the Campus Security desk, which is located on the main floor next to Registrar and Information Services, or call 778-782-5029.

Where can I buy my textbooks?

Once you have registered for a course, we will notify you of any required textbooks, and you can purchase them from the SFU Bookstore.

Can I get an escort to the parkade or Waterfront Station after an evening class or lecture?

SFU's Safe Walk Program offers an escort to Waterfront Station, the Cordova Street parkade, or anywhere else within a two-block radius of the Harbour Centre building. To use this service, visit the Campus Security desk, which is located on the main floor next to Registrar and Information Services, call 778-782-5029, or dial 12 from a classroom phone.

Can I purchase lunch or dinner on campus?

Our Vancouver campus's main building is located above Harbour Centre Mall, which offers several quick-service meal options in the food court. There are also many restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance of Harbour Centre.