Virtual Orientation

Please use this section to get settled, find support and take advantage of university services. 

Pre-Arrival Checklist


Welcome to the virtual orientation page for SFU's new graduate students.

We're glad you've chosen to come to SFU, Canada's top comprehensive university.

Please familiarize yourself with the contents of this orientation section, and with the Graduate Student Admission Handbook (pdf).

If you're on Facebook, we invite you to join your fellow incoming grad students and postdoctoral fellows in our semi-private Facebook groups:

We do understand that this can be an overwhelming amount of information, so we've provided a helpful checklist on these pages, and broken it up into useful sections depending on where you are in the orientation process.

You may also wish to consult: