Students

Safety

Safety & Risk Services (SRS)

Emergency: 778.782.4500
General enquiries: 778.782.3100
https://www.sfu.ca/srs

The SRS team responds to incidents involving safety and risk and supports individuals impacted by incidents that affect their safety or wellbeing.

Safe Walk

Burnaby: 778.782.3100
Surrey: 778.782.7070
Vancouver: 778.782.5029
https://www.sfu.ca/srs/campus-safety-security/public-safety/safe-walk.html

The Safe Walk Program provides a security escort to support individual safe travel on campus 24/7.

Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office (SVSPO)

Office: 778.782.7233
sv-support@sfu.ca
https://www.sfu.ca/sexual-violence

The SVSPO is a trauma informed and survivor-centered service which offers support to campus community members impacted by sexual violence and misconduct, regardless of when or where the incident took place. It offers confidential support, information and referrals at any SFU campus or an alternate location. The SVSPO also provides educational programming and initiatives.

Student Conduct Office

Michelle Verbrugghe, MEd, Director: 778.782.9456
Heather Roberts, MEd, CCC, Case Manager: 778.782.6601
sco@sfu.ca
https://www.sfu.ca/students/studentconduct

The office works with a multi-disciplinary team to respond to incidents of student crisis or threat and provides consultation services, support and education to the SFU community on the identification and response to concerning behavior. Issues of non-academic misconduct can be reported to the SCO.

Your Rights

Ombudsperson

Office: 778.782.4563
ombuds@sfu.ca
http://www.sfu.ca/ombudsperson

The Ombudsperson is an independent, impartial and confidential resource for students. Provides information and guidance on students' rights and responsibilities in relation to SFU policies and practices.

Human Rights Office (HRO)

778.782.4446
Marie Brunell, Director
mbrunell@sfu.ca
http://www.sfu.ca/humanrights

The HRO handles complaints from students, staff and faculty under SFU's human rights policy, which prohibits discrimination and harassment.

Wellbeing

Health & Counselling (HCS)

Burnaby: 778.782.4615
Vancouver: 778.782.5200
Surrey: 778.782.5200
http://www.sfu.ca/students/health/

This team of doctors, nurses, counsellors, psychiatrists and health promotion specialists collectively and positively influence health and well-being across SFU’s campuses. Doctor and counselling appointments available in Burnaby and Vancouver. Counselling available by appointment in Surrey.

My SSP (Student Support Program)

1.844.451.9700
Outside North America call 001.416.380.6578
https://www.sfu.ca/students/health/support/mental-health/my-ssp

My SSP is available 24/7, via app or phone, to all SFU students (graduate, undergraduate and post-doc). Students can access immediate and ongoing, confidential mental health and well-being support. Available in multiple languages from North America or abroad.

Interfaith Centre

778.782.3180
ifcadmin@sfu.ca
https://www.sfu.ca/students/interfaith.html

The Interfaith Centre seeks to facilitate living one’s faith, to support the spiritual well-being of students, staff and faculty, and to increase the understanding of and respect for religious beliefs and practices across all three campuses.

Universal/All-Gender Washrooms at SFU

Universal/All-Gender Washrooms at SFU

Learning Support

Centre for Accessible Learning

Office: 778.782.3112
caladmin@sfu.ca
https://www.sfu.ca/students/accessible-learning/
The CAL provides disability related information and support. The Centre can recommend academic accommodations to students as well as assist students and faculty in the implementation of disability-related services.

Student Learning Commons (SLC)

Burnaby/Vancouver: 778.782.4648
Surrey: 778.782.7614
Burnaby/Vancouver: learning-commons@sfu.ca
Surrey: slc-surrey@sfu.ca
https://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/slc

The SLC offers expert and friendly help with academic writing, learning, and study strategies in an environment of collaboration, discussion and peer learning.

Indigenous Student Centre (ISC)

Office: 778.782.6929
ask_isc@sfu.ca
http://www.sfu.ca/students/indigenous/
The ISC is a welcoming gathering space that provides holistic student support and services to Indigenous students.

First Nations Student Association (FNSA)

fnsa-board@sfu.ca
http://www.sfu.ca/olc/indigenous/fnsa
The FNSA is a student organization whose mandate is two-fold: to personally, academically and culturally support First Nations students (Inuit, Métis, Status and Non-Status) and to educate the campus community on First Nations issues.

International Student Services

Office: 778.782.4232
Iss_office@sfu.ca
https://www.sfu.ca/students/iss

ISS offers supports and services to international students and to students seeking info regarding international learning opportunities. ISS works with faculty wishing to develop international and intercultural learning opportunities.