First-Year Experience

Welcome and congratulations on your admission to the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology (FCAT)!

We are excited to have you join us in the next chapter of your education. In FCAT, you will learn to be a problem solver, work in team environments with people from multiple disciplines, and find work in the ever-growing creative economy. Our teaching encourages creativity, innovation, and the exploration of ideas. The future is bright for students in FCAT and we are pleased that you will be joining us.

Activities for new undergraduate FCAT students:

All new students are encouraged to complete the SFU Next Steps Online Orientation as well as attend our program-specific activities.

Each of our programs will host online course planning and registration sessions in June and Welcome/Orientation Events late-August.

Each of these sessions will provide the opportunity to meet your fellow classmates, and connect with staff and faculty who will support your transition to SFU.

Please view details below.

School for the Contemporary Arts

Mid April
Start University Prep: Online Orientation

May 24, 2018
Next Steps: Burnaby

June 26 - 28, 2018
How to Register Workshops

Mid July
Course Enrollment Begins 

August 28, 2018
SCA Orientation 

September 4, 2018
First Day of Classes

School of Interactive Arts & Technology

Mid April
Start University Prep: Online Orientation

April 26, 2018
Next Steps: Surrey

May 24, 2018
Next Steps: Burnaby

June 28, 2018
Course Planning 101

Mid July
Course Enrollment Begins 

August 29, 2018
Surrey Welcome Day

August 30, 2018
Burnaby Welcome Day

September 4, 2018
First Day of Classes

School of Communication
 

Mid April
Start University Prep: Online Orientation

May 24, 2018
Information Evening Burnaby

June 26, 2018
CMNS Connect Event

Mid July
Course Enrollment Begins 

August 30, 2018
Burnaby Welcome Day

September 4, 2018
First Day of Classes