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I am a current graduate student

I have questions related to my academic progress, about funding and awards, or another issue related to my studies.

We are here to answer your questions and point you in the right direction. Submit a ticket using our online support system or send us an email.

* Please include your SFU Student ID number in all tickets and emails.

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I applied to be a graduate student

I have questions related to my online application, my application status, or another issue related to my admission application.

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What's my application status?
If you have completed your application, check your application status at any time by entering your SFU student ID number into the online application system.

Still in need of help?
Please submit a ticket or email gradstdy@sfu.ca. Include your GA number or SFU Student ID number in all tickets and emails.

I want to learn more about Graduate Studies at SFU

I am considering SFU for my graduate studies and have questions or I have some general questions that go beyond studying at SFU.

If you're interested in graduate studies at SFU:

  1. Find a program that interests you.
  2. Visit the program's website to review more information about the program, requirements and how to apply.
  3. Contact the program or academic unit directly if you have questions.

Still in need of help?
If you have questions that go beyond what you find on their website, please submit a ticket or send an email to gradstdy@sfu.ca

VISIT US

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c/o Central Stores Mail Room, for
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Maggie Benston Student Services Centre 1100
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada V5A 1S6

Office Hours:
9 am–12:30 pm, 1:30–4:30 pm PST
Monday to Friday
Closed on Canadian holidays
(see SFU's Academic Dates for list of all closures)

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Maggie Benston Centre 1100
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Emailgradstdy@sfu.ca
Phone: 778.782.3042
Fax: 778.782.3080

Centre for Academic & Professional Engagement (CAPE) Office

Maggie Benston Centre 1500

The CAPE office supports the graduate student and postdoctoral fellow community and is home to our Career Compass professional development program.

Drop-ins welcome!  

Dean & Associate Deans

Jeff Derksen

Dean and Associate Provost
MA, PhD (University of Calgary)
gsdean@sfu.ca

Manages graduate student issues, including supervision; develops scholarship workshops and professional skills programs

Learn More About Jeff →

George Agnes

Associate Dean, Students
PhD (University of Alberta)
gsdean@sfu.ca

George Agnes brings several years of relevant experience to this position.

Learn More About George →

Roxanne Panchasi

Associate Dean, Academics
PhD (Rutgers University)
ins@sfu.ca

Administers academic graduate programs and new graduate programs; reviews academic policies and procedures; develops academic support services for students.

Learn More About Roxanne →

Staff Contacts, Alphabetically

Dima Baukun

Financial Assistant
gpsaward@sfu.ca

Provides support for all budgetary and financial matters regarding graduate scholarship funding, award payments, and departmental operating budgets.

Stevie Benisch

Coordinator, Professional Development & Student Experience (CAPE)
scb@sfu.ca

Coordinates and supports the development of professional development programs and events.

Hannah Buteau

Records Assistant
gradstdy@sfu.ca

Responsible for processing forms and responding to inquiries related to admissions, registration, student records, and graduation processes.

Marion Cardenas

Records Assistant
gradstdy@sfu.ca

Responsible for processing forms and responding to inquiries related to admissions, registration, student records, and graduation processes.

Candice Chic

Events Assistant (CAPE)
gpsprod@sfu.ca

Coordinates and supports the development of professional development programs and events.

Callen Clarke

Business Analyst
gradstdy@sfu.ca

Provides direction and solutions to meet the office business requirements. Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of Graduate Progress Reports (GPRs).

Deena Coburn

Director, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
gsdir@sfu.ca

Oversees the operation of the Graduate and Postdoctoral office. The Director also assists the Dean in policy matters, strategic priorities and special projects.

Rachel Dawson

Associate Director, Training and Awards
adta@sfu.ca

Responsible for the implementation of policies and processes regarding the training and adjudication of awards and related events; coordinates and supports programs relating to professional development for graduate students.

Grace Galang

Communications Associate (CAPE)
gradcomm@sfu.ca

Assists with the graduate studies website, blog, and events.

Krista Gerlich-Fitzgerald

Associate Director, Graduate Admissions, Records and Registration
adgarr@sfu.ca

Provides leadership in the development, integration, management, and delivery of graduate student services including: admission, registration, student records, and graduation.

Michelle Grahame

Coordinator, Academic Programs, Policy, and Curriculum
gscurric@sfu.ca

Responsible for administering and providing advice regarding graduate curriculum and associated procedures and policies.

Robyn Hiew

Financial Assistant
gpsaward@sfu.ca

Provides support for all budgetary and financial matters regarding graduate scholarship funding, award payments, and departmental operating budgets.

Leo Heba

Manager, Records & Business Liaison
mgr_grec@sfu.ca

Provides support for graduate student records and provides support for Beedie Business School and graduate student records.

Indira Johal

Group Lead, Graduate Admissions, Records, and Registration
gradstdy@sfu.ca

Responsible for overseeing, approving, administering, and assisting with processes and procedures related to graduate records and registration.

Stania Juriga

Communications Assistant
gradstdy@sfu.ca

First point of contact for visitors to the office. Responds to inquiries related to admissions, registration, student records, and graduation processes.

Molly Kirsch

Manager, Graduate Admission, Records and Registration Projects
gps_info@sfu.ca

Responsible for the day-to-day management of graduate student services including: admission, registration, student records, and graduation processes.

Janelle Kropp

Assistant to the Associate Dean/Academic
sgsc@sfu.ca or ins_grad@sfu.ca

First point of contact for the Associate Dean, Academics. Assistant to the Senate Graduate Studies Committee and Graduate Program Assistant for the INS (Individualized Interdisciplinary Studies) program.

Teagan Lee

Junior Business Analyst
gradstdy@sfu.ca

Provides assistance with troubleshooting day-to-day issues, running queries, maintaining the Academic Progress Report, preparing documents for IT projects, and testing modifications or fixes to systems.

Angela Li

Graduate Awards Assistant
gpsaward@sfu.ca

Provides support for the administration of all merit-based graduate scholarship and award programs from internal and external funding sources.

Denver Lynxleg

Indigenous Graduate Student Programs Coordinator (CAPE)
gsindig@sfu.ca

Develops programs and services to support Indigenous graduate students.

Sheilagh MacDonald

Secretary to the Dean and Associate Dean, Students
gsdean@sfu.ca

First point of contact for the Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Dean, Students.

Stacey Makortoff

Communications Officer (CAPE)
gradstdy@sfu.ca

Responsible for the graduate studies website, blog and assists with strategic communications.

Yesenia Mei Lu

Communications and Marketing Associate (CAPE)
gradcomm@sfu.ca

Assists with the graduate studies website, blog, and events.

Karen Ng

Manager, Graduate Admissions, Records and Registration
mgrgarr@sfu.ca

Responsible for the day-to-day management of graduate student services including: admission, registration, student records, and graduation processes.

Stephanie Santoso

Graduate Awards Manager
gpsaward@sfu.ca

Administers all merit-based graduate scholarship and award programs from internal and external funding sources.

Sheila Singh

Records Assistant
gradstdy@sfu.ca

Responsible for processing forms and responding to inquiries related to admissions, registration, student records, and graduation processes.

Eric Tseung

Manager, Financial and Award Systems
grad_finance@sfu.ca

Administers all budgetary and financial matters regarding graduate scholarship funding, award payments, and departmental operating budgets.

Kathleen Vieira-Ribeiro

Records Assistant
gradstdy@sfu.ca

Responsible for processing forms and responding to inquiries related to admissions, registration, student records, and graduation processes.

Sarah Yoon

International Graduate Student Coordinator
gradintl@sfu.ca

Develops programs and services to support international graduate students.