Contact Us

Location & Hours

The Department of Indigenous Studies (formerly First Nations Studies) General Office is located in Saywell Hall (SWH) 9089, adjacent to the Northeast AQ 3000 level and Saywell Hall Atrium.

Open Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm. Closed weekends and statutory holidays.

Mailing address

Department of Indigenous Studies - SWH 9091
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6

General Inquiries


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Student Advising

**Advising by appointment only (phone or Zoom)**

E-mail the Manager/Advisor with your detailed question or appointment request. Be sure to include your student number and Advising Transcript.

Frequently Asked Questions


Manager, Academic & Administrative Services

Phil Cunningham

SWH 9081

Chair's Assistant

Ronda Landsfried

SWH 9089

Coordinator, Communications & Events

Casey McCarthy

AQ 5095

Budget Assistant

Brett Romans

RCB 8202