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As of August 2018, SFU Connect was replaced by SFU Mail as the University's email and calendar system. All pages on this website ( will redirect to the SFU Mail website on March 1, 2019. For information about SFU Mail, visit


Includes the basics of calendaring, advanced calendar usage, information about the new Calendar Scheduler, and details on location/resource accounts.



The briefcase is essentially online file storage within your SFU Connect account, and features file versioning in addition to document check-out/check-in.



See how you can share folders (Mail, Contacts, Briefcase, etc.) with other SFU Connect users, how to find shares granted to you by others, and more.


Find out more about saving and organizing your contacts, and how to find contact information of other SFU community members by using the Global Address List (GAL).



The MySFU Tab, located just to the right of Preferences, offers features for students, faculty, and staff.



Learn how you can create tags and assign them to messages, contacts, and other items, plus how to retrieve tagged items.


Advantages of using the SFU Connect web client

  • Can be accessed from any Internet-connected browser around the world
  • No setup required; simply sign on with your SFU Computing ID and password
  • Provides the most complete access to SFU Connect's functions: Mail, Calendar, Address Book, Tasks, Documents, Briefcase
  • Features Zimlets: Small applications offering extra functionality (e.g., mySFU, Tips & Tricks, Calendar Scheduler, Google Translator, and more)
  • Flexible, intuitive dynamic navigation (Advanced version).
Recommended browsers Partially supported browsers
  • PC: Chrome 35.x +, Firefox 30.x +
  • Mac: Chrome 35.x +, Firefox 30.x +, Safari 6.x, 7.x +

Please note that the web client is the only officially supported client at SFU.