General FAQget help

How can I access my personal SFU filespace from the lab computers?

See this web page for full information on accessing your personal SFU filespace.


How do I manage my SFU Computing ID?

An SFU Computing ID is created when a student is first enrolled in Simon Fraser University.  The SFU Computing Id needs to first be activated through before it can be used for access to email, web services, and authentication.  mySFU allows students, faculty, and staff to manage their computing accounts and change their passwords, and manage your maillists.

Students will also need their SFU Computing ID to access the web services.


How do I use SFU's email services?

SFU provides an email and calendaring system for all staff, faculty members, students, and alumni.  SFU Connect is a web based service accessible from any computer or handheld device connected to the internet.

Learn more about SFU Connect here.


How do I access the web services at SFU?

SFU provides several Online Services including:

SFU Connect - Electronic messaging and calendaring.

SIS - Student Information System; records, enrolment, schedules, grades, etc.

WebCT - Online learning management system.

My Library - Manage library account records, renewals, citation manager, etc.

LON CAPA - Learning Online Network.

Publish Web Pages - Student, staff, faculty web published pages.

mySFU - SFU account management system.

SFU Podcasts - Digitalized class lectures and events.

SFU Web Survey Tool - Create an online survey.

SFU Wiki Tool - Create, organize, and maintain documents collaboratively.

SFU Blogs - Supported, hosted blogging environment for SFU departments, services, courses, etc.

SFU Sakai - Web site creation software tools for groups, committees, and clubs.

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SFU Maillists - Create and manage maillists for groups, departments, committees, and clubs, etc.