Important Updates for the Spring and Summer Terms 2021:

  • Philosophy department: no in-person teaching for Spring and Summer. Courses continue through remote instruction. 
  • The Philosophy department's offices/spaces are closed and everyone is working remote. Instructors, TAs, and staff are available by email: see Contact page and People page.
  • Undergraduate advising, program declarations: email advisor at (include student ID#)
  • Spring term deadlines and Academic dates. Revised deadline to withdraw from a course: April 16.
  • New elective grade policy : P/CR/NC, pilot project for Spring/Summer/Fall 2021. List of exclusions for the new policy. Useful flowchartSpecifically for Philosophy: 
  1. Students can use a P or CR to satisfy any requirement for a major, joint major, or minor in Philosophy (with the exception of Honours tutorials).
  2. Students can use a P or CR to satisfy any prerequisite requirement for any PHIL course.
  3. Students can use a P (but not a CR) to satisfy any requirement for the Ethics Certificate, or the Philosophy and Methodology of Science Certificate.
  4. Philosophy Majors and Honours students can use a P (but not a CR) to satisfy any WQB requirement. 
Updates revised: March 11, 2021
PSU meetings - open to all SFU Philosophy students, past and present. for details or click on image. Contact PSU on Facebook direct message on Instagram @phil_sfu email to phil-pres [at]

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PSU Meetings

  • O.G. (Original/Regular Phil Club) where we deconstruct. discuss, and debate a broad overview and variety of topics in Philosophy, which could include ethical dilemmas. This will be held Wednesdays at 1:30PM in the Phil Commons Room.
  • Sci-Fi Phil Club where we ponder things such as the existence of time, discuss the modalities of science fiction works (i.e. Interstellar, Marvel's Infinity War) and square up in philosophical dispute will be held on Mondays at 1:30PM in the Phil Commons Room.