Vancouver campus

SFU’s Vancouver campus, which consists of several buildings, is conveniently located in the heart of downtown. Most SFU NOW courses take place at Harbour Centre (look for the observation deck at the top of the building), which is across the street from Waterfront Station, the main transit terminus for the SeaBus, SkyTrain and West Coast Express.

Address: 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver



Getting to Vancouver campus

Our Vancouver campus is easily accessible by public transit or car. If you take transit to Waterfront Station, walk south across Cordova Street to Harbour Centre. You can also reach Harbour Centre from Seymour and Hastings streets.

For detial directions, visit Vancouver campus map and directions.

For public transit routes and schedules, visit the TransLink website.

Parking

There is no SFU parking at Harbour Centre. Nearby parking lots include 450 W Cordova Street, between Richards and Homer. This lot offers a reduced parking rate to SFU Continuing Studies students with a valid parking pass from Monday to Friday. To obtain a pass, visit Continuing Studies reception during office hours. The rates are as follows:

Monday to Friday

  • Arrive between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., leave between 6 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.: $6
  • Arrive between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., leave between 6 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.: $3

Saturday

  • No student discount. All day: $6

You may also use the Harbour Centre underground parkade after 6 p.m. on weekdays or all day Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays.

Bike 

Bicycle racks are available at Harbour Centre's Hastings Street entrance.

Campus Directory

If you are taking a course, refer to your confirmation letter for the room number. When you are on campus, consult the electronic directory located next to the Samuel and Frances Belzberg library near the Hastings Street entrance. The Campus Security desk, which is located on the main floor next to Registrar and Information Services, can help you with directions.

Accessibility

Our Vancouver campus is accessible to everyone with mobility difficulties. If you need help, visit the Campus Security desk, which is located on the main floor next to Registrar and Information Services, or call 778-782-5029.

Textbooks

Once you have registered for a course, we will notify you of any required textbooks, and you can purchase them from the SFU Bookstore.

Safe Walk Program

SFU's Safe Walk Program offers an escort to Waterfront Station, the Cordova Street parkade, or anywhere else within a two-block radius of the Harbour Centre building. To use this service, visit the Campus Security desk, which is located on the main floor next to Registrar and Information Services, call 778-782-5029, or dial 12 from a classroom phone.

Food

Our Vancouver campus's main building is located above Harbour Centre Mall, which offers several quick-service meal options in the food court. There are also many restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance of Harbour Centre.

Contact us

We’re here to answer your questions. If we’re away from our desks, please leave us a voice or email message and we will reply as soon as we can. 

SFU NOW: Nights or Weekends
Alicia Egami, Program Coordinator
778-782-8655

sfunow@sfu.ca