Building access over the fall semester

Last updated: September 10, 2021

Access to buildings varies by campus with most buildings resuming normal campus operating hours.

Contact us
For immediate or urgent requests, contact Campus Public Safety at 778-782-7991.

For non-urgent access requests, email patrolop@sfu.ca with the subject line “Access Request” and include  all relevant information (campus, date and location).

Burnaby Campus

Normal campus operations have resumed. The perimeter doors of most buildings will be open 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Please note: the east entrance to the Burnaby campus (and exit from) via the Applied Sciences building will be blocked off from May 4, 2020 until Fall 2021.

Click here for the latest pedestrian access route map, which includes covered and accessible/ mobility routes.

Buildings opened beyond Monday-Friday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Academic Quadrangle (AQ) – open 24 hours, 7 days a week, AQ 4000 level east and west stairwell doors open 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. on weekends and holidays
  • TASC 1, 8000 North entrance from Science Road – open 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Blusson Hall, 9000 level entrance facing upper North lot door– open 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. on weekends and holidays
  • Saywell Hall, 9000 level entrance facing upper North lot door- open 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. on weekends and holidays
  • Education Building, 8000 level most North entrance closer to lower North lot door - open 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. on weekends and holidays

Library hours:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.
  • Friday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Vancouver Campus

Normal campus operations have resumed with the following building hours:

  • Harbour Centre
    • Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    • Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. 
    • Saturday - Sunday, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
    • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Segal Building
    • Monday - Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Centre for Dialogue
    • Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

*Building access outside of the times posted above requires a fob.

These following locations are not public facing and require a fob to access:

  • 312 Main
  • 611 Alexander
  • Charles Chang
  • VentureLabs (Reception desk is open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) 

Surrey Campus

Normal campus operations have resumed with the following building hours:

  • SRYC 
    • 24/7 access to SFU students (with SFU ID cards), staff and faculty. General public access from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • SRYE
    • 24/7 access to SFU students (with SFU ID cards), staff and faculty. General public access from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.