Holiday events and services

The holiday season is coming to SFU and we got you covered with digital events and services! Whether you're staying on Burnaby campus or are abroad during the holiday, don't fret! There are virtual events and festivities for you to connect and have fun!


December 21 
Mindfulness Meditation
Free at 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Monday On Zoom

December 21
Creative Collective at Home
Origami & Wellness Session
3:30pm to 4:30pm on Zoom 

December 22
SFU Residence: Gingerbread Decorating
on Zoom at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Register quick to get your kit 

December 22
Zoom with Fuzzy Friends
2:30pm to 3:30pm

December 23
Last Mindfulness Meditation
On Zoom 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Back January 4

December 23 
Virtual Movie Night
The Holiday 
7:00pm on Zoom

December 24
Dinner on Christmas Eve
Zoom Dinner and Free Food option
6:00pm to 7:00pm

December 27
Virtual Baking Social 
Ginger Molasses Cookies
7:00pm to 9:00pm

December 28
Virtual Movie Night:
Princess Bride on Zoom
6:30pm to 9:00pm

December 28
Zoom with Fuzzy Friends
3:30pm to 4:30pm

December 29
FIC Holiday Season Festivities
Connect for laughter and games
12:00pm to 2:00pm

December 29
Creative Collective at Home
Drop in Craft Session
3:30pm to 4:30pm on Zoom

December 30
SFU Residence Movie Night 
Ocean's 8 at 7pm on Zoom
Register for your snacks

January 1 
Virtual Codenames
Games Night On Zoom
7:00pm to 9:00pm

January 5
Zoom with Fuzzy Friends
3:30pm to 4:30pm

January 6
Creative Collective at Home
Your Dream Board
3:30pm to 4:30pm On Zoom

On Demand

Healthy At Home 
SFU Recreation 
Online Access

Mental Health Seminar
Understanding and Coping with Anxiety and Depression
Details and Canvas Course 

Criterion on Demand
The "Netflix" of SFU
Library Access

Creative Collective Holiday Calendar
Check out all the activities
Get the Calendar


Dining Hall 
Winter Meal Pick-up Program
Starting December 22
For Residence Students Only
December 21 - January 1
More Details

Nesters Market
Reduced hours on December 24 and 26
Closed on December 25th
See regular hours

Cornerstone Starbucks
Closed December 19
Reopens January 11
See regular hours

Tim Hortons UniverCity:
Reduced hours on December 24 and 31
Closed December 25 and January 1
See regular hours

Renaissance AQ
Closed December 19
Reopens January 4

Free SFSS Food Packages:
Avaliable for pick up starting December 23 at Residence Office while supplies last


MySSP (Student Support Program)
Want to chat with someone?
Available 24/7; phone & text support

Residence Front Desk 
Available 24/7 Until December 24 at 4:30pm.
Closed December 25 and 26
Open 9:00am to 11:00pm December 27 to January 1
Resume 24/7 hours on January 2 at 6:00am

Multifaith Centre
One-on-One Chaplain Support Avaliable
Various Events and Programming

Various Student Services
Connect with us after exams and before classes start
Open until December 24 and reopening January 4 

Campus Public Safety (CPS) will be available 24 hours a day throughout the holiday season:

  • If you are working alone in your workspace, let us know.
  • Need company walking across campus? Call Safewalk.
  • If you notice anything unusual with property - water pooling where it shouldn’t, ice patches, etc.:
    • If you require immediate campus security response call the Non-Emergency Line at 778.782.7991  
    • Call 9-1-1 for any emergency situation requiring immediate response by police, ambulance or fire call the Urgent Line at 778.782.4500

It’s that time of year again where the weather can change at the drop of a hat: check the Road Report before you leave for campus.



Covid-19 SFU Response
A great guide to resources on Covid-19 and SFU

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