High school and college counsellors are crucial partners with SFU’s Student Recruitment and Admissions team. As you guide your students on their path towards SFU during these uncertain times, we hope you will find the resources, information and updates on the current recruitment and admission cycle useful.

If you have specific questions or concerns, we encourage you to reach out to your designated Territory Manager.

Last updated: January 20, 2021

Admission Resources

Admission Evaluation

Learn how applications for admission are evaluated.

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Document Submission

Submitting documents on behalf of a student? Please email documents directly to When possible, include the applicants SFU ID number (9 digit student number), as this will speed up our processing of the document. 

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Admissions Timeline

Keep track of important dates and deadlines.

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Admissions Requirements

Admission requirements for all programs.

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Fees & Tuition

Fees and tuition for a typical year of study.

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Approved Courses 

The following high school courses are approved for admission to SFU. Admission requirements vary by Faculty/Program/School. For specific requirements, please see Admission 2021 Requirements above.

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2021 Viewbook

Undergraduate Admissions Recruitment Resources

Course exception request

2020-2021 Bubble Diagram


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This event has concluded, however, please visit the event page to download a copy of our presentation and to watch a recording of our BC Virtual Counsellor Update.

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Join us online to find out about our undergraduate programs, opportunities outside the classroom, admission requirements, and more.

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Lunch and LearnS

12:00 pm -1:00 pm PST

Admissions Lunch and Learns

Bring any and all questions, general or specific to chat with our Admissions Team Leaders! Key focuses and PD opportunities include:

  • November 18: EPBC Demo and Live Q&A  [View video recording]
  • December 9: Self Reporting Grades Demo and Live Q&A [View video recording]
  • January 20: Entrance Scholarship Documentation and Reference Support 

Engaging Indigenous Students Lunch and Learn

  • November 25: Join us for a discussion on challenging assumptions and using a decolonized approach when engaging with Indigenous students. [View video recording]

Group Tours

For a customized virtual tour of Simon Fraser University for your classroom, please connect with us at and indicate your preferred day and time. A member of our team will reach out to you to arrange this. Virtual campus tours are hosted by two current SFU students who will take you and your classroom through our campuses and share their experiences as students.

Indigenous Preview Day

Indigenous Preview Day is an opportunity to explore what the student experience at SFU is all about. Students will learn about SFU’s academic programs, hear from current Indigenous Students, engage in cultural programming, and connect with us to learn about exciting projects in our faculties.

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Diverse Qualifications Admission Pathway Webinar

Learn more about how to apply through the Diverse Qualifications admission pathway, programs offered at SFU, and support services for students with refugee backgrounds. These sessions are intended for prospective students and their families, counsellors, and support workers.

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Virtual College and University Advisor Info Session 

Faculty and Program Updates

SFU has 8 different faculties and over 100 unique programs. Our Faculty representatives have gathered all of the important updates that counsellors will need to know this year pertaining to applying for fall 2021, and condensed them into short video presentations for you to easily access.

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View a series of documents and videos that will help guide you and your students through SFU’s application and admission process. You will also find faculty specific tutorials for programs that require supplemental applications.

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Help your students work through the entrance scholarship application process with the help of this step by step guide:

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EducationPlannerBC Tutorial

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