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Academic Dates & Deadlines

Fall 2022

Fall term courses start September 7, 2022; last day of exams is December 19, 2022.

Note:

Add deadlines to your own calendar to see them in chronological order. For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates.

Enrollment

Monday, July 4 Enrollment for Fall 2022 classes begin - By appointment only. Check your enrollment appointment on goSFU, the student information system.
Monday, July 25 Enrollment for Fall 2022 classes - Open to all students at 8 AM. 

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial

Wednesday, September 7 Fall term classes start. 
Tuesday, September 13  Last day to add classes, swap classes, change tutorials using goSFU. Last day to enroll or change to audit by the department offering the course.
Tuesday, September 20  Last day to enroll for class challenge or switch your challenge from one class to another or regular enrollment in a class, with permission of the department. (You can’t withdraw from class challenge without substituting a regular class.)
Tuesday, September 27
Last day to add classes through the department, with permission of the chair and instructor. Last day to change tutorials through the department.

Classes: drop/withdraw/extenuating circumstances (WE). See also Fees for REFUNDS/MONTHLY INTEREST CHARGES

Tuesday, September 13 
Last day to completely withdraw from all classes with no notation on your academic record.
Tuesday, September 20 
Last day to drop a class using goSFU, without a withdrawal notation of “WD” for the course on your academic record. If withdrawing from all classes, a withdrawal notation of “Withdrew YYYY-MM-DD” will be added to your academic record. 
Tuesday, November 1 
Last day to drop a class using goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record.
Wednesday, November 2 and after
Classes may be dropped in the current term only under extenuating circumstances (WE). www.sfu.ca/students/appeals/withdrawals.html

Fees: payment and refunds/interest charges

Payment
Monday, August 1 Deadline to pay fall Residence fees. www.sfu.ca/students/residences/fees/payment-methods.html. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after the tuition due date (September 20, 2022) and on the first of each month thereafter. 
Tuesday, September 20 Deadline to pay tuition and student fees. See How to Pay, and note it takes up to five business days for your payment to be received and show in goSFU. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter.
Friday, October 21   Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.

Refunds/interest charges: www.sfu.ca/students/fees/refunds
Tuesday, September 13 Last day to drop a class for 100% refund of tuition. For Mandatory Supplementary Course Fee refunds, please check with the department/faculty regarding the specific deadline.
Tuesday, September 20 Last day to drop a class for 75% refund of tuition.  Last day for a refund of student fees (Student Services, Recreation-Athletics, and Student Activity).
A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
Tuesday, September 27 Last day for 50% refund of tuition. No refund of student fees.
A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
Wednesday, September 28 No refund for courses dropped. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
Friday, October 21 after 10:00am, and every month thereafter
If you have not enrolled in direct deposit, refund cheques requested for overpayment (which are not related to scholarships and bursaries*) are available for pickup at Burnaby campus, unless payment has been made by personal cheque (which require a 45 day clearance period). See Fees: Refunds.

NOTE: If you request a refund related to scholarships or bursaries, see Fees: Refunds: Dates: #bursaries.

Cards: Library ID card and U-Pass BC

Library ID
24 hours after enrollment in Fall term
Visit our ID Card website for information on getting an SFU ID card.
U-Pass BC

Tuesday, September 13 by 4:30pm
 
Deadline for submitting an application for exemption for U-Pass BC  
U-Pass BC information www.sfu.ca/students/upass

Financial aid and awards

Monday, July 4 to Friday, July 22
Work-study application period.
Monday, August 29 to Friday, September 16
Bursary only application period.
Monday, August 29 to Friday, September 16 Undergraduate scholarships and awards application period.

Grades online

Wednesday, December 7 Online posting of grades from Fall term begins.

Graduation application/cancellation

Tuesday, September 6 Deadline to cancel application to graduate in October 2022 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2022 term.
Friday, October 21

Early deadline to apply and pay for the early application fee on goSFU for graduation in June 2023 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Fall 2022 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
Friday, December 16 Final deadline to apply and pay for the regular application fee on goSFU for graduation in June 2023 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Fall 2022 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 Deadline to cancel application to graduate in June 2023 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Fall 2022 term.