Exchange / Study Abroad Orientation - Fall 2017

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Simon Fraser University.

There are several orientations that we suggest you attend depending on whether you will be an undergraduate or graduate exchange/study abroad student at SFU.  

Undergraduate Exchange/Study Abroad Students

Event/Website Location Date  Registration  
Residence Orientation: Welcome Home More info
Burnaby Residence 
Wednesday, August 30 - Sunday, September 3 Attendance is Mandatory
Automatic registration, if you are living in SFU Residence
Campus Orientation:
Welcome Day (Surrey) 
Mezzanine, Surrey  Wednesday, August 30

Recommended if Surrey is your main campus

Registration is closed

Campus Orientation:
Welcome Day (Burnaby)  
Convocation Mall, Burnaby  Thursday, August 31

Recommended if Burnaby is your main campus.

Registration is closed

Exchange/Study Abroad Orientation   West Mall Atrium, Burnaby  Friday, September 1 Attendance is Mandatory (Free)
Automatic registration for Exchange/Study Abroad students.
International Student Orientation   ----------------  ---------------- Exchange/Study Abroad students should NOT attend this session for degree seeking students.  

Graduate Exchange/Study Abroad Students

Event/Website Location Date  Registration  
Graduate Residence Orientation: Welcome Home  Burnaby and Downtown Vancouver Campuses August 30 - September 3 Register to attend if living in Hamilton Hall and SFU Residence at the Charles Chang Innovation Centre

Exchange/Study Abroad Orientation*

  • Exchange Student Social 
West Mall Atrium, Burnaby  Friday, September 1
9:30 am - 4:30 pm 
Attendance is Mandatory (Free)
All Exchange/Study Abroad students are automatically registered. 
Graduate Student Orientation (Optional)
  • Concurrent session 3 only, after mandatory Exchange/Study Abroad Orientation
  • Graduate Student Social
Blusson Atrium 

Friday, September 1 

1:45 pm - 5:00 pm 

No registration required (Free)

International Student Orientation    ---------------  ---------------

Exchange/Study Abroad students should NOT attend this session for degree seeking students.