New undergraduates 

Become an SFU student

Congratulations on your offer of admissions.
We’re excited to have you join SFU.

Ready for the next step?

Accept your offer of admission

Starting in September 2021?

Refer back to this timeline to keep yourself on track with important dates and deadlines (and some fun events, of course!) that you don't want to miss between now and the first day of classes.


Spring 2021 (March - May 2021)

April 2021

May 2021

June 2021

  • Start your University Prep: Step 2 online course on Canvas to learn about the course registration process
  • You will receive an email sent to your non-SFU email address indicating that your SFU computing ID is ready for activation. This email will be sent in June.

July 2021

August 2021

  • Get connected by participating in your HIVE and start SFU 101 to get familiar with all the information needed to successfully start your first term at SFU!

Upcoming Events

Next Steps Events

Join us online to meet your faculty, learn about support services available to you as a member of the SFU community, chat with current students, and more!

See Events


After you accept your offer

We’ll teach you how to enroll in classes, get the academic advice you need, and help transition you for life at SFU. And of course, join us on Welcome Day and all other welcome activities!


Helpful resources and links

University Prep

Learn about course selection, academic advising, and how to get involved on campus.

See course details

Plan your budget 

It's important to figure out your costs and make a budget. We can help you!

Learn more

Get to know your campus, virtually

Take a virtual tour of your future academic home, chat with our student guides, and learn more about student life.

Join a tour

Indigenous student centre

We are dedicated to providing Indigenous students with programs and services that are unique, cultural, and holistic.

Meet our community

Living on campus

You can still apply to live in Residence! Our residences are safe, fun, and convenient, and living on campus just might be one of the most memorable parts of your university experience.

Learn more


International Services for Students

Learn about the culture of SFU, make new friends, and explore what our community has to offer

Learn more

Connect with us


Join our New Undergrads 2021 Facebook group where you can connect with your peers, get involved in activities, and have your questions answered by current students!

Ready to accept your offer?

To accept your offer of admission, you just need to pay a deposit.

We accept credit cards (processed immediately), or internet banking or cheque (processed in two to three business days).

This deposit will be deducted from your total tuition; it is not an additional charge. It is nonrefundable and non-transferable.

Accept your offer

How to accept your offer:

  1. Log in to your student account via
  2. Scroll down to Admissions section to My Applications to view offers
  3. Click I Accept Admission to accept your offer. Click Confirm Acceptance.
  4. Go to Campus Finances / Make a Payment. Pay your deposit fee.