Fall – Month of Welcome

Whether you are new or returning to SFU, this is the place to find all of the fun, informative and interactive virtual events happening during the first month of the Fall term.

Month of Welcome will celebrate the start of the Fall term, connect you with fellow students, and get you excited to explore all that SFU offers to you. You can join online community activities and events to meet new people, connect with peers who have similar interests, learn about the variety of student clubs and groups to get involved with, and be entertained and informed.

It all kicks off on September 7 with Welcome Day! A virtual one-day, university-wide fun, engaging and interactive welcome and orientation event for all SFU students.

More details to come! Please come back often to check for new and upcoming events. We can’t wait to see you!

Social Events + Community Connections

Connecting with fellow students is an important part of your university experience that will help you succeed. Through your participation in a variety of non-academic events you will be connected and immersed in the SFU culture, and you will experience a sense of belonging as an active member of the SFU community.

This is a perfect place to reconnect with friends, and meet new people too.

Need-to-Know Resources + Opportunities

Have you wondered how to connect with other students, learn about volunteer opportunities where you meet people and build skills or find out how to remotely access online journals, books, or seek expert and friendly help with academic writing?

These are just a few important details you can find out by attending the Virtual Services Fair! We’ve got you covered and you can drop in to virtual sessions at the Virtual Services Fair, happening throughout the first week of the Fall term. You’ll learn about 30+ services available to you, including community support, career and volunteer opportunities, academic success, health and wellness and lots of other university resources.  Guaranteed, joining in will be time well spent.

Check back soon for a listing of useful resources and ways to learn more.

Workshop/Interest Group Opportunities

Do you have a hobby or special interest? Chances are Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) has a student club or group of like-minded students who would love to connect with you. From anime to hiking, to introverts, knitters, singers and more—there’s at least one of 100+ clubs for you!  

You can learn more about the Virtual Clubs Days events, and check out other events and workshops at Community Connection.


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Contact us

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