University Prep

What is it?

It's a free online course that will help you prepare for your academic transition to SFU. Each step will take about 30 minutes to complete and take you step by step through what you need to know and do before classes start.

Step 1

Introduces you to the academic culture at SFU, course terminology, degree requirements, and the wide range of support services and resources available to you.

Step 2

This Faculty-specific module will provide you with the tools and strategies to start planning your degree and enroll in courses. Learn more about SFU's first year transition events and get to know your campus community. There are also specific modules for international students, FIC transfer students, Indigenous students, student-athletes and students living in residence.

Who is it for?

All new undergraduate students.

Why do University Prep?

  • Assessment evidence shows that students who complete the course have higher rates of academic success and GPAs than those who don't.
  • If you complete all modules, you will be entered for a chance to win bookstore credit.
  • You will receive your first Co-Curricular Record accreditation!

Prize draw deadlines

July 31 at 9:00am PDT: deadline to be entered into the prize draw by completing University Prep.

How do I access the course?

Step 1

Once you have confirmed your offer to SFU, you will be sent an e-mail with a link to the Canvas course beginning in mid-April

Step 2

Once you have activated your SFU ID please allow up to 5 business days to receive your Faculty-specific course invitation. The invitation will be sent to your SFU e-mail.

You will have access to University Prep anytime throughout your first year to review the content, as you need it.

Questions?

Email: orientation@sfu.ca

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