Fall Term – Welcome Day & Events

Are you a new undergraduate student coming straight from high school? Are you transferring from another post-secondary institution? Are you an international student? We have a whole suite of orientation activities for you!

Welcome events

Welcome Day

Welcome Day is for all new undergraduate students starting at SFU this summer. Join us virtually on September 7th, 2021! 

It will be your opportunity to:

  • meet classmates, staff and others who will be a part of your new SFU community; 
  • learn about the SFU community;
  • find out more about your program of study, and more! 

Stay tuned for details and for information on how to register! 

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Your Month of Welcome

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.

Stay tuned for details about all the exciting events you can expect!

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International and Exchange

Live Q&A

Join live Q&A sessions where in each session an International Student Advisor will provide a brief overview of the selected topics for international students and give you a chance to ask any questions you still have.

  • Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00 - 10:00 AM PT
  • Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 6:00 - 8:00 PM PT

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Exchange and Study Abroad Orientation

Exchange and study abroad students come to SFU from one of SFU's partner institutions, usually for one or two terms. New virtual exchange students will be supported a pre-term program in SFU's online learning platform, Canvas. 

All exchange and study abroad students are required to attend the free orientation session.

New virtual exchange students will be invited to participate directly by email. ISS will also hold orientation and other sessions for exchange students at the start of the term. All details will be communicated by email.

Welcome Guides

Access all the information you must know as an incoming student from international pathways:

Fraser International College

If you are a new student starting at FIC in September, please see FIC Orientation.

Details coming soon

Connect with us on Instagram

Follow SFU Global Community on Instagram for information about events and activities run by International Services for Students

Residence week of welcome

Residence Week of Welcome is for all students who have a confirmed housing offer and will be moving into SFU Residence. This is in addition to campus events such as University Prep and Welcome Day.

More information coming soon