Spring Term – Orientation

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 Day

Welcome Day was held virtually on Friday, January 8th. 

It was an 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! 

If you missed Welcome Day, check out the other events happening all month as part of Month of Welcome.

Spring Welcome Day

Location: Online
Date: January 8th, 2021
Time: 11am PST 


International and Exchange

Exchange and Study Abroad

All exchange and study abroad students are required to attend the free Exchange & Study Abroad Orientation.

Exchange and study abroad students come to SFU from one of SFU's partner institutions, usually for one or two terms. 

International and Newcomers

Fraser International College

If you are a new student starting at FIC in January, please see www.fraseric.ca.

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.

Academic Transition

University Prep

University Prep is a free online course that will help you prepare for your academic transition to SFU. It will take about 45 minutes to complete and will take you step by step through what you need to know and do before classes start.

Kick Start Your Academic Success

Kick Start Your Academic Success is a free two-part workshop that provides you with an opportunity to develop time management habits, maximize your effectiveness in lectures, and assist you with researching and writing university level papers. This event takes place on January 7, 8 and 9.