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Roadmap to Fall 2024

Your undergraduate journey at SFU starts here!

Refer to this timeline to navigate important dates, activities, and events that you won't want to miss between now and your first day of classes in September.

March & April

#KNOWYOUR SFU EVENTS
  • Students will be invited to in-person and virtual events to connect with the SFU community and your faculty. Check back soon for more details!
University Prep 1
  • Complete University Prep, Step 1 course to prepare for your transition to SFU. Learn about our academic culture to help set you up for success, the range of supports and services available to SFU students, and more.

May

Deadline to accept your offer of admission
  • The majority of offers must be accepted by May 1. For offers made after late April, please refer to the deadline in your admission offer letter.

June

Get ready to enrol
  • An email will be sent to your non-SFU email address indicating that your SFU computing ID is ready for activation. You will need to activate your SFU computing ID to register for classes.
University Prep 2
  • Complete University Prep, Step 2 to prepare for enrolment and learn how to build a balanced schedule, choose courses using goSFU, and connect with an advisor.

July

Enrol and submit final documents

August

Learn how to find your people and get involved
  • Connect with others by participating in your HIVE group and complete SFU 101 to learn all the information needed to start your first term at SFU successfully!

September

Get SFU-ready
  • Attend Welcome Day.
  • Participate in Month of Welcome.
  • Pay your tuition and fees, and get ready for your classes.

Welcome New Undergraduates

We're excited to welcome you to the SFU community! We've put together many valuable resources, programs, and events designed to ease your transition to university. Use our roadmap to guide you through your next steps as a new SFU student.

Roadmap to Fall 2024

Your undergraduate journey at SFU starts here!

Refer to this timeline to navigate important dates, activities, and events that you won't want to miss between now and your first day of classes in September.

Keep studying! Your final grades matter

Whether you're Canadian or international student currently in high school or transferring from a college or university, your grades still matter. We review all conditional offers of admission upon receipt of your final grades – so keep studying!

Learn more about conditional offers

March & April

#KNOWYOUR SFU EVENTS
  • Students will be invited to in-person and virtual events to connect with the SFU community and your faculty. Check back soon for more details!
University Prep 1
  • Complete University Prep, Step 1 course to prepare for your transition to SFU. Learn about our academic culture to help set you up for success, the range of supports and services available to SFU students, and more.

May

Deadline to accept your offer of admission
  • The majority of offers must be accepted by May 1. For offers made after late April, please refer to the deadline in your admission offer letter.

June

Get ready to enrol
  • An email will be sent to your non-SFU email address indicating that your SFU computing ID is ready for activation. You will need to activate your SFU computing ID to register for classes.
University Prep 2
  • Complete University Prep, Step 2 to prepare for enrolment and learn how to build a balanced schedule, choose courses using goSFU, and connect with an advisor.

July

Enrol and submit final documents

August

Learn how to find your people and get involved
  • Connect with others by participating in your HIVE group and complete SFU 101 to learn all the information needed to start your first term at SFU successfully!

September

Get SFU-ready
  • Attend Welcome Day.
  • Participate in Month of Welcome.
  • Pay your tuition and fees, and get ready for your classes.

Keep studying! Your final grades matter

Whether you're Canadian or international student currently in high school or transferring from a college or university, your grades still matter. We review all conditional offers of admission upon receipt of your final grades – so keep studying!

Learn more about conditional offers

International student life at SFU

Going to university in a different country may seem as challenging as it is rewarding. We've compiled many resources across SFU to help you prepare and transition into your new life here. You'll have a community of support ready to welcome you to Canada!

Learn more about international student life

#KnowYourSFU

Get to really #KnowYourSFU with the help of our quick-read guides. Start your undergraduate journey by discovering resources and supports for academic success to help you get settled with student life at SFU, even before your first day of classes!

View the #KnowYourSFU guides

Plan your student finances

Use our calculator to estimate your education and living costs per term to help you come up with a sensible budget. Also learn what you can do to help fund your undergraduate studies through work opportunities and financial aid resources.

Visit financial planning

Plan your degree and manage your courses

Mindful academic planning is the key to successful degree completion. Learn to manage your course load each term while balancing your studies with other aspects of student life, and connect with the right advisors for your needs.

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SFU Student Services

Student Services assists you with different aspects of student life and in working towards academic success at SFU. Navigate the site to access all the supports and services available to you as an SFU student, throughout your undergraduate journey here. We're here to help!

Find resources for enrolment services, career opportunities, community-based support, your health and well-being, and much more. 

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