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Month of Welcome

Month of Welcome celebrates the start of Fall term, connecting you with fellow students, and getting you excited to explore all that SFU has to offer. Join 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.

Month of Welcome Event Schedule

 

Throughout September    
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM SFU ID cards Burnaby campus, MBC 1302
10:00AM - 4:30 PM (Mon-Fri) Collecting the Collector & Processing the Process: A Two-Part Exhibition of the bpNichol Fonds Burnaby campus, Room 7100 W.A.C. Bennett Library
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM (Mon-Thurs)
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM (Fri)
Fire Pits Burnaby campus, Convocation Mall
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Mon-Fri) Games Lounge Surrey campus, Mezzanine
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (Mon, Wed, Fri) Mindfulness Meditation Online / Burnaby campus, MBC Group Room 1/2 (enter through Career Services access room)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Mon) Garden Therapy Embark Sustainability's Burnaby Learning Garden
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (specific dates) Black Student Support and Healing Space Online (Zoom)
All Day Apply to Co-op for Free Draw Online
All Day HCS Photo Campaign All campuses

SFSS Club Days

Sept 13-15, 2022 | 11 AM-3 PM (Burnaby campus)
Sept 20-21, 2022 | 11 AM-3 PM (Surrey campus)

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. View directory of 100+ clubs.

Thurs, Sept 15    
11 AM - 3 PM SFSS Clubs Days Burnaby campus, Convocation Mall
12:00 - 1:30 PM SFU Vancouver Welcome Back Community BBQ Vancouver campus, Woodward’s Building Atrium
1:30 - 2:20 PM Study Strategies That Work! Workshop Surrey campus, SLC (in Fraser Library)
1:30 - 6:30 PM FROSH Paddling (Faculty of Environment) Cates Park, North Vancouver
3:00 - 4:00 PM Community Kitchen Burnaby campus, SUB Community Kitchen
Fri, Sept 16    
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM StreetFest! 2022 Burnaby campus, University High Street and Town & Gown Square
6:00 - 10:00 PM Catch Ah Vybz/Fall Cookout Burnaby campus, SUB R1430 or Convocation Mall (tentative)
Sat, Sept 17    
1:00 PM NCAA Football: SFU vs. Central Washington Burnaby campus, SFU Stadium, Terry Fox Field
Sun, Sept 18    
1:00 - 3:00 PM Meet The Point Welcome BBQ Burnaby campus

CONSENT MATTERS CAMPAIGN

Sept 19-23, 2022 (Burnaby campus)

SFU’s Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office is leading their annual #ConsentMattersSFU campaign to highlight why consent matters and how it can be practised in everyday settings, to foster a culture of consent, care and respect at SFU. Students, staff and faculty are invited to share their ideas by completing the Consent Matters board.

Mon, Sept 19    
All Day Consent Matters Burnaby
Tues, Sept 20    
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM A Healing Space Online (Zoom)
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM SFSS Clubs Days Surrey campus, Mezzanine
All day Consent Matters Burnaby Campus
Wed, Sept 21    
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM SFSS Clubs Days Surrey campus, Mezzanine
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM ISS Welcome/Welcome Back Event Burnaby campus, West Mall Centre Lounge
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM BPK & Health Sciences Co-op Info Session Online (Zoom)
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Note-Taking from Lectures and Reading Workshop Burnaby campus, LIB 7200
12:30 - 1:20 PM Better Paragraphs: Using Organization to Write Effective Papers Workshop Burnaby campus, LIB 7200
12:30 - 1:30 PM Science & Environment Co-op Info Session  Burnaby campus, AQ 3182
All day Consent Matters Burnaby Campus
Thurs, Sept 22    
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Dog Therapy Surrey campus, Mezzanine
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Arts & Social Sciences Co-op Info Session Online (Zoom)
2:30 - 3:20 PM Note-Taking from Lectures and Reading Workshop Surrey campus, SLC (in Fraser Library)
3:30 - 4:20 PM Better Paragraphs: Using Organization to Write Effective Papers Workshop Surrey campus, SLC (in Fraser Library)
All day Consent Matters Burnaby Campus
Fri, Sept 23    
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Level Up Your Study Skills Workshop Burnaby campus, LIB 3008
12:30 PM Terry Fox Run All campuses
All day Consent Matters Burnaby Campus
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM The 'Turning Red' Movie Night with Hi-FIVE Burnaby Campus, Images Theatre
Mon, Sept 26    
9:00 AM Job Search Success Online
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM "I'll Do It Later": Managing Procrastination Burnaby campus, LIB 3008
Wed, Sept 28    
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Online (Zoom)
Thurs, Sept 29    
1:00 - 1:45 PM International Co-op Info Session Online (Zoom)
2:30 - 3:20 PM EAL Academic Reading Skills Workshop Online (Zoom)
5:00 PM NCAA Women's Soccer: SFU vs. Seattle Pacific Burnaby campus, SFU Stadium, Terry Fox Field
7:00 PM NCAA Volleyball: SFU vs. Northwest Nazarene (Idaho) Burnaby campus, West Gym, Lorne Davies Complex
7:30 PM NCAA Men's Soccer: SFU vs. Seattle Pacific Burnaby campus, SFU Stadium, Terry Fox Field
Fri, Sept 30    
All Day Orange Shirt Day All campuses
All Day National Day for Truth and Reconciliation All campuses
Sat, Oct 1    
11:00 AM NCAA Women's Soccer: SFU vs. Montana State Billings Burnaby campus, SFU Stadium, Terry Fox Field
1:30 PM NCAA Men's Soccer: SFU vs. Northwest Nazarene (Idaho) Burnaby campus, SFU Stadium, Terry Fox Field
6:00 PM SFU Football: NCAA vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville Burnaby campus, SFU Stadium, Terry Fox Field
7:00 PM NCAA Volleyball: SFU vs. Central Washington Burnaby campus, West Gym, Lorne Davies Complex