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Roadmap to Spring 2024

Your SFU undergraduate journey starts here!

Refer back to this roadmap to navigate important dates, activities and events that you won't want to miss between now and the first day of classes in January.

October

Start University Prep
  • Go to University Prep, Step 1 to learn tools for course exploration and discover the range of academic opportunities available to you.
Get ready to enrol
  • You will receive an email sent to your non-SFU email address indicating that your SFU computing ID is ready for activation.
  • Complete University Prep, Step 2 to prepare for enrolment and learn how to build a balanced schedule, choose classes using goSFU, and connect with an advisor.

November

Enrol and submit final documents

December

Learn how to find your people and get involved
  • Get connected by participating in your HIVE and start SFU 101 to get familiar with all the information needed to successfully start your first term at SFU!

January

Attend Welcome Programs

Welcome New Undergraduates

We're excited to have you join the SFU community! There are lots of invaluable programs and events to assist your transition to university, whether you're a new student or transferring from another post-secondary institution. Follow our roadmap on the left to guide you through your next steps and explore the resources below to get to #KnowYourSFU!

Roadmap to Spring 2024

Your SFU undergraduate journey starts here!

Refer back to this roadmap to navigate important dates, activities and events that you won't want to miss between now and the first day of classes in January.

October

Start University Prep
  • Go to University Prep, Step 1 to learn tools for course exploration and discover the range of academic opportunities available to you.
Get ready to enrol
  • You will receive an email sent to your non-SFU email address indicating that your SFU computing ID is ready for activation.
  • Complete University Prep, Step 2 to prepare for enrolment and learn how to build a balanced schedule, choose classes using goSFU, and connect with an advisor.

November

Enrol and submit final documents

December

Learn how to find your people and get involved
  • Get connected by participating in your HIVE and start SFU 101 to get familiar with all the information needed to successfully start your first term at SFU!

January

Attend Welcome Programs

Conditional Offers

We review all conditional offers of admission upon receipt of your final grades – so keep studying! Learn more

Activate your computing ID! 

After you accept your offer of admission by paying your admission deposit, you will receive an email to your non-SFU email address indicating that your SFU computing ID is ready for online activation. Learn more

MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

MFA adds an extra layer of security to your SFU account, and it protects your account even if your password is compromised. MFA enrollment is required for students. Secure your account

MICROSOFT 365

Microsoft 365 is a collection of productivity tools that includes the Office apps along with collaboration services like MS Teams and OneDrive. All faculty, staff, and students are eligible to install Office apps for free.

Helpful links and resources

DEGREE PLANNING HELP

Meet with a general academic advisor on your Success Team. Advisors can help you navigate and plan your academic success.

Connect on Advisor Link

Plan your budget

It's important to figure out your costs and make a budget. We can help you! 

Learn more

Get to know your campus

Take an in-person or virtual tour of our campuses, chat with our student tour guides, and learn more about student life.

Join a campus tour

Indigenous student centre (ISC)

We are dedicated to providing Indigenous students with programs and services that are unique, cultural, and holistic.

Meet your community

Living on campus

Our residences are safe, fun, and convenient, and living on campus just might be one of the most memorable parts of your university experience.

See Residence and Housing

International Services for Students (ISS)

Learn about the culture of SFU, make new friends, and explore what our community has to offer

Learn more about ISS