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Starting your SFU undergraduate journey in May 2023?

Refer back to this timeline to keep yourself on track with important dates and deadlines (and some fun events, of course!) that you don't want to miss between now and the first day of classes.

Roadmap to start of
Summer Term 2023

February

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. 

March

Get ready to enroll

  • 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 enrollment and learn how to build a balanced schedule, choose classes using goSFU, and connect with an advisor.

Enroll and submit final documents

April

Learn how to find your people and get involved

  • In SFU 101 you’ll learn how to join your HIVE (Home for Interactive Virtual Engagement) to connect with your peers, engage with your Faculty, and access campus services and supports. A course invitation will be sent to your SFU email in early April.  

May

Attend Welcome Programs

  • May 9th: Celebrate the start of the year with your HIVE peers and receive a formal welcome from SFU and your Faculty at Welcome Day
  • Month of Welcome: Attend events and programming designed to help you explore involvement opportunities and support services available to you
  • Pay your tuition and fees

Welcome New Undergraduates

Welcome! We’re so pleased to have you join our university community and we hope SFU feels like your home away from home. There are lots of great programs available to support your transition to SFU. They are open to all new students (even if you’ve already attended another post-secondary institution). Learn more about your exciting next steps below, starting with our online transition courses!

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Starting your SFU undergraduate journey in May 2023?

Refer back to this timeline to keep yourself on track with important dates and deadlines (and some fun events, of course!) that you don't want to miss between now and the first day of classes.

Roadmap to start of
Summer Term 2023

February

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. 

March

Get ready to enroll

  • 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 enrollment and learn how to build a balanced schedule, choose classes using goSFU, and connect with an advisor.

Enroll and submit final documents

April

Learn how to find your people and get involved

  • In SFU 101 you’ll learn how to join your HIVE (Home for Interactive Virtual Engagement) to connect with your peers, engage with your Faculty, and access campus services and supports. A course invitation will be sent to your SFU email in early April.  

May

Attend Welcome Programs

  • May 9th: Celebrate the start of the year with your HIVE peers and receive a formal welcome from SFU and your Faculty at Welcome Day
  • Month of Welcome: Attend events and programming designed to help you explore involvement opportunities and support services available to you
  • Pay your tuition and fees

Connect on Facebook

Join our SFU 2022 New Undergrads Facebook group. Post an introduction, meet other students, and discover our community.

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! 

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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