Fall 2018 Welcome Day

Welcome Day is a campus orientation event for all new undergraduate students entering directly from high school or transferring from another post-secondary institution. This event is for students starting their first term at SFU in September. 

Welcome Day will:

  • officially launch your SFU experience
  • welcome you to your new campus community
  • help you start classes with confidence
  • connect you to fellow students, professors, and staff from your academic Faculty
  • introduce you to staff, services and resources that will help you succeed
  • provide you with a SFU t-shirt to kickstart your time here

Thank you to those who pre-registered for Fall Welcome Day

Registration has now closed. If you were unable to register before the deadline, you can still attend for your official welcome to SFU! 

Please arrive by 9:30am in the Mezzanine (Surrey, August 29) or Saywell Hall (Burnaby, August 30) and check-in at an Information Booth. Please bring your 9-digit student ID number to assist in the registration process. We look forward to welcoming you next week!

Surrey Campus

For students beginning their studies at the Surrey campus

Date: Wednesday, August 29
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Cost: $25.00

Before registering, read our Refunds & Charges policy.

Burnaby Campus

For students beginning their studies at the Burnaby campus

Date: Thursday, August 30
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Cost: $25.00

Before registering, read our Refunds & Charges policy.

Vancouver campus

There is no Vancouver campus Welcome Day.

Students starting in Vancouver are encouraged to register for the Burnaby or Surrey campus Welcome Day.

Students admitted to the School of Contemporary Arts should attend SCA Fall 2018 Orientation on Tuesday, August 28.

Other orientation events

Students living in Residence

This orientation is for students who will be moving into Residence and have received a housing offer. After you’ve registered for Welcome Day, learn more about Residence Orientation.

Week of welcome

This event provides support for new students as they transition into the SFU community and welcomes back returning students.

Next steps

A collection of programs and events that will give you the orientation you need to succeed

Summit Program

A year-long, non-credit experiential program to explore, design, and customize your first year at SFU

Exchange & Study Abroad Orientation

This mandatory orientation event is for all exchange and study abroad students. Exchange and study abroad students come to SFU from one of SFU's partner institutions, usually for one or two terms. Learn more here.

International Orientation

If you are an incoming international student, newly arriving permanent resident, Canadian citizen, or refugee, register to attend International Orientation. The session will cover topics such as enrollment requirements, medical insurance, and support and services available to new international students. This is a great opportunity to connect with fellow students. Learn more and register.

FIC Students

If you are an FIC student, please see www.fraseric.ca.