Scheduled Wifi Outage on Saturday, July 3 

On Saturday, July 3, 2021 from 8:00am-4:00pm, there will be an SFU Burnaby campus wide WiFi outage. IT Services will be performing a planned network equipment replacement. There will be no on-campus access to the internet outside of residences from any SFU wired or wireless connections during the outage window. Please check your SFU email for details.

  • This service SHOULD NOT affect any of the Residence buildings WiFi Eduroam connection.
  • This service WILL interrupt the Residence and Housing Front Desk services during this time. 
    • Limited services include provision of phone services, lockouts and answering questions/inquiries only. 
    • Don’t forget to have your keys on you at all times.

Affected SFU Online Services:

  • Canvas
  • goSFU
  • myINFO
  • mySchedule
  • SFU Mail


SFU Facilities has scheduled power outages to improve Residence and Housing electrical systems. Power outages will impact all Burnaby campus residence buildings for 2 - 2.5 hours and are scheduled on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Please check your SFU email for details. Note: A second set of power outages is planned for the following week.

Buildings Impacted + Time:

8:30 AM to 11:00 AM - Shell House

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM - McTaggart-Cowan Hall

1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

  • Townhouses (Chilcotin, Cowichan, Kelowna, Kimberly, Kitmat, Penticton, Qualicum, Quesnel, Squamish)
  • Towers (Shadbolt, Barbara Rae, Pauline-Jewett, East Tower, West Tower)
  • Dining Hall
  • Hamilton Hall
  • Residence Office

Temporary Relocation of the Cannabis Station

Starting Wednesday, June 24, 2020, the Residence Cannabis-Smoking Station, currently located between McTaggart and Shell House, will be temporarily relocated to the West end of the Residence Main Parking Lot.

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SFU moving away from in-person instruction beginning next week

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Staying Healthy and Preventing the Spread of Illness

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Do You Have Your Social Insurance Number in goSFU?

Your SIN number is required to claim any tax refund. Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requires ALL students to have a Social Insurance Number (SIN) or Individual Tax Number (ITN) on their tax forms (T2202 and T4A).


Temporary relocation of the Residence Front Desk

Starting December 2, 2019 the Residence 24/7 Front Desk and Main Office will be temporarily relocating.
Check your SFU email for more information.  


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Residence and Housing

January 2019

Starting in January 2019 Residence and Housing will start recruiting for Student Staff for 2019 – 2020 academic year. This is an exciting time for us. The process kicks off as part of the Residence and Housing's WHERE? Employment 2-day pop up event taking place January 9th and 10th in the AQ. The event will showcase positions from across the department.

Summer Housing Fees  

March 2019

The Summer 2019 Fees are due on April 1, 2019.


New Laundry Service Provider

From August 20 to August 27, new laundry machines will be installed and the existing ones will be removed. Due to the changes in the service provider, existing laundry cards will no longer be valid after the new machines are installed. We recommend that all students use any remaining balance on your existing laundry cards before the machine removal date of August 20, 2019.


Shuttle Service - New Location

Stop A.Residences has been moved from in front of the Dining Hall to the centre of the Residences main parking lot by the stairs that lead down to Shadbolt House.