Moving in during COVID-19

Summer 2021 Move-in day begins May 10, 2021, by appointment only

Open appointments will show one month prior to move in. You will receive an email to book your appointment along with the steps on how to book it.

For more information on the move in procedures, please visit our move in page.


If you are arriving from outside of Canada

Students will need to

  1. Arrange their 14-day isolation off campus. Due to COVID-19, we require all residents who are coming from outside of Canada to self-quarantine for 14 days prior to moving into Residence and Housing.
  2. Students will need to register your arrival with SFU and if needed, request support with setting up your isolation plan.
  3. For SFU Students contact us at for help planning for your self-isolation period.
  4. For FIC Students please register your plan with FIC.
  5. For more information and to help you plan your isolation, visit the SFU CARES program (COVID-19 Assistance & Remote Engagement Support) and the International Student Services page.

Please follow all COVID-19 Move In safe practices

  1. It is mandatory that everyone in residences is wearing a mask while in communal spaces
  2. Only students arriving in residence are permitted at check in
  3. A maximum of 2 people are allowed to assist you while moving in
  4. Maintain social distancing of 2 meters apart at all times
  5. Have your photo ID and QR code ready prior to check in
  6. Please use hand sanitizer before entering check in area

Important changes have been made to the move-in process due to COVID-19

  • It is mandatory that everyone in residence spaces wear a non-medical mask in all indoor public areas.
    • Disposable masks are available at the front desk for those that do not have them.
  • Social distancing rules in effect.
    • Gatherings of 2-4 people must practice appropriate physical/social distancing as outlined by Health Canada or it will be instructed to end.