East/West Towers - Burnaby Campus

Opening Spring 2021

Welcome first year undergraduate students to your brand new space. Begin your Simon Fraser University journey in a space full of opportunities. The SFU Residence and Housing completed East/West Towers buildings offer an exciting, lively and active community with private single rooms for undergraduate students and tons of amenity space for everyone. Explore what the East/West Towers community has to offer.

New spaces call for new experiences

Living as an undergraduate in Phase I buildings at SFU for the first time, you will have access to contemporary amenities and a community filled with students who are on their new university journey. Each room is single-occupancy only (i.e., no roommates, private) which means that you will have complete privacy to your space. We also offer co-ed, single-gender and quiet living floorsAccessible rooms are also available on each floor. Common areas (i.e., kitchen, washroom, lounges, laundry) are shared spaces for all residents living in East/West Towers buildings.

There are 2 buildings in total (East and West). The East building offers 7 storey's of space. The first two floors serve as amenity space for all residents with the five top floors comprising of residence rooms. The West building is comprised of 8 storey's of space. The first two floors serve as amenity space for all residents with the six top floors comprising of residence rooms.

Each private room includes

  • Standard twin size mattress (38" X 74")
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Bookshelf
  • Chest of 2 drawers
  • Small fridge
  • Small closet
  • Shelving
  • Curtains or blinds
  • Shaw WiFi High-speed Internet (wireless)

Phase One shared space

  • Shared washrooms
  • Shared lounges (TV, microwave, sink, table, chairs, wireless internet)
  • Laundry room
  • Elevator
  • Kitchen
  • Study Rooms
  • Sitting areas
  • Games room
  • Wellness / fitness Room
  • Music room
  • and more

A connected community

  • *Dining Hall - 1 to 5 minute walk 
  • Gym - 1 to 5 minute walk 
  • Games room
  • Music practice room
  • Retail shops (UniverCity) - 10 to 15 minute walk
  • Coffee shops - 5 minute walk

East/West Towers sample floor plan: room  

  • Single-occupancy only (i.e., no roommates, private) 
  • Room size (approximate):
  • Residence capacity: 482

Download floorplans: COMING SOON

  • East Tower A
  • West Tower B