Shell House

A community living experience

Welcome first and second year undergraduate students. Live on campus and experience being part of a group of students who have similar goals. Shell House is a traditional-style, private single room residence for undergraduate students. Take the next step in your journey with a community that works together while you explore your interdependency. Welcome to a relaxed and diverse community.

Continue your SFU Residence Journey

Shell House has single-occupancy only (i.e., no roommates, private) which means that you won't have to share your room with anybody. All floors are gender inclusive and quiet living floors are available. Common areas (i.e., washroom, lounges, kitchen, laundry) are shared spaces for all residents living in Shell House. Explore what Shell House has to offer.

Residents are minutes away from everything

  • Dining Commons* - 1 to 5 minute walk 
  • Gym - 1 to 5 minute walk 
  • Retail (UniverCity) - 10 minute walk
  • Coffee shops - 5 minute walk
  • Library - 5 minute walk
  • Walk to class - 5 - 10 minute walk
  • Trails - 1 - 10 minute walk
  • Late night study sessions

*All Towers' residents are required to be on a meal membership.

Each private room includes

  • Standard single bed and mattress
    (39" X 78")
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Bookshelf
  • Small fridge
  • Small closet
  • Shelving
  • Bulletin board
  • Curtains or blinds
  • Shaw WiFi High-speed Internet (wireless)

Shell house shared space

  • Shared washrooms
  • Shared kitchens (stoves, ovens, cupboards, microwaves)
  • Shared lounges (with wireless internet)
  • Laundry room
  • No elevator

shell house floor plan

  • Each room is single-occupancy only (i.e., no roommates, private)
  • Residence capacity: 130
  • Room size (approximate): 108 Sq. ft.

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