MENU

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. 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.

minutes away from everything

  • Dining Commons - 1 - 5 minute walk 
  • Gym - 1 - 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

Each private room includes

All Measurements: Width x Length x Height
  • Standard twin size mattress (39" x 78")
  • Desk (59.5” x 27” x 29”) + Chair
  • Wall shelf x 5 (47.5” x 9.5” x 14”)
  • Compact fridge (3.1 cu ft) with Freezer (0.87 cu ft) (20" x 18.5" x 32.5")
  • Drawers under bed x 2 (22.5” x 24” x 8”)
 
 
  • Blinds
  • Built in Wardrobe:
    • Mirror
    • Storage, 2 drawers & 2 shelves (17” x 24” x 75”)
    • Clothes closet with clothes hanging rod (28.5” x 24” x 75”)
  • Internet:Shaw Wifi High-Speed and ethernet connections

Shell house shared space

  • Shared washrooms
  • Shared kitchens (stoves, ovens, cupboards, microwaves)
  • Shared lounges (with wireless internet)
  • Laundry room

Quick Facts

  • Each room is single-occupancy only (i.e., no roommates, private)
  • No elevator
  • Average room size (approximate): 10.3 m2  110 Sq. ft.
  • Residence capacity: 130

Download Floorplan