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Move In is the 1st of Every Month

Everyone’s excited to get to campus, many are feeling all the emotions that surface when arriving, and it’s the first day of your new adventure as an SFU resident for you and your family. Make sure to read the information provided below carefully to ensure your move in goes smoothly. We are thrilled that you will be joining our SFU Residence and Housing community.

Moving in Fall 2022?

  1. Make an appointment for move in via MyPlace@SFU
  2. The appointment time is your window for using the loading zone elevator
  3. Arrive to the Family Housing building at 8989 Highland Court
  4. A staff member will be at the Pavillion to welcome you and get you access to the loading zone and your keys 

What if I miss the check-in deadline?

If you don't move in by the end of the first day of the SFU term, we will assume you are not arriving and your room will be offered to the next person on the wait list. Your room will be cancelled and all cancellation fees will apply.  If you wish to arrive after move in day, please email housing@sfu.ca to arrange your late arrival.

Read your residence contract and handbook

You’ve signed your contract, but have you read it? What about your Residence and Housing handbook? It contains important information including: community standards, regulations and Meal Memberships. Includes important COVID-19 addendums.

READ YOUR RESIDENCE CONTRACT AND HANDBOOK

Check your SFU email

Your move in newsletters will start showing up in your email inbox approximately four weeks prior to move in.  Keep an eye out for this newsletter as it contains important information that will help make your move in simple and easy.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SFU EMAIL

Update your mailing list

Before you arrive, make sure you've updated your family and friends with your new address. 

UPDATE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS

Get Tenant Insurance

It is always good to be prepared for an unexpected emergency such as building floods, fires and theft of your personal items. Having Tenant Insurance will give you peace of mind in case something unexpected happens to you and/or your personal belongings.

LEARN ABOUT TENANT INSURANCE

Services and amenities

As a resident at SFU, we want to make your life engaging and simple. Feel free to explore and familiarize yourself with everything in your new community.

LEARN ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY