Move in day

Summer 2020 Move in day is happening on May 7, 2020 starting at 9:00 a.m.
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. Make sure to read the information provided carefully to ensure the day goes smoothly. We are thrilled that you will be joining our SFU Residence and Housing community.

When do I move in?

Burnaby Residence

Spring 2020 move in: May 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Please DO NOT arrive early. Arrive at 9:00 a.m. or later 

 Vancouver Residence

As our main office is on Burnaby campus, to check in and get keys for your new home, please let us know approximately when you will be arriving by emailing

When you arrive at the airport or close to arriving at the building, call the front desk at 778-782-4201. Our front desk staff will either connect with our on-site community advisors or Harbour Center Security to meet you at the building.

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 to arrange your late arrival.

How do I get to SFU Residence and Housing?

Find out how to get to the SFU Burnaby and Vancouver Campus via public transportation or driving routes.


Where do I check in, park and unload on January 2, 2020?

Burnaby Residents:

Check In: TBD
Parking: TBD
*Please Note
the Residence Main Lot Parking is for unloading only 

Vancouver Residents: 

Please find street parking close to the CCIC building.