Stay Connected

Even though you are self-isolating, you are not alone. You may be trying to forge new friendships while also trying to maintain old ones. If you are now living away from home, you might also be becoming increasingly independent – making this a difficult time in your life! 

Find out about events, workshops, and ways to engage remotely in the Community Connection hub. The table below also includes free virtual events that can help you stay connected (and potentially learn something new in the process, too!):

Online resources and activities

Hosted by: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows: Find resources on research, learning, wellness, peer support in the Community Guide for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Additional resources are also available for Indigenous Graduate Students and International Graduate Students.

Hosted by: Graduate Student Society
Get involved with the Graduate Student Society (GSS), a student-led organization that advocates for all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Serve as an Executive Member for your Caucus, apply for a paid GSS position, or join a Committee or Working Group!

Hosted by: Health & Counselling Services
Explore the mental health and well-being supports available to you and get connected to those that meet your needs.

Hosted by: Indigenous Student Centre
Currently enrolled, self-identified Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) students are welcome to attend programs and services that are unique, cultural, and holistic.

Hosted by: International Services for Students
Learn more about making new friends, top 10 Self-Isolation Tips from our Global Peers, and 14 Activities for 14 Days in Self-Isolation here.

Hosted by: The Multifaith Centre
Connect with a Chaplain or faith-based group to support your spiritual well-being. Check out the Calendar of Events to get connected with a community of friends.

Hosted by: Simon Fraser Student Society
Get involved with the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS), a student-led organization representing and advocating for all undergraduate students’ interests. 

Hosted by: Student Engagement & Retention
Explore volunteer and paid opportunities.

Hosted by: SFU Recreation
Drop-in for live fitness classes, meditations, or at-home workouts to improve your health and mental clarity during self-isolation

Hosted by: Residence and Housing
Email to connect with your Community Advisor and your residence community!

Hosted by: Non-SFU entity
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SFSS has created a Discord Server where you can connect to other students, join community-building events, or access online games with your peers. Please note this platform is managed and run by a non-SFU entity.  

Contact

Email student_support@sfu.ca and a representative from the Self-Isolation Support Team will contact you.