Thesis Defence Room booking form

 To book the Thesis Defence Room, use our NEW Thesis Defence Room booking tool.

For all Thesis Defence Room bookings

Required information for all bookings:

  • There are different options for timing and equipment: please read the instructions on the booking tool carefully, including for blocking off the correct period of time.
  • Before you start the booking process, check our booking form preview to make sure you have all the information you need.

Look for a confirmation email: 

  • Your reservation is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation email.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation email in 2-3 business days please contact the SFU Library at

Book a practice session:

  • We highly recommend that students book an 1-hour practice session prior to their defence (especially if Zoom is required).
  • Use the booking tool to book a practice session. Please choose the Practice Session option in the booking form.

Library and Graduate Program Assistant roles 

Note that:

  • Library staff will only book the Thesis Defence Room at the request of Graduate Program Assistants.
  • It is the graduate program's responsibility to notify the student and committee members of the location and date of the defence.