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  • The Reference Indexes are located on the 6th floor of SFU Burnaby's Bennett library. They are located along the north side of the floor, currently shelved besides the Statstics Canada section.

    Click here to see a map of the 6th floor.

  • At SFU Burnaby's Bennett Library, washrooms are located on every floor. Consult the Washrooms entry under Floor Plans, for detailed directions. 

    At both the Vancouver and Surrey campuses, washrooms are available outside the library.

  • At SFU Burnaby's Bennett Library there is a paper cutter on the third floor, near the printers and photocopiers.

    At SFU Vancouver's Belzberg Library there is a paper cutter near the photocopiers. 

    At SFU Surrey's Fraser Library, a paper cutter and other office supplies that can be found in the Library's print/copy room (3625).


  • At the Bennett Library, a pencil sharpener, and other office supplies can be found at the stationery table near the printers on the 6th, 5th, and 3rd floors (including Reserves).

    At Belzberg, a pencil sharpener, and other office supplies can be found next to the photocopiers.

    At the Surrey library, a pencil sharpener, and other office supplies, can be found in the Library's print/copy room (3625).


  • At SFU Burnaby's Bennett Library, a stapler and other office supplies can be found at the stationery table near the printers on the 6th, 5th, and 3rd floors. There is also a stapler at the table near the photocopier in Reserves on the 3rd floor.

    At SFU Vancouver's Belzberg Library, a stapler is available near the photocopiers.

    At SFU Surrey's Fraser Library, a pencil sharpener and other office supplies can be found in the Library's print/copy room (3625).

  • The Student Learning Commons (SLC) provides "strategy tutoring" for SFU students, that is, we will help you develop writing, reading, exam preparation, and other academic strategies you can apply to your course material. 

    For course content questions, be sure to talk with your professor or TA.  They really want you to use their office hours!  Read Get to know Your Teaching Assistant to learn more about working with your TA.

    If you are looking for a "content tutor", that is, someone other than your professor or TA to help you learn the specific content of your courses, here are a few places to try:

    1. For help with FAN-X99 or MATH 190, contact the Q Support Centre which is operated by the SFU Math Department and staffed by SFU TAs . Students looking for a private tutor for any other SFU mathematics course can contact the Math Undergraduate Secretary at

    2. For Statistics courses, email the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences at, and specify the course for which you would like help.

    3. Tutoring is available for several lower-division science and math courses through the Science and Math Peer Tutoring Program.

    4.  A number of SFU Departments maintain lists of graduate students who will tutor for a fee.  Contact each department directly from this list .

    5.  The talkSFU discussion forum has a Tutor Exchange in which private tutors serving SFU advertise their services and students post requests for tutors. 

    6.  UBC maintains a database of tutors for hire . You can search for tutors in your discipline and/or location.  The registry includes tutors from all over Vancouver and the suburbs.

    Remember to follow the SFU guidelines for working with a tutor!  See You and Your Tutor: Knowing the Boundaries.


  • The following banks are within easy walking distance of SFU Surrey. Clicking on the bank's name will take you to their "find the nearest ABM or branch" page.

  • The following dictionaries can be found in the Library:


  • Computer availability

    See computer availability for real time updates on available and in-use computers at all three SFU Libraries.

    W.A.C Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)

    • Computers are available on the 3rd floor (main floor) as well as on the 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th floors.
    • See IT Services' list of Lab Locations on the Burnaby campus for more computer workstations, as well as hours and food policies.

    Belzberg Library (SFU Vancouver) and Fraser Library (SFU Surrey)

    • At SFU Vancouver,  go to the Instructional Computing Centre down the hall from the Library.
    • At the Fraser Library  at SFU there are computers available for email, word processing, and research.
    • See IT Services' Computer Labs for information about computer labs on all three campuses. 


  • General maps of all SFU campuses are available through Facilities Services.

    More detailed maps and floor plans: Vancouver / Surrey / Burnaby. Also see the directory of buildings for the Burnaby campus.

    The SFU Centre for Accessible Learning (CAL) publishes a map showing all elevator locations at the Burnaby campus, as well as somewhat dated physical access guides (including detailed floor maps) for the Burnaby and Vancouver campuses .

    And for those who like to get outside, here's a trail map and an orienteering map for the Burnaby campus.