Copyright for students at SFU

Canada's Copyright Act and SFU's Copyright policies affect the ways in which you can use copyright protected materials in the course of your education at SFU. In this section you will find FAQs as well as tools, links and other resources about copying and sharing copyright protected materials in your courses and when writing your thesis or dissertation.

Because students often perform multiple roles at the university, you may also find the Instructors and Authors & other creators pages useful.

Please review this website for answers to your questions and contact the Copyright Office ( if you do not find the information you need.