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SFU mail is the emailing system at SFU for all SFU members.


SFU’s Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) refers to using two or more independent items to verify your identity, typically something you know (i.e., your SFU computing ID and password) and something you have (i.e., a time-based code).


SFU VPN is a way for faculty, staff and graduate students to remotely connect to SFU's internal network using a secure (encrypted) and private connection. SFU VPN provides access to SFU systems that are typically inaccessible while working remotely.


SurveyMonkey is a full-featured web survey tool with a wide variety of question types and reporting. This service is provided to support surveys for university-related teaching, learning, research, and administrative purposes.


Microsoft OneDrive is a file hosting and synchronization service for individual use at the university.


PaperCut is the printing service for SFU & FIC students, available in computer labs and libraries across all three campuses.


An SFU computing account is your digital ID used to access university systems, such as email, wifi and more.


The IT Service Desk provides an initial point of contact for information technology/computing issues at SFU.


Video conferencing provides faculty, staff, and students with the ability to hold or attend live meetings, lectures, and presentations with colleagues from remote locations.


Look up individuals in the SFU Directory to find their email address and primary department of work. Additionally, you can set your outgoing SFU Mail email address in SFU Directory.


Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) is a virtual collaboration app that brings together Microsoft 365 services (such as Office and OneDrive) to keep you virtually connected to the SFU community from anywhere at any time.


Group Management simplifies access management by letting you use the same group or role across many services at SFU.


Provide wireless (Wi-Fi) connection to access campus internet services.


SFU Maillist is a web application designed to simplify the management of SFU email addresses.


Canvas is SFU's institutionally supported learning management system.


Faculty of Applied Science IT Support


Remote, secure, locally hosted file storage and multi-device sync application. Hosted entirely within the SFU datacentre. Clients available for Mac OS, Windows, Linus, as well as iOS and Android. 50GB of space available to all owners of an SFU computing account.


Microsoft Office (or MS Office) is a collection of productivity tools that includes Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher. Most applications within the Office suite are available on desktop, mobile app, or on browsers via cloud services.


SurveyMonkey should be used instead of SFU Websurvey. However, SFU Websurvey remains available for uses that have not been transitioned to other more modern tools.


A static web page publishing service for individuals


Installation, operation and maintenance of publicly available web cameras of SFU.


Faculty of Science IT Support


Created by students, for students, SFU Snap provides students with the information they need to easily plan their campus experience. Access personalized information including course schedules, exams, and upcoming Canvas assignments plus your library record. Also find room locations, consult transit schedules, and explore campus services like dining and parking.