Academic Advising

Student Responsibility 

Each student is responsible for ensuring that his or her academic choices meet the requirements for graduation.  All requirements are outlined in the SFU Calendar, which is available online. Please note that the SFU Calendar is considered the authority for official information, therefore we recommend that students refer to the calendar for information pertaining to Program Requirements, including course prerequisites.

Academic Advising Information

  • For all admission and transfer credit queries
  • Newly admitted students are undeclared


  • For first year FASS students (newly admitted students are undeclared)
  • Course and degree planning
  • FANx99, FALx99, and WQB requirements
  • Choosing a program (Major/Joint Major/Extended Minor/Minor)
  • Tools and Resources
  • If you are a newly admitted student or have less than 60 units transferred to SFU 
  • Course and degree planning
  • FANx99, FALx99, and WQB requirements
  • Choosing a program (Major/Joint Major/Extended Minor/Minor)
  • Tools and Resources
  • Academic difficulty (AP/BOT/RTW)


Psychology Declaration

Declaration means formal approval into the program. Newly admitted students including transfer students are undeclared. If you are waiting to declare into the PSYC Major, Joint Major, or Extended Minor, we recommend declaring into the Minor first and then switching. You can submit your declaration request via our declaration form here once you have completed the following: 

To declare your program, please complete the form by the following dates to guarantee your declaration into our PSYC programs before the start of the enrollment period:

-  November 1  (Spring enrollment)
-  March 1  (Summer enrollment)
-  July 1  (Fall enrollment)

Any declaration requests submitted after these dates will be delayed and will be processed on an on-going basis.

Psychology Undergraduate Advising

  • Psychology undergraduate advising is for students who are declared into a psychology program. 
  • Currently all advising appointments are done remotely via Zoom and booked through Advisor Link, no in-person appointments are available

Drop-In Advising Hours (via Zoom): 

  • Tuesdays 10AM-11AM and Thursdays 10AM-11AM 
    • NOTE: Drop In Advising on Thursday February 15th is cancelled    
  • To access the Zoom Link, please log in to Advisor Link. Note that drop-in advising are for quick inquiries; if you would like to discuss graduation checks or program planning, please book a 20 minute advising appointment with us via Advisor Link
Advisor Link is the new system for booking academic advising appointments at SFU. Log-in to access advising using your computing ID and password. You can learn more about using Advisor link in this short video.


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