A variety of spaces and services
available to the SFU student community

Art, performance, and leisure:
  • Gamer’s Lounge: the hub for eSports and recreational gaming on SFU Burnaby campus! Located on the second floor of the Student Union Building, the lounge features 16 high-spec gaming PCs and 2 TVs for console gaming. The Gaming Lounge is free to use and available for all current SFU Undergraduate students (players of all experience levels and interests are welcome) during scheduled drop in sessions. 
  • Dance/Movement Rehearsal Room, located on the 2nd floor with a standard capacity of 25 people. 
  • 2 Music Rehearsal booths, located on the 1st floor with a 2-person capacity each. Can be booked in person at the GO desk indicating what instrument you will be using.
Dining and rest:
  • Coffee shop, located on the 3rd floor.  
  • Community kitchen, located on the 2nd floor. [Select booking only]
  • Dining hall,  located on the 2nd floor.
  • Nap room, located on the 1st floor. [Open Monday to Friday, 9am – 8pm]
  • Convenience store, located on the 2nd floor 
Event, Meeting, and conference:
  • Multi-use ballroom, located on the 5th floor with a 220-seat capacity.
  • Multi-use boardroom,  located on the 4th floor with a 26-person standard capacity.
  • 14 self-serve meeting rooms all located on the 4th floor with a capacity of 1-6 people. 
  • 1 meeting room with a 10-seat capacity, located on the 4th floor. [Currently not available for use]
  • 1 meeting room with a 10-seat capacity, located on the 3rd floor. 
  • 1 meeting room, located on the 2nd floor with a 16 person standard capacity.
  • 2 meeting rooms with an 18-seat capacity each, equipped with video conference capabilities, located on the 2nd floor. 
General Office (GO) Desk: 

The GO desk is located on the 3rd floor and is the first point of contact for any queries related to the SUB.

Open Spaces:

Each floor contains lounge seating, study tables, study desks in a variety of arrangements to suit your study and socializing needs.

SFU Student Groups:

These 8 student groups have allocated spaces at the SUB that support and provide resources and safe communities on campus. All of them are based on the 1st floor except SASS and SUS common rooms that are on the 3rd floor.

CJSF broadcasts from Simon Fraser University Burnaby campus at 90.1 FM to most of Greater Vancouver. As a campus and community station, CJSF strives to provide points of view that are rarely expressed in mainstream media. This includes music that isn’t top 40 and news that isn’t on the big media outlets. As a non-commercial station, CJSF takes pride in being an alternative to mainstream media and offers the public a forum for expressing points of view that otherwise may not be heard. 

The SFU Disability and Neurodiversity Alliance is a student-led network of community members who identify as disabled, autistic, neurodivergent, deaf, mad and/or as having a disability, chronic illness, long-term condition, or mental illness.

Embark Sustainability is a non-profit student society, based out of SFU, catalyzing sustainability journeys for the next generation of leaders.

The Society of Arts and Social Sciences represents the interests and welfare of its members to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and to the University and has SUB 3220 as a dedicated common room.

SOCA is a space to represent and advocate for students who self-identify within the varied African Diasporic and Afro-Canadian cultures at SFU. SOCA also organizes events throughout the year and continually provides resources about the lived experiences and expertise of African Diasporic and Afro-Canadian students on campus.

SFPIRG is a student-funded and student-directed resource centre dedicated to social and environmental justice. Areas of their work include education, action, research, and community-building.

The FNMISA is an Indigenous student-run association within Simon Fraser University. The FNMISA provides a variety of support functions to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) including supporting and preserving the various cultural diversities of FNMI peoples, advocating for services and resources to promote increased awareness of FNMI cultures and issues to the Simon Fraser University Community and to respond in a responsible and lawful manner to any negative stereotypical images of FNMI peoples within the media of SFU or media in the community at large.

The Science Undergraduate Society represents the interest and welfare of its members to the Faculty of Science and to the University.  The SUS common room is SUB 3230.

  • Prayer space,  located on the 2nd floor. 
SFSS offices:

The SUB also hosts office spaces for the SFSS student-elected Executive Officers located on the 4th floor and for the SFSS staff on the 3rd floor.

SFSS student-oriented services:

Located on the 2nd  floor.

Located on the 3rd floor, the Student Advocacy Coordinator supports undergraduates at SFU in academic and non-academic matters by providing resources and options, in a confidential manner, to create a safe and respectful space for students and improving their overall university experience. This new office was launched in the fall of 2021 in response to student demand.

 Located on the 3rd floor, The SFSS Student Centre is dedicated to serving the needs of clubs and student unions. The Member Services Coordinators and Assistants help these groups with anything ranging from room bookings and event planning, to funding and governance support. 

 The Student Centre also administers the free legal clinic and food bank certificate program, which are available to all SFSS members. 

Located on the 2nd floor, Out On Campus is a department of the SFSS dedicated to supporting SFU’s LGBTQ+ students and their allies.

Located on the 2nd floor, is a department of the Simon Fraser Student Society committed to opposing all forms of oppression and offering a safe space for women inspired by a  five-point mandate (Pro-feminist, Sex-positive, Trans & Intersex Inclusive, Pro-choice and Anti-racist).

View and download the SUB floorplans here.