CARES Program: Isolation for arrival into Canada

Who is this program for:

If you are a SFU or FIC student arriving to Canada and:

  • will be living off campus and need to arrange their self isolation in a location other than their living space
  • will be moving in to residence and need to arrange their self isolation
  • are currently living in residence and need to isolate due to international travel
  • or are at risk due to your living situation and need help with a self-isolation plan

Please register at least ten (10) days prior to arrival to allow us to reivew your registration and eligibility.


  1. Ensure that you have registered your plan: a. SFU Isolation Planning OR b. FIC Isolation Planning.
  2. Ensure that you are reviewing the Canadian travel requirements
  3. Book your hotel as per the CARES webpage
  4. Register your CARES plan through the portal for review
  5. Recieve your confirmation of registration email from the CARES team to be eligible for funding and suppport.
You must be enrolled in credits / enrolled in your program to be eligible for this program.
Package Options

Please review the pacakge options on the CARES website

  • You will be responsible for the final charges for your stay.
  • SFU is not financially responsible for the cost of your hotel stay.
  • You will be required to have a credit card for booking and at the time of check in.

If you have any concerns about this, please email

SFU students:

Need more information: SFU CARES program: COVID Assistance and Remote Engagement Support

Need additional support:

FIC students:

Visit Travelling to Canada for information AND follow the steps outlined on the page. This includes filling out the FIC Self-Isolation Questionnaire at least 10 days prior to travelling.

FIC is here to support you and to make your travels as smooth as possible. If you have any questions please feel free to email us at

Need more information: FIC Covid19 Updates