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    Congratulations to our newest graduates who join our vibrant community of 140,000+ alumni in 130+ countries.

    Tag your Convocation photos with #MySFUGrad on Instagram for a chance to win alumni prize packs!


    These Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) govern the “#MySFUGrad” contest (the “Sweepstakes”) offered by the SFU Alumni Association (“SFU Alumni”) and by submitting an entry to the Sweepstakes, you have accepted these Terms in their entirety:
    Eligibility.    No purchase necessary. Anyone can enter but only those Convocating from Simon Fraser University (“SFU”) on October 6-7, 2016 are eligible to win. SFU Alumni reserves the right to review the eligibility of the potential winner before the Prize is awarded.

    Entries.    To enter the Sweepstakes, those graduating must post their photo to Instagram with the hashtag #MySFUGrad. Entries will close at 11:59 a.m. PST on October 11, 2016. The odds of winning prizes depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

    Prizes.         SFU Alumni will award six (6) prizes that vary in composition; each will include SFU swag. The Prize is offered “as is”, cannot be exchanged for cash, and there is no written, expressed, or implied warranty. 

    Draw.        The Sweepstakes winner will be selected in a random drawing held on October 12, 2016 from all eligible entries received by SFU Alumni, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. The potential winners will be notified via Instagram. If the potential winner is found not to be eligible or not in compliance with these Terms, if the Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if the Prize is rejected, the potential winner will be disqualified and the Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. The Prize is non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution is permitted, except at the sole option of SFU Alumni for a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes will be mailed via Canada Post. Undeliverable prizes will not be awarded. 

    Internet.     If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of SFU Alumni which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, SFU Alumni reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. SFU Alumni disclaims all responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, problem or technical malfunctions, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, which may limit your ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Where the Sweepstakes involves access or use of a third party website (“Third Party Website”), you understand and agree that: (a) SFU Alumni has no control over the Third Party Website whatsoever; (b) you are solely and fully responsible for your use of the Third Party Website; and (c) SFU Alumni disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for any harm resulting from you use of any Third Party Website. 

    General.     SFU Alumni disclaims any responsibility for incorrect entry information, including, but not limited to, human or technical error. By participating, entrants acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and the decisions of SFU Alumni, which are final. The Prize is non transferable and no cash alternative will be offered. All personal information will be used in accordance with SFU Alumni’s privacy policy ( SFU Alumni reserves the right to disqualify, and seek any applicable legal remedies and damages from, any individual or entrant tampering with the entry process or the Sweepstakes in any way whatsoever.

    This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administrated by, or associated with Instagram and Hootsuite.

    Publicity.    The winner, in accepting the Prize, (or their parent/legal guardian if the winner is under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence) consent to SFU Alumni’s use of their name and photographs for purposes of advertising, trade and promotion in any and all media, without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.