JumpStart gives you the opportunity to get a head start as a new student and get to know the campus before the term starts.

Who is JumpStart for?

If you’re a new student who’s been accepted to Capilano University, JumpStart is for you. 

Come to one of the JumpStart Sessions to connect with other new students and learn about the resources and services to help you succeed.

Why come to JumpStart?

  • learn about financial aid & student loans, academic advising, student services and more;
  • connect with current and future students;
  • get to know the campus and its services; and
  • figure out your next steps as a CapU student.

Upcoming JumpStart dates

  • Wednesday, May 20, 5 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
  • Saturday, June 13, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
  • Wednesday, June 17, 5 – 8:30 p.m.

*with optional overnight experience at the CapU Residence.

Note: Sign up is per person, not per family.

Parents and student supporter orientation

Simultaneously to JumpStart, there is a parent and student supporter orientation for those that support their new CapU students. Learn what to expect during your student's first year of university and how you can support them during this important transition.

*Students and families do not need to attend during the same day if schedules do not allow.

Visit Parent & Student Supporter Orientation to learn more and register.

JumpStart in Residence experience

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in student residence? Wonder no more!

JumpStart provides a unique opportunity to admitted students to spend the night at the CapU Residence and experience programming with Residence Advisors (RAs). Keep in mind only our Saturday JumpStart Sessions offer this opportunity.

You do not have to live outside of Vancouver to participate in this experience. To learn more about residence, visit the CapU Residence page for more information.

Privacy statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy and personal information through responsible information management practices. We collect, use, retain, disclose and dispose of personal information in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), other applicable legislation and Capilano University privacy management practices.

This form collects personal information for the purposes of verification of JumpStart registration.  It is collected by Capilano University under (s)(26)(c) of FIPPA.  By submitting this form, you are providing your consent for the Student Affairs Office to collect and use this information for this purpose. If you have any questions, please contact studentaffairs@capilanou.ca.