As one of your first CapU experiences, New International Student Orientation will be fun and meaningful!
- Meet CapU staff and instructors who are here to teach, coach and guide you.
- Get to know your mentors! They're eager to support you and show you around and help you navigate your first term.
- Receive tips on how to use your Welcome Guide for International Students.
- Attend workshops aimed to help you do well in class and adjust to your life as a CapU student.
- Explore student services, supports and social events all while expanding your network.
Orientation has gone virtual! But you can still get acquainted with the North Vancouver Campus by watching our campus tour video.
Sign up for Spring 2021 (January) New International Student Orientation
Mandatory for all new international students
During this virtual event, you will see the CapU spirit come alive! This is your opportunity to meet your fellow students and learn about your new University all while having fun and making your first CapU memories.
In order to ensure you are best prepared to succeed on your academic journey, the New International Student Orientation is mandatory for all new international students.
If you are uncertain about your travel plans or study permit status, we still recommend you register for the New International Student Orientation so you can learn about what to expect as a CapU student.
While you're at it..
- Check out your Welcome Guide for New International Students on eLearn!
It has everything you need to know (and then some) about starting at CapU and will be an important resource for you to reference at different times throughout your studies. To access the Welcome Guide, login to eLearn and click on the Welcome Guide for New International Students course in your dashboard.
- Sign up for a Student Mentor!
Our student mentors are part of the International Leadership & Mentorship Program (ILMP) and are specifically trained to help you navigate your first term at CapU. As our mentors are in their second year or more, they are seasoned pros and eager to share helpful tips and tricks for being a successful student, show you how to access student services, and invite you to fun events so you can start meeting new people and making new friends.
- Update your contact info!
It is important that we have your most up to date contact info, especially if you have a new Canadian address. So please be sure you double check your student account to confirm your information is accurate. To do this, login to your MyCapU account and click on the “Personal Information” tab, and make any required updates from there.
Starting in Summer or Fall 2021?
As we are unsure what the future will look like in relation COVID-19, we have not yet determined whether the Summer or Fall 2021 Orientation events will be online or in person.
We will be sure to send further information to your CapU email as soon as we have more details.