Register now for our virtual JumpStart and Parent Orientation event being held on May 1, 2021! See the schedule and details below.

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This is an event for admitted students to connect with the University and learn about next steps at CapU. It will be an opportunity to engage with faculty, current students and student services.

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

Simultaneously to JumpStart, there will be a Parent and Student Supporter Orientation for those who 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.

Register for May 1, 2021 JumpStart and Parent Orientation

Why come to JumpStart and Parent-O?

  • 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;
  • Figure out your next steps as a CapU student;
  • Engage with faculty through presentations and Q+A sessions; and
  • Learn how to support your new CapU student in their next steps.

Schedule overview

Saturday, May 1, 2021 – Online

The day will begin with a welcome session at 9 a.m. for all attendees.

International Students Welcome: 8 – 9 a.m.

Attendees: International students only

International students are invited to join an additional early morning session at 8 a.m., which focuses on topics such as immigration, health insurance and other basics.

Welcome to CapU: 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Attendees: All students and parents

Learn about academic advising, financial aid, residence life and getting involved on campus.

Parent Panel – First Year Experience: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Attendees: Parents only

Led by parents and includes a Q&A session.

Student Panel – First Year Experience: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Attendees: Students only

Led by current students with activities and prizes!

Faculty Sessions: 12:30 – 3 p.m.

Attendees: All students and parents

Faculty from different schools will host 30 minute sessions during this time range, and you will choose which to attend. You will receive more details by email prior to JumpStart.