New Students

We're thrilled you’ve chosen to study at CapU and we can't wait to welcome you to one of our four beautiful campuses.

As a student at CapU, the door is open to fascinating ideas and incredible opportunities. Start your new life with fellow students from across the world and discover who you are – and who you want to be.

Starting university can be intimidating, so our aim is to make it as easy as possible for you – and leave you time to have some fun. Here's how we'll help you navigate your first steps as a CapU student.

Writing Centre Peer Leaders in the Learning Commons

Information for New Students

Looking for a quick overview of resources and services available to you? Check out our breakdown of what you need to know.

Getting Started
Student volunteer taking new students on tour

Experience CapU

Get a glimpse of what CapU has to offer before fall Orientation and learn about the resources and services to help you succeed.

Experience CapU
Students at orientation in gymnasium


Start making friends, attend workshops and social events, and get familiar with campus resources. Take a look at our Orientation page to learn more.

Student mentors in Birch Building

Request a Peer Mentor

A peer mentor is an experienced CapU student who can help you get acquainted to CapU.

Peer Mentorship
The Student Affairs team at the New Student Orientation
The Student Affairs team at the New Student Orientation.
Students attending the President's BBQ outside the Birch Building
Students attending the President's BBQ outside the Birch Building.


Have questions?

Student Affairs

Orientation Organizer
604 986 1911, ext. 3426

Wong and Trainor Centre for International Experience

International Student Orientation
604 990 7914
604 983 7576 (fax)
Library Building, room LB127