Start your time off right by attending Orientation and see the CapU spirit come alive!

CapU students playing Jenga at New Student Orientation.

New Student Orientations happen before the start of each term.

At Orientation, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet CapU staff and faculty who are here to teach, coach and guide you.
  • Learn about academic and student support services available to you.
  • Explore campus life, athletics, student clubs, social events and more.
  • Attend workshops aimed to help you do well in class and adjust as a student.
  • Make friends with other new and returning students.
  • Have fun and make your first CapU memories!

Summer 2023 Orientation

Welcome to all our new students starting at CapU this summer! The Summer 2023 orientation will take place virtually with some components in-person at our North Vancouver campus. 

You will receive the registration information and programming details soon via your myCapU email.

REGISTER for Orientation

Orientation schedule

Meet with faculty and staff, connect with new and current students, be introduced to the campus and important resources, meet your mentors, and learn all the tips you need to succeed throughout your CapU journey.


Join us for our New Student Orientation, meet members of the Student Affairs Team and learn all you need to know about starting at Capilano University.

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Join us for an afternoon of activities, BBQ lunch and getting to know more about CapU! 

Orientation Workshops and Breakout Sessions

This workshop will look at how to navigate conflicts that may come up in your personal or university life and how to find creative solutions that work for you and the other person.

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Move beyond job titles and transform how you see yourself engaging with the world. Be prepared to explore the problems, challenges, and opportunities that ignite and move you closer to discovering engaging and fulfilling work.

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Fundamentals of academic integrity and its key concerts, student rights and responsibilities on academic integrity.

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In this student-led workshop, the Writing Centre’s peer tutors will share the writing strategies that help them excel on their essays!

Providing tips and best practices they have gained through their experiences as both peer tutors and students, they will help you become more prepared for your first university writing assignments.

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This workshop provides an overview of time management, active reading and impactful notetaking techniques that are sure to set you up for success at CapU!

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A chance to connect and hear from some of your peers and student leaders on their experiences, getting involved, and tips and tricks to campus life.

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There are many scholarships, bursaries, and awards offered at Capilano University; this workshop will assist students in navigating through all their options and provide them with the knowledge to ensure that they are 'in the running' for free money.

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Facilitated by current student Luv Dogra, this workshop takes you through everything there is to know about gaining confidence in communicating with your peers and instructors.

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Returning student and wanting to get involved? Sign up to volunteer below.

Sign up to be an orientation leader

CapU May Mingle

We are inviting all new and returning students to our CapU May Mingle on May 25, 2023, over the lunch hour.

Join us for a beer garden, live music, lawn games and a photo treasure hunt! Lots of prizes to be won. Come and have a taste of what CapU Student Life is all about.

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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