• Dial 911 In Case of Emergency!

    Winter Weather Procedures

    • What you need to know

      The Capilano University homepage is the official source of closure information. Unless a specific closure message appears on the homepage, the University is open.

      As temperatures dip, there are important things to keep in mind. Here’s how you can find information about University operations, classes, transportation and getting around campus.

      • Visit our homepage at capilanou.ca for up-to-date information about campus closures.
        • We will post closure announcements and updates as close to 6:30 a.m. as possible. 
        • Check out Capilano University’s Facebook and Twitter page for updates.
      • Download the CapUSafe app on your Apple or Android device.
        • We will send you push notifications through the app in the event of a campus closure.
      • Take a look at other social media channels
      • Listen to the radio or watch the local news. Here are the key media outlets to monitor: 

        Vancouver traffic - 730 AM 
        CKNW - 980 AM 
        CKWX - 1130 AM

        BCTV Global (channel 11)
        CTV-Vancouver (channel 9)
        CBC TV-BC (channel 3)

      Stay safe on the roads

      Before heading out on the roads, visit TransLink or the B.C. Government Road ReportsYou can sign up to receive transit alerts from Translink.

      If you are unsure of driving conditions, use alternative transportation

      If you decide to drive

      • Drive slowly and with added caution.
      • Plan for a longer than normal commute with possible major delays.
      • Pack extra clothes, safety equipment and other emergency supplies.
      • Ensure your cellular phone or other wireless device is fully charged at all times.

      I’m an employee. What do I need to know about campus closures?

      Refer to the Emergency University Closure Policy for correct procedures during complete or partial University closures.

      • The University is open unless closure information is posted on our website.