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Start your time off right at CapU. Register for JumpStart from June 20 to July 8, 2022.

Students enjoying a JumpStart session at CapU.

Are you planning to attend CapU in the fall? Don’t miss JumpStart, a series of virtual workshops and activities designed to prepare you for school.

Step one: Sign up for JumpStart Workshops

A series of virtual workshops and activities designed to prepare you for school this fall. Pick and choose which workshops and activities interest you and work best with your schedule.

Sign up for Jumpstart Workshops

JumpStart Workshops

Hear from CapU student leaders and get tips on starting university, student life, and campus resources. Connect with other students and maybe even win some prizes! This session is for students only.

JOIN SESSION

Preparing for your post-secondary education can feel complicated, but figuring out how to pay for it doesn't have to be.

In this virtual workshop, you will meet with a Financial Aid Advisor who will provide you with a roadmap of available financial options to help you get started on creating your own educational financial plan. Both students and parents/supporters are invited to attend this session.

JOIN SESSION

Need to know how to set up your academic accommodations? We'll walk you through the process & answer questions including use of your IEP. Both students and parents/supporters are invited to attend this session.

JOIN SESSION - June 21

JOIN SESSION - June 26

Strategies to start the term off on the right foot (time management, note taking, reading). Both students and parents/supporters are invited to attend this session.

JOIN SESSION - June 23

JOIN SESSION - June 28

Career planning takes time, effort, and commitment. Start your career planning early to give yourself a leg up, especially when you’re at the stage of deciding which program or courses you would like to enroll in.

Join this session for tips on how you can start developing your career now because it’s never too early to invest in your preferred future. This session is for students only.

JOIN SESSION

Learn the basics of budgeting from finance experts from RBC. This session is for students only.

JOIN SESSION

Step two: Register for a Course Planning Workshop

During these workshops you will learn where to find important information to help guide your decision-making, and what courses you need to satisfy your program’s requirements.

Register for Workshops

Step three: Join us on campus for Wellness Wednesday Summer Games

Drop-in activities — Registration not required
Dates: Wednesdays, June 22, 29 & July 6, 12 — 1:30 p.m. PT
Location: Capilano University — Cedar Courtyard

For students: Drop-in and play lawn games, meet other students, de-stress and learn about some of the well-being resources available on campus.

Parents/supporters: Drop-in for a Parents/Supporters Networking session happening at the same time for a chance to mingle with each other and CapU staff.

A one-hour guided campus tour will also leave from the Cedar Courtyard at 1:30 — 2:30 p.m. (PT).

Parents and Student Supporters

JumpStart will include sessions for parents and student supporters. Learn what to expect during your student's first year of university and how you can support them.

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JumpStart Workshops for Parents and Student Supporters

Preparing for your post-secondary education can feel complicated, but figuring out how to pay for it doesn't have to be.

In this virtual workshop, you will meet with a Financial Aid Advisor who will provide you with a roadmap of available financial options to help you get started on creating your own educational financial plan. Both students and parents/supporters are invited to attend this session.

JOIN SESSION

Need to know how to set up your academic accommodations? We'll walk you through the process & answer questions including use of your IEP. Both students and parents/supporters are invited to attend this session.

JOIN SESSION - JUNE 21

JOIN SESSION - JUNE 26

Choosing which University to attend is a major family decision for parents, supporters and their newly admitted CapU students! Not only an exciting time for everyone but also a time filled with unknowns and many questions.

These informative and interactive sessions will give insight into how the CapU Community, and family members, can provide valuable guidance assisting their student’s academic success while supporting the achievement of their personal goals.

Cheryl-Ann Henning, CapU Supervisor of Student Recruitment and Sian Oliver, Windsor Secondary Teacher and Career Facilitator, will share their professional and personal experiences of guiding young adults into University while answering questions around the role parents and supporters play in the CapU journey.

Bring your questions, join this engaging conversation and learn about the important role parents and supporters play in the transition of their newly admitted students to Capilano University. This session is for parents/supporters only.

JOIN SESSION - June 22

JOIN SESSION - June 29

Strategies to start the term off on the right foot (time management, note taking, reading). Both students and parents/supporters are invited to attend this session.

JOIN SESSION - June 23

JOIN SESSION - June 28

What's next?

JumpStart is part of our early transition programming for new students, to get support and information during the summer.

As a next step, New Student Orientation will take place in the fall, with a wide range of activities to get familiar with the campus and services and to meet staff and faculty.

Contact

Have questions?

JumpStart


604 986 1911, ext. 2409
604 984 1798 (fax)
Library Building, room LB116
jumpstart@capilanou.ca