Start your time at CapU off right by attending your New Student Orientation. During this multi-day event, you will see the CapU spirit come alive!

This is your opportunity to meet faculty and other students and find out about the academic and student support services available to you, all while having fun and making your first CapU memories!

New international students are required to attend both the International Student Webinar and the New Student Orientation, as each provide unique and valuable information.

Both events will take place virtually on different days as follows:

New Student OrientiationInternational Student Webinar
Mandatory for all new students Mandatory for all new international students
September 3, 2020 September 2, 2020
Session 1: 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. PT Session 1: 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. PT
Session 2: 1 – 3 p.m. PT  
Session 3: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. PT   
Smart Start Academic Program Orientation 
Optional for all new students  Mandatory program-specific orientation
September 4, 2020 September 8, 2020
More info to come!  Your program will email you with details

Online pre-orientation

All students must also complete an online pre-orientation before starting their first semester at CapU.

Your pre-orientation can be accessed through your e-Learn Dashboard and is designed to provide you with all the tools and information you’ll need to prepare for a successful journey at CapU.

If you are a domestic student, it will be titled “Start Right Here Online Orientation” and if you are an international student, it will be titled “Welcome Guide for International Students.”

CapU Orientation registration and welcome package

With New Student Orientation moving to an online format, we still want you to feel the fun and excitement of joining the CapU community, so we've put together a welcome package to get you into the CapU spirit! Stay tuned and follow us on Instagram (@CapUStudentLife) for news of what will be inside!

If you are starting your program from outside of British Columbia, we're still here for you. Fill out the form below and select the “living outside B.C.” box and we will save a package here for when you arrive.

Make sure to register for Orientation and get your welcome package!

International Students, be sure to register for your New International Student webinar, September 2, 2020, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. PT.

If you have questions about New Student Orientation or the New International Student Webinar, please email More information about both events will be emailed to you near the end of July.

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