Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to study or a welcoming space to meet your friends, CapU has you covered.

Please note that to ensure alignment with Capilano University's COVID-19 response, many of the spaces listed below are not currently available or have adjusted their hours. Please consult CapU's COVID-19 response pages for updated information.

Library Study Spaces

In the CapU Library, you’ll find different areas where you can study or meet depending on your needs.

Head to the Silent Zone on the second floor or the Janet MacDonald Room in the north-west corner of the main floor, if you want complete quiet to do your work.

If you’re working on a project or studying together with a group, the Collaboration Zone is on the main floor and offers a variety of seat styles and work spaces.

Consider booking one of the eight Collaboration Rooms, perfect for groups of 2-12. The Library also has computer workstations and multifunction devices (print, scan or copy) available for use.

Kéxwusm-áyakn Student Centre (LB196)

This is a safe space for students of First Nations, Inuit and Métis ancestry within the Library Building. Meet new people and find support. Relax, share and study.

Learn more about the Kéxwusm-áyakn Student Centre and the resources offered there.

Meditation & Silent Prayer Space (CE236)

Students of all beliefs can meditate or pray silently. This space is located in Cedar building, room CE236 and is managed by the Capilano Students' Union

Queer Resource Centre (LB190B)

This is a meeting and support space for students who are queer, trans or allied with queer and trans causes and goals.

Find resources and a welcoming place to meet friends, find out about events and study.

The door code is available at the CSU desk in LB195, or by contacting the Queer Students Liaison.

Women’s Centre (LB137)

A women-only space to relax, nurse a baby, study, meet with friends and talk with other women about issues you may not feel ready to discuss in a gender-mixed group. All female students, staff and faculty with a valid ID card are welcome.

Self-identifying women can ask for a door card at the CSU desk in LB195.

Capilano Student Union (CSU) spaces

The CSU has three spaces on campus for students to socialize, study and relax. All of the spaces are available to book through the CSU.

CSU Member Centre (LB195)

This is a multifunctional space for all students to meet, socialize and study.

CSU Treehouse (LB131)

The Treehouse is a model of sustainable design on campus. It offers students an eco-friendly space to relax, meet and study.

CSU Maple Lounge (MA116)

A multifunctional space in the Maple Building, the Maple Lounge is a place for all students to meet, socialize and study.