A final schedule will be posted closer to the August with all the details and will be in the Orientation APP.

You can look forward to events like:

  • Presidents BBQ
  • Welcome ceremony
  • Various socials
  • Academic Olympics
  • Faculty welcome talks and socials
  • Varsity Soccer game
  • Walk and Run of the local trails
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Street Party

Key orientation dates:


Aug. 27-30 Orientation begins with CapUs SMARTSTART ORIENTATIONwhich is an optional learning and academic skills orientation workshop series which is open to all students.
Aug. 30 New International students are welcome to CapU during the CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE (CIE) ORIENTATION.
Aug. 31- 2 If you are moving to CapU Residence, then you need to arrive on August 31st for the move in and start your RESIDENCE AND HOUSING ORIENTATION that runs until September 2nd.
Sept. 3 EXPLORE THE CITY event is happening September 3rd and is open to all students looking to get out into the wider Vancouver area and meet each other.
Sept. 4th 7:00am: Check-in begins for NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION, a mandatory all day orientation which begins at 9am.
9:00 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION begins, and ends around 4pm.
Sept. 5-7 The rest of the week is full of various orientation events that are open to the CapU community.


New Capilano students at the North Vancouver campus must check-in for orientation at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at the white tents located in parking lot 7.