Step 9. Prepare for your First Semester

Your transition to post-secondary studies is a process. There are lots of skills and resources you may need to balance your academic studies with your social life, work, and other responsibilities. We are here to help with one-on-one advising and referrals to other services to support you!

Visit our Newly Accepted Students Checklist  to make sure you have not missed any important steps in planning for the upcoming semester.

Book an appointment with an academic advisor if you aren't sure where to start.

What Do I Need to Know To Start My Online Term

Visit the Learning Centre for help with tutoring, study skills, and more.Need help with assignments? Could your paper use some feedback? Looking for study tips? Check out the Learning Centre! Each KPU campus has a learning centre where you can access resources like peer tutoring and coaching, workshops, and other supports to help you succeed in your studies. Resources at the Learning Centre are constantly being updated so check back with them frequently to find out what is new.

Explore ONE.KPU.CA for all things KPU.

Explore your faculty-department websites for information about upcoming course offerings, information sessions and future events, along with opportunities to participate and meet with other students in your faculty or program.

Join a club or find other ways to engage in campus life-Student Life

Visit the KSA website to learn about what KSA events and campaigns are underway, and how you can get involved. As a student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, you are also a member of the Kwantlen Student Association. As part of a students’ union, you have access to lots of resources, services, advocacy, and support .

Visit the KPU Library: From obtaining your KPU Student Card to researching your term paper, finding a quiet place to read or meet with your study group, or accessing computers, printers and scanners; check out the resources available at all of our campus libraries.

Check out all the other services available to KPU students through Student Affairs!