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Welcome New Students: Student Life at KPU

COVID-19 Update

Library Service during COVID-19

We're here to help both in-person and online. Most of our services can be accessed online through

Our buildings are open and KPU students and employees can browse for library material, receive service at our Service Desks, and use study space and computers in our general areas. Assistance from Librarians can still be accessed online through Ask Us

 We ask that you adhere to University pandemic policies while in our spaces. 

If you need assistance, you can chat, call, text or email the library.  We welcome your questions!


The library is where your KPU Card is issued. You use your KPU Card to: 

To get your card, submit an online card application. You will receive an email when it is ready to pick up. You can apply for your KPU card anytime during the semester and up to one month before you register for classes.  


Any official communication from the university (including the library) will be sent to your KPU email account, so check it often.

Follow us on Twitter @KPULibrary!


KPU's Dates and Deadlines will tell you the last day you can withdraw from a class, when exam period ends, final dates for paying fees and much more.

Library hours vary throughout the year, check our website for the most up to date Library open hours.


Applying to KPU:  Visit Future Students.

Registering for classes, fee payments, etc: Visit Student Enrolment Services.

Compass cards, medical coverage or other Kwantlen Student Association related services: Visit Kwantlen Student Association.

Lost or stolen items: Visit your campus Security Office. 

More questions?  Look at the rest of this New Student Guide (see more subject tabs at the top), try the Library's FAQ database, or just ask.

Student Wellness

Your wellness is important! KPU and the KSA (Kwantlen Student Association) has lots of resources for students to support a healthy and supportive lifestyle. 

Visit Thrive at KPU for and Kwantlen Student Association for information about services for students that relate to your health and wellness.

The Library has a Wellness Collection housed at Surrey Campus Library designed to provide KPU students and staff with a selection of books related to wellness.

Student Health 101 Newsletter

Student Health 101 is a free, monthly student resource that promotes healthy bodies and minds. 

Peer to Peer support

The KSA/KPU Peer Support Program offers one-on-one support services, resources and referrals relating to health and well-being.


The KSA has events, clubs and other opportunities for you to get involved and engaged with KPU and your fellow students.

KPU also has an event calendar that you can visit to see what is going on on campus! 

Library Twitter Account

KPU Students Twitter