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Welcome New Students: Student Life at KPU


Visit any campus library with government-issued photo ID to get your KPU Card. Use this card to:

You can get your card one month before classes start, or anytime thereafter. If you want to use your own photo, you can submit an online card application (and just pick the card up at the Library when it is ready) or come in person to get your card made whenever the Library is open.


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!


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! 


Campus site and floor maps for each campus should help: Surrey, Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale.  If you are looking for a classroom and not sure which map to look at, just ask us.  There are large print copies of all campus maps at our Service and Research Help desks. We happy to help you find it.

If you are trying to find something in a Library we have floor maps for Surrey Library: 1st floor2nd floor 3rd floorRichmond LibraryLangley Library and Cloverdale Library.

Still can't find what you need? Just ask any library employee and we can point you in the right direction.



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 and campus to campus, check our website for the most up to date Library open hours.

The current shuttle bus schedule will tell you when you can catch a ride for free between campuses.


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.

KPU Students Twitter