Events and Activities

Continue your orientation journey in-person. Visit our campuses to familiarize yourself with the layout, such as where to find the Library, Fitness Centre and Bookstore, and meet your peers face to face at our in-person events.

New Student Campus Tours

In-person tours for new students

Starting classes on campus for the first time? Continue your orientation journey in-person by attending our campus tours. Campus tours will be offered during the orientation sessions and during the first week of classes at both campuses. Connect with Student Life ( to sign up for an in-person tour of the New Westminster or Coquitlam Campus. Familiarize yourself with where your classes are located, where you can find student services and more. 

Virtual tours for new students

Prefer to explore the campus virtually? Take a virtual 360º campus tour and visit from the comfort of your home.

Welcome Week

Visit the Welcome Week tents in the New Westminster concourse and the Coquitlam atrium during the first week of the semester. We're ready to welcome you to campus and offer you guidance.

New Westminster 

January 4 & 5 

  • Wednesday 8am - 2pm 

  • Thursday 9am -2pm 


January 4 & 5 

  • Wednesday 8:30am - 2pm 

  • Thursday 9am - 2pm 

Please note that campus tours will be offered during welcome week at 11 AM and 1PM on all days on both campuses. Drop by the Ask Me tent or email Student Life ( to sign-up.


Services Fair

Services Fair is an opportunity to learn and engage with the various services Douglas College has available for you as a student such as Counselling, Accessibility, Career Centre, Learning Centre and many more. Visit the services table in the New Westminster concourse and the Coquitlam atrium and get to know more about each Douglas College service, engage in some fun-filled activities, win prizes and more.

Wednesday, January 11 | 10AM - 2PM | New Westminster Concourse

Wednesday, January 18 | 10AM - 2PM | Coquitlam Atrium

Do not forget to check out! No registration required.



EDGE is a social, action-packed event for new students. Students have the opportunity to make friends and explore the campus in an interactive way. This two-day event involves setting up with a team and getting to know your peers, fun and challenging team-building activities and games. This event is designed to help new students feel confident in the college community and more comfortable adjusting to college life.

We will resume all EDGE activities next Fall. Please check back for more information in Summer 2023. If you have any questions, please email


Friday Hangouts

Don't let the fun stop after EDGE!  

Friday Hangouts is an in-person bi-weekly event to keep you connected through the semester. Each hangout has a different theme with fun, interactive activities. You’ll connect with your peers, play games and learn tips and skills to help you succeed at college. Register for any of the dates that interest you - or all of them!

Every time you attend a hangout, you are entered in a draw to win a grand prize at the end of all events! We can't wait to hangout with you!!

Register Here

Welcome to our first Friday Hangout of the semester! At this hangout we want to get to know each other, we will do some icebreakers, play a few games, and set the stage for the rest of the semester. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Join us at the second Friday Hangout of the semester with the Learning Centre! Here, you will learn all about the Learning Centre, how to access FREE tutoring, and how to become a (paid!) peer tutor!

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The third Friday Hangouts focuses on getting active! We will play some games, learn all about the fantastic athletics department here at Douglas, and maybe even learn a new sport. Lots of fun to be had!

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School can get super stressful, especially during the midterm exam season! So, in collaboration with the Student Wellness Awareness Network (SWAN), join us for a relaxing Friday Hangout where we will unwind and focus on our wellness! During the event, you can practice mindful meditation, participate in some take-home crafts and enjoy some snacks! Bring your friends for a chill and relaxing afternoon with us. 

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Join us and the Douglas Student Union (DSU) in our final Friday Hangout of the semester! Join us for fun games, cool prizes, and a fun end to the semester with food and friends! We hope to see you there!