Apply for Residence

      • Our second round of applications for Fall 2018 is now open. Apply by April 30 to receive priority consideration.

        Applications to live in CapU Residence during the 2018/19 academic year are now open. Apply by April 30, 2018 to receive priority consideration.

        Apply For Residence

        About the Application Process

        Visit our Application Portal before April 30, 2018 and login using your Capilano University username and password. Don't have your login information yet? Contact for assistance.

        Please note that your application will not be considered complete until your $50 application fee has been received.

        Our team will begin reviewing applications after each application round and assign priority based on the criteria shown below. Successful applicants will receive an "Offer of Residence" in their Capilano University email on the following schedule:

        • Round 1 Applicants (March 31 deadline) - Late April 2018 - closed.
        • Round 2 Applicants (April 30 deadline) - Mid May 2018

        In order to accept an Offer of Residence, you will be asked to login to our Application Portal to review our updated Residence Agreement and Standards and pay the $500 Confirmation Payment.


        All students and applicants who are planning to enter full-time studies (9 credits or more) during the term(s) applied for are eligible to live in CapU Residence.

        Students must be in good financial standing with the University in order to live in residence.

        Priority Consideration

        Students who apply for residence by April 30, 2018 will receive priority consideration based on the following criteria:

        For new students/applicants:

        • All first year students will receive priority consideration for a double occupancy room
        • Additional consideration will be given to new international students and students who live outside of areas local to North Vancouver. Need to update your home address? Contact the Registrar's Office.
        • The date of your admission to Capilano University will not affect your priority status provided that you apply by April 30.

        For current/returning students:

        • Current/returning students will receive priority consideration for our single rooms and limited double rooms
        • Additional consideration will be given to students who have previously lived in CapU Residence

        For all students:

        • Applications for the full 2018/19 Academic Year will be prioritized ahead of applications for Fall 2018 Only.
        • A limited number of Fall Only rooms are held for students visiting through exchange and study abroad programs. More information regarding the application process for these rooms will be communicated along with your acceptance to the Capilano University.

        Application Rounds

        Round 1: Our first round of residence applications closed on March 31, 2018. Students who applied by this deadline will receive first priority for residence rooms in Fall 2018 and are likely to receive an offer of residence at an earlier date than other applicants.

        Round 2: Our second round of residence applications is now open until April 30, 2018. Students who apply by this deadline will receive priority consideration for rooms not offered/accepted during Round 1 based on the criteria shown above.