How to Apply

  • Welcome to Capilano!

    This page is full of information and support tools to assist you with your application to Capilano. You can also contact the Registrar's Office for specific questions at or call 604.984.4900.

    Admission requirements, deadlines and important dates

    Planning and scheduling aids

    A step-by-step breakdown of the application process

    Is there anything in this world handier than a step-by-step breakdown of the admission process? See: Future Students.
    Capilano offers a wide variety of programs. It is important to check individual program web sites for information that may be specific to those programs.

    Capilano University Calendar

    The Capilano University Calendar is the official publication of regulations, policies, programs, requirements and course descriptions produced annually by Capilano University. It is an indispensable resource and we urge you to refer to it as you make your way through the application process and your time as a Capilano student.

    Contact us – We are always here for you!

    If, after checking out the online resources you still have questions regarding the Application for Admission/Readmission process and how you can become a Capilano Blue, please forward your questions to Admissions. Questions regarding registration and records can be forwarded to Registration.

  • Is there anything specific I need to do to apply for the Diploma program?

    Yes. Here's how to apply to our program specifically. Please feel free to contact us and  ask questions if you need to.

    1. Call or email and let us know you’re interested.
    2. Complete your letter of interest and send it to us.
    3. Set up a pre-application interview time.
    4. Once approved, complete your Capilano application form. You can do this in one of three ways:
      1. Find the Apply Now icon on our website and complete the online application form.
      2. Print a form from the website and mail it in by post.
      3. Fill out an application form at your pre-application interview.
    5. Complete any necessary financial assistance forms. Find out more about Fees here.
    6. Register for your CLSC courses.
    7. Start coming to classes!