Heather Ingram is the Academic Advisor for the Sunshine Coast campus. We encourage you to set up an appointment with Heather if you need help choosing a program or course, have questions about prerequisites, transcripts, etc. (see below. .You can book an appointment through our receptionist at the front desk, in person or by calling 604-885-9310. Appointments are typically 1/2 or 1 hour long.
Advising Services include:
Confidential, free counseling services are available to our students at the Sunshine Coast Campus. Consultation is also provided to faculty and staff. Counseling services are provided by highly trained and caring counselors, knowledgeable about student concerns and ways to be of help. We encourage you to set up an appointment with our counselor, Jules Smith. You can book an appointment through our receptionist at the front desk, in person, or by calling 604-885-9310. Appointments are typically an hour long.
If you have an emergency and the Sunshine Coast Counselor is unavailable, you may call the Counseling office at our North Vancouver campus @604-984-1744. Local crisis services are also listed below.
Counseling Services include:
Financial assistance is available through grants, loans, bursaries and scholarships. A Financial Aid officer visits throughout the academic year. For more Information or to set up an appointment, please call reception at 604.885.9310.
Thanks to the generosity of the Sunshine Coast Community a scholarship is now available specifically for students attending the Sunshine Coast campus. You may qualify for the scholarship if you are a resident of the region taking credit courses at the Sunshine Coast campus. Contact the Sunshine Coast campus at 604.885.9310 or the Financial Aid Office in North Vancouver at (604) 984-4900 for details.
This award is to help current Capilano University students who have benefited from the Adult Basic Education program to further their education, either on a full or part-time basis. Preference is given to residents of the Sunshine Coast.
The Ministry of Education discontinued the GED® program at the
end of 2014. GED® testing sessions are no longer offered.
If you require high school upgrading, consider taking courses through the Adult Basic Education program.
Applicants planning to enrol in any Arts and Sciences course at Capilano University must take Capilano University's English Diagnostic Test (EDT).
Students will be exempted from the EDT if they have achieved any of the following:
Call reception at 604.885.9310 to schedule a test.
The Sunshine Coast campus has a room available with tables, chairs, study kiosks and 9 computers for public use. The Learning Commons is open Monday to Friday from 9 am until 4:30 pm.
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
Sunshine Coast | 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia Canada V0N 3A0 Tel: 604.885.9310
Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.