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Your Registration Time Ticket will tell you what date and time you are able to register; as well, your academic status may impact your ability to register. Click below for more information.
If you have applied and been accepted into your program or you are continuing in your program, you will have a Registration Time Ticket for registration on your myCap account.
To view your time ticket, login to the Student Information Web Service through myCap, choose Student Services > Registration > Check Your Registration Status. Choose the appropriate term and you will be given your Registration Time Ticket--the date and time that you are eligible to register for that term.
If you have any holds that prevent registration (e.g. fees owing, library holds, etc.), or if your academic standing or student status prevents registration, you will not be able to register. You will be able to see if you have any holds that prevent registration or if your academic standing prevents registration when you log into the Student Information Web Service through myCap. If you have any questions regarding your Time Ticket, your academic standing or your student status, please contact the Registrar's Office. If you have questions regarding your holds, please contact the Cashier's Office for outstanding payment holds or the Capilano University Library for library holds.
Students who achieve a
cumulative GPA (CGPA) of less than 1.67 are place on academic probation. The
academic probation notation is listed on a students permanent record and is
noted on the students academic transcript. If your academic standing is
"Required to Withdraw" as a result of your final grades and you have already
registered for a subsequent term, you will be deregistered from that term and
your payment(s) will be reimbursed.
To check your academic standing, log
into the Student Information Web Service through myCap,
choose Student Services > Student Records > Unofficial Academic
Transcript. Select "Submit" and scroll to the last term you completed at
Capilano University. Your academic standing will be listed under the term.
For more information regarding academic standing, please see the current Capilano
University Calendar > Academic Information > Academic Policies & Procedures > Grading System > Academic Standing.
To learn about the policies regarding adding, dropping or withdrawing from your courses, please see the list below. To find the add, drop and withdrawal dates for a specific term, please refer to Registration Dates or view the Academic Schedule.
Students may drop or add courses or change sections following their initial registration. If you registered for your courses via the Student Information Web Service at myCap, you may continue to use this service to drop or add courses or change sections. If you registered for Career, Limited Enrolment, or Foundation courses via paper Registration Form, you must submit another Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office in order to add or drop a course or change sections. During this period, faculty signatures are only required for changes to Career, Limited Enrolment, and Foundation courses that are submitted via paper Registration Form. Career, Limited Enrolment, and Foundation students who registered online can continue to use that service to make changes.
Course drops will not be printed on the Official Transcript of Academic Record but will be maintained in the permanent student record for accounting and statistical purposes.
Refunds may be issued during this period as per the refund policy, which can be viewed on Fee Refunds.
During the add/drop period, which commences when the term starts, you can add and drop most regular courses online through the Student Information Web Service at myCap. For courses with start and end dates that differ from the standard full-term start and end dates, please refer to the non-standard Add/Drop and Withdrawal Dates document located on Dates and Schedules.
If you registered for your courses online through the Student Information Web Service at myCap, you may continue to use this service to drop your courses. If you registered for Career, Limited Enrolment, or Foundation courses via paper Registration Form, you must submit a Registration Form to the Registrar's Office in order to drop a course. The instructor’s signature is required on all Registration Forms.
If you are receiving financial aid in the form of a loan, scholarship, award, or bursary, you should contact Financial Aid & Awards to determine if your current or future financial aid will be impacted.
Course drops will not be printed on the Official Transcript of Academic Record during this period; however, a record for drops will be maintained on the permanent student record for accounting and statistical purposes.
Refunds may be issued as per the refund policy, which can be viewed on Fee Refunds.
During the withdrawal period, you may
withdraw from your course(s). If you wish to withdraw from
all courses in which you are enrolled, you are strongly
encouraged to contact a Counsellor
If you registered for your courses via
the Student Information Web Service at myCap, you
may use this service to withdraw from your course(s). Or, if you registered for
Career, Vocational, or Foundation courses via a paper Registration Form, you
must submit a Registration Form to the Registrar's
Office in order to withdraw from a course. The instructor's signature is
required on all Registration Forms.
If you are receiving financial aid in
the form of a loan, scholarship, award, or bursary, you should contact Financial
Aid & Awards to determine if your current or future financial aid will
A withdrawal ("W") will be noted on your Official Transcript
of Academic Record for the withdrawn course(s).
Refunds are not issued
for withdrawals as per the refund policy, which can be viewed on Fee
Sometimes the courses that you wishing to register in will be full; at that point, you can waitlist for the course if waitlisting is available. See the Registration Tutorial linked at the top of this page for waitlisting instructions.
You waitlist for a course through the Student Information Web Service at myCap just as you would register.
For instructions on how to waitlist, please see the Registration Tutorial linked at the top of this page.
You must confirm your position on the waitlist every seventy-two (72) hours (3 days).
If you are in position number 1-5 on a waitlist, it is highly recommended that you re-confirm your spot every twenty-four (24) hours (1 day) as a registration offer (a seat in the class) may become available and you have 24 hours to accept the offer.
If you fail to confirm for a spot within the allotted time, you will be dropped from the waitlist and will have to add yourself back to the bottom of the waitlist.
Please click through the list below to obtain helpful information on course planning.
If you would like help in choosing your courses before you register, you can:
Choose courses using the myCap Schedule and check that you have the prerequisites. Select a few additional courses as alternatives in the event some of your first choices are full.
The Course Description section of the Capilano Unviersity Calendar may be used to identify the courses in which you wish to register. Not all courses listed in the online Calendar are offered each term. You may check course availability using myCap Schedule.
You will be permitted to register as an audit student only if space is available and if you have the instructor's approval during the Add/Drop Period. In order to change from credit to audit or audit to credit during the Add/Drop Period, you must submit a Registration Form to the Registrar's Office. The instructor's signature and an appropriate date are required on all Registration Forms. You may not change from credit to audit or audit to credit online via the Student Information Web Service. Audit registrants pay regular tuition and all other assessed student fees.
Audit students do not sit examinations, submit work, papers, lab reports, etc; however, attendance at lectures, labs and seminars is required. Audit status is not calculated in your GPA, does not have credit, and may not be used toward completion of a credential.
The abbreviated name for the courseExample: ENGL 100 01. Subject = ENGL (English); Course Number = 100; Section Number = 01.
Course Title / Title
Name of the course.
Course Reference Number: A system-generated number that is used for web registration.
Name of the instructor(s) for the section, if available.
Schedule Type / Type
Lecture, Lab, Conversation, Tutorial, Online Course, Practicum, Co-op Section, Self-Directed Study, ABE Module, ABE Tutorial, Career Access Centre Tutorial, Independent Study, Mixed Mode, PMI Section, Study Abroad.
The Instructional Method.
Traditional: Students will meet with the instructor for all class time.Online: All class information will be delivered online. Internet access is required.Mixed mode: Blended instruction where students will meet with the instructor for a portion of the class time, with the remainder being delivered online. Internet access is required.
Day or Evening; Evening starts at 5:30 p.m..
Date / Days / Time
Date: Start and end date(s) for the section.
Days: Day(s) the class meets within the specified start and end date(s).
Time: Start and end time(s) of each class for the specified day.
Building and room in which the class meets.
Campus / Cmp
North Vancouver (NV): 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC
Squamish (SQ): 1150 Carson Place, Squamish, BC
Sunshine Coast (SE): 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, BC
Mount Currie (MC): Mount Currie, BC
Number of credits for the course.
A requirement that must be completed BEFORE taking the course. Courses that are in progress at the time of registration will satisfy prerequisites.
A requirement that should be fulfilled AT THE SAME TIME as enrolment in the course. For some courses, co-requisites may be fulfilled prior to taking the course.
Max / Cap
Maximum capacity (number of students permitted to register) for the section.
Enrl / Act
Number of students currently enrolled in the section.
Avail / Rem
Number of seats still available for students in the section.
Wait / WL
Number of students that are currently waitlisted for the section.
Click through the list below for some general information regarding course prerequisites. For more specific information, please visit the University Calendar.
Course prerequisites are automatically checked against your academic record. The system will not let you register for a course for which you do not have the prerequisite(s) or if the prerequisite does not appear on your academic record. You must ensure that you have submitted all official high school and post-secondary transcripts at least three (3) weeks prior to registration to allow enough time for the courses to be recorded on your academic record.
Capilano University courses that are in progress at the time of registration and mid-term high school grades will satisfy prerequisites. However, the Registrar's Office will recheck all students' prerequisites once final grades have been entered at the end of each term or session. If you do not meet a required prerequisite for a course based on your final grades, you will be deregistered from that course and you will not be charged for that course.
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