Capilano University does not have on-campus housing, but students have other options for accommodation: stay with a host family in a homestay environment, stay in fully furnished housing pre-arranged by an accommodation company, or make arrangements for rental accommodations.
For a quick comparison guide between options 1 to 3, please take a look at our Quick Housing Comparison Chart (PDF)
1. HOMESTAYHomestay includes a private, furnished room, three meals per day, and access to laundry facilities in a family environment.
2. CIS University Dedicated Dormitories
Capilano University and the Canada Immersion School (CIS) are pleased to announce the availability of the CIS Dorm Stay program to all Capilano University students.
CIS Dorm Stay includes double occupancy rooms, with washrooms, shower rooms and lounge space on each floor. Each building will have a coin operated laundry service. CIS Dorm Stay students will also have access to the CIS gymnasium, tennis courts, lounge space and meal plan packages. Parking is also available at an additional fee. CIS which is less than 5 minutes away by car, also plans to offer shuttle service to Capilano University. Public Transit also serves the CIS Dorm Stay area.
The CIS Dorm Stay program will be available to domestic and international students.
For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or download the brochure (PDF)
3. FULLY-FURNISHEDAn agency arranges suites, apartments, and rooms that are rented for a fee each month including all furnishings and utilities. This accommodation is usually shared with other students.
4. LIVE INDEPENDENTLY
The Capilano Students Union housing rental list: www.csu.bc.ca
Search for accommodations or temporary stay in the community by checking the following websites:
The information listed on the above websites is provided as a service to students. Capilano University does not verify the information in these listings, nor are the properties subject to any form of University inspection.
Please note: You can also find postings in some businesses in the areas in which you might like to live, for example, Laundromats, food stores, bookshops, or community centres. Areas convenient to Capilano University are Deep Cove, Dollarton, Blueridege, Lynnmour, Lynn Valley, Lonsdale, North Burnaby, East Vancouver.
YMCA955 Burrard StreetVancouver, BCCanada V6Z 1Y2Tel: 1.604.684.0221
YWCA733 Beatty Street Vancouver, BCCanada V6B 2M4 Tel: 1.604.895.5830 E-mail: email@example.com
Global Village Backpackers1018 Granville StreetVancouver, BCCanada V6Z 1L5Tel: 1.604.682.8226
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
Squamish | 1150 Carson Place, Squamish, British Columbia Canada V8B 0B1 Tel: 604.892.5322
Sunshine Coast | 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia Canada V0N 3A0 Tel: 604.885.9310