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.

  • Application Notes

    To apply to the Health Care Assistant (HCA) program at Capilano University, please complete the following steps:

    1. Apply online for the program. 
    2. Submit to the Registrar's Office all your transcripts and any other documents required for university admission: please review Admission or Readmission Requirements.
    3. All students who are interested in the HCA program are strongly encouraged to attend a program information meeting. You need not wait for the next information meeting prior to applying to the program.
    4. Submit to the HCA department all documents listed in Admission Requirements. [Health Care Assistant Dept., Postal Address, North Vancouver campus]
    5. Once all required documentation has been approved and admission to the University has been granted, applicants will be contacted to arrange for their criminal record check. Please note: the required Criminal Record Check is arranged by Capilano University.
    6. Once the criminal record check clearance is received, applicants will be contacted. Please note: applicants may be required to attend an interview.

    Program Information Meetings

    Anyone interested in applying to the HCA program at Capilano University is strongly encouraged to attend a Program Information Meeting. At the meeting you will learn all about Capilano University, the HCA program, and the application process.