Apply for Residence

      • Applications for Fall 2018 are now open. Apply by March 31 to receive priority consideration.

        Applications to live in CapU Residence during the 2018/19 academic year are now open. Apply by March 31, 2018 to receive priority consideration.

        Apply For Residence

        Applications for the Spring 2018 term are still available for mid-semester move-in. To apply today please visit our Application Portal and login using your Capilano University username and password.

        About the Application Process

        Visit our Application Portal before March 31, 2018 and login using your Capilano University username and password. Don't have your login information yet? Contact for assistance.

        Please note that your application will not be considered complete until your $50 application fee has been received.

        Our team will begin reviewing applications after March 31 and assign priority based on the criteria shown below. Successful applicants will receive an "Offer of Residence" in their Capilano University email on the following schedule:

        • Current/Returning Students - Late April 2018
        • New Students/Applicants - Beginning in early May 2018 (Please note: you will not receive an Offer of Residence until you have received admission to Capilano University)

        In order to accept an Offer of Residence, you will be asked to login to our Application Portal to review our updated Residence Agreement and Standards and pay the $500 Confirmation Payment.


        All students and applicants who are planning to enter full-time studies (9 credits or more) during the term(s) applied for are eligible to live in CapU Residence.

        Students must be in good financial standing with the University in order to live in residence.

        Priority Consideration

        Students who apply for residence by March 31, 2018 will receive priority consideration based on the following criteria:

        For new students/applicants:

        • All first year students will receive priority consideration for a double occupancy room
        • Additional consideration will be given to new international students and students who live outside of areas local to North Vancouver. Need to update your home address? Contact the Registrar's Office.
        • The date of your admission to Capilano University will not affect your priority status provided that you apply by March 31.

        For current/returning students:

        • Current/returning students will receive priority consideration for our single rooms and limited double rooms
        • Additional consideration will be given to students who have previously lived in CapU Residence

        For all students:

        • Applications for the full 2018/19 Academic Year will be prioritized ahead of applications for Fall 2018 Only.
        • A limited number of single-term rooms are held for students visiting on exchange and study abroad programs. If you are one of these students, please contact the Centre for International Experience for assistance.