Virtual public meeting for proposed student housing development on main campus
News release: CapU Hosts Virtual Public Meeting on Student Housing (PDF)
North Vancouver B.C. March 24, 2021 – Capilano University (CapU) invites North Shore residents to learn about, and provide input on, the University’s proposed student housing project at the north end of main campus, adjacent to Tantalus Road.
Date: April 7 – 21, 2021
Access online during this period: www.DNV.org/public-meeting
The proposed 362-bed, six storey building would accommodate students in single and double occupancy rooms at below market rates. Plans for the ground floor include a 250 seat dining hall, multi-purpose room, laundry room and administrative offices.
Construction is expected to take 24 months. The project start date is undetermined.
About Capilano University
Capilano University is a teaching-focused university based in North Vancouver, with programming serving the Sunshine Coast and the Sea-to-Sky corridor. Founded in 1968, the University features such highly regarded programs as jazz, film, animation, performing arts, business, paralegal, early childhood care and education, music therapy and design programs. The University offers 93 programs, including bachelor's degrees in areas as diverse as film, jazz, early childhood education and tourism management. Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation of the Coast Salish Peoples. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the LíỈwat, xʷməθkʷəỷəm (Musqueam), shíshálh (Sechelt), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and SəỈílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
For more information, or to schedule interviews, please contact:
Senior Communications Officer
t: 604 220 8937
Submitted by: Communications