Capilano University Senate elections are run by the Registrar's Office.

Spring 2024 Election: Call for Nominations

Nominations will be accepted for all representatives on the Capilano University Senate. 

Nomination forms should be submitted in person to the Registrar's Office (Library Building, room 152) or emailed to registrarassistant@capilanou.ca by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2024.

Note: Please type information directly into the form to ensure legibility, then print, sign and have it co-signed by three members of your constituency. Electronic signatures are also acceptable.

Spring 2024 Senate Seats up for Election:

Representatives Seats Term starts Term ends




Aug. 1, 2024

July 31, 2025

July 31, 2025

Support Staff 2 Aug. 1, 2024 July 31, 2027
Faculty Representatives Seats Non-voting term starts Voting term starts Term ends
Faculty of Arts and Sciences 1 Aug. 1, 2024 Aug. 1, 2025 July 31, 2027
Faculty of Business and Professional Studies







Aug. 1, 2025


Aug 1, 2024

July 31, 2027


July 31, 2026

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Performance 1 Aug. 1, 2024 Aug. 1, 2025 July 31, 2027
Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts 1 immediately Aug. 1, 2025 July 31, 2027
Faculty of Global and Community Studies 1 Aug. 1, 2024 Aug. 1, 2025 July 31, 2027

Spring 2024 Senate Election Timeline:

Date Action Duration
Thursday, Feb. 1 Call for nominations opens Two weeks
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 4 p.m. Call for nominations closes Four weeks
Thursday, Feb. 15 Orientation (by request)  
Thursday, Mar. 14, 12:01 a.m. Voting opens One week
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 11:59 p.m. Voting closes  
Friday, Mar. 22 Election results announced  


Senate Election Details

For definitions and election rules and procedures, please see

Senate Election Procedures (pdf)

As per the University Act, the Senate is composed of:
(a) the chancellor;
(b) the president, who is its chair;
(c) the academic vice president or equivalent;
(d) the deans of faculties;
(e) the University librarian;
(f) the registrar;
(g) two faculty members for each faculty, elected by faculty members or the faculty;
(h) four students elected by students;
(i) one alumni member who is not a faculty member, appointed by the president on nomination by the alumni association;
(j) two support staff elected by the support staff;
(k) one non-voting member of the senate, if appointed to the senate by the board to serve for one year.

For more information regarding Senate Elections, please contact the Assistant to the Registrar at 604 990 7846 or registrarassistant@capilanou.ca .