You can request an extension to pay your tuition and fees if you're eligible. If you believe you meet the criteria below, follow the instructions to apply for a fee deferral by the deadline. Deadlines are updated each term.

Spring 2019 application & deadline dates

  • Applications open: November 13, 2018
  • Deadline to apply to avoid deregistration: December 18, 2018
  • Deadline to apply after deregistration: February 21, 2019
  • Fee Deferrals expire on: February 22, 2019

Am I eligible for a fee deferral?

If you meet at least one of the following criteria, you’re eligible to apply for a fee deferral.

  • You have an approved Canadian government student loan or Sallie Mae U.S. student loan for the term.
  • You have an approved scholarship or award from a donor outside of Capilano University that meets or exceeds the fees you owe for the term, and the award is directly payable to Capilano University.
  • You are approved to receive Work BC Skills Development Employment Benefits funding that meets or exceeds the fees you owe for the term. 
  • You have applied and are eligible for Adult Upgrading Grant (AUG) funding for the term.
  • You are a Capilano Excellence Scholarship (CAPX) winner. 

If you’re receiving sponsorship (such as First Nations band funding) and don't meet the above criteria, contact Financial Services to discuss your options.

How do I apply?

Apply online through your myCapU account. Log in and select

  1. Financial Aid and Awards
  2. Apply for Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards, and Fee Deferrals
  3. Fee Deferral Application (available July 9)

Download the Spring 2019 Fee Deferral Application (pdf), follow all the instructions – making sure to attach the required documentation – and submit:

  • by email to Financial Aid & Awards at finaid@capilanou.ca, or
  • in person at the Registrar's Office (Birch Building, room BR230). 

A deferral will automatically be applied to your student account. Check the details in the letter you received notifying you about your scholarship.

Download the Spring 2019 Fee Deferral Application (pdf), follow all the instructions – making sure to attach the required documentation – and submit

  • by email to Financial Aid & Awards at finaid@capilanou.ca, or
  • in person at the Registrar's Office (Birch Building, room BR230). 

Download the Spring 2019 Fee Deferral Application (pdf), follow all the instructions – making sure to attach the required documentation – and submit

  • by email to Financial Aid & Awards at finaid@capilanou.ca, or
  • in person at the Registrar's Office (Birch Building, room BR230). 

Download the Fall 2018 AUG Fee Deferral Application (pdf).

For more information about this program, visit Adult Upgrading Grants.  

How can I check the status of my application?

Applications to defer fees are processed in the order they’re received. If your request is approved, you’ll see it on your student account under "Holds."

To check, log in to your myCapU account and select:

  1. Student Services
  2. Student Records
  3. View Holds

If you're approved for a fee deferral, you’ll need to pay all fees and deposits in full before the fee deferral expiry date (see above). If you still have an outstanding balance after that date, you’ll have to pay one or more late payment fees.