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.
Fall 2023 application & deadline dates
- Applications open: July 4, 2023
- Deadline to apply to avoid deregistration: August 18, 2023, by 4 p.m.
- Deadline to apply after deregistration: October 25, 2023
- Fee deferrals expire: October 28, 2023
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
- Financial Aid and Awards
- Apply for Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards, and Fee Deferrals
- Fee Deferral Application
A deferral will automatically be applied to your student account. Check the details in the letter you received notifying you about your scholarship.
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:
- Student Services
- Student Records
- 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.