CapU students pay certain mandatory fees in addition to tuition.

Mandatory Fees

Application/Re-Application for Admission

$50 for Domestic applicants  $135 for International applicants Non-refundable fee submitted with an application to the University

Business and Professional Association Fee

$2.08 per credit to a maximum of $31.20   Charged on all courses that fall under the Faculty of Business and Professional Studies 

Consumable Fee

Varies per course Specific materials/services required to complete a course other than the instructional component. For a list of Consumable fees, please see Tuition and Other Fees

Course Challenge Fee

Per credit standard tuition plus any other applicable fees Must accompany the Course Challenge Form

CSU Health and Dental Plan Fee

$248.36 per year (Sep-Aug)

The CSU Health and Dental Plan fees are only charged in the Fall term each year. Students who opt out between Aug 12-21, 2020 (by 4:00 pm) and have their proof of coverage approved by Aug 21, 2020, will have the plan fee reversed from their student account by the tuition payment deadline. Students who complete an opt-out between Aug 22 (after 4:00 pm) and Sept. 16, 2020, will have the plan fee credited to their student account and will need to pay all the university fees, including the CSU health & dental plan fee by Aug 21, 2020 (by 4:00 pm).

Prior Learning Assessment Fee

Per credit standard tuition 

Must accompany the Prior Learning Assessment Form

Student Services and Technology Fee

$13.24 per credit to a maximum of $104.89

Applicable to all campuses

Student Union Membership

$44.24 flat plus $2.76 per credit to a maximum of $27.60 (total $71.84)

Membership dues for the Student Union (Students attending classes in North Vancouver)

$17.69 flat

Membership dues for the Student Union (Students attending classes on the Sunshine Coast, off-campus or online)

Student Union Building Levy

$7.00 per credit to a maximum of $105.00

Student Union Building Levy to provide a new student union building

Student Union External Advocacy

$0.36 per credit to a maximum of $5.40

Student Union fees (applicable to all campuses)

Student Union Clubs and Events

$0.33 per credit to a maximum of $4.80

Student Union fees (applicable to all campuses)

Student Union Recreation and Intramurals

$0.54 per credit to a maximum of $8.10

Student Union fees (applicable to all campuses)

Capilano Courier Membership

$1.40 per credit to a maximum of $18.69

Student newspaper fee (not charged during Summer term)

Student Union Personal Electronics Repair Service Fee

$0.59 per credit to a maximum of $8.85

Student Union Personal Electronics Repair Service Fee

Student Union Equity and Sustainability Fee

$0.81 per credit to a maximum of $12.15

Student Union Equity and Sustainability Fee

Term Enrollment

$29.84  Enrollment charge 

U-Pass BC

$170.00 per term (equal to $42.50 per month)

A U-Pass BC gives students access to busSeaBus and SkyTrain services within Metro Vancouver, as well as discounts on West Coast Express. This transit pass program is mandatory for all Capilano Students Union members enrolled in three or more credits and attending classes within Metro Vancouver. Students who have a balance owing on their CapU student account will be denied a U-Pass. For more information on the U-Pass BC Program and how to use transit in Metro Vancouver, visit Translink’s U-Pass frequently asked questions.  Any questions or concerns about the program can be emailed to upass@csu.bc.ca.