In order to officially graduate from Capilano University you must submit an Application for Graduation.

Important Notice

Applications for the May 12, 2020 graduation are now closed. Please log in to your myCapU account to view your application status.

Once you have selected a program term from the Graduation Application screen, please click View Graduation Applications at the bottom of the page.

If you are unsure about your program name, please look through the program list for reference.

When submitting your application on your myCapU Account make sure, you choose the right program.

If you do not find your program, choose the first program that is available to you. Please complete your application using this program. At the end of the application, you will need to email to let us know the program you wish to graduate from. Please note if you applying for multiple credentials, you will need to email us with all of the programs you wish to graduate from.

If you complete your CapU courses beforeGraduation DateApplication OpensApplication DeadlineConvocation Date
August 19, 2019 September 10, 2019 June 15, 2019 August 1, 2019 February 21, 2020
December 16, 2019 January 14, 2020 October 1, 2019 December 1, 2019 February 21, 2020
April 27, 2020 May 12, 2020 February 1, 2020 April 1, 2020 June 9, 2020
August 24, 2020 September 8, 2020 June 15, 2020 August 1, 2020 February 19, 2021
December 20, 2020 TBA October 1, 2020 December 1, 2020 February 19, 2021

Once you’ve applied:  

  • Your student record will be assessed to confirm completion of your program requirements.
  • Students with a Letter of Permission to take courses at another institution must submit an official transcript to the Registrar’s Office by April 27, 2020 in order to graduate on May 12, 2020.
  • If you have met the graduation requirements of your program, our University Senate will approve your graduation.
    • If you have completed all program requirements, please check your graduation status in your myCapU Account 6 weeks after you submit your application online.
    • If you are in your last term, please check your status in your myCapU Account 2 weeks after the grade submission deadline on April 27, 2020.
    • Please note, all eligible applicants will receive a congratulatory email from the Registrar’s Office on the week of May 4, 2020.
  • Eligible graduates will receive an invitation to the Convocation Ceremony sent to your Capilano email address. For more information about Convocation, please visit our Convocation section.