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

Important Notice

Applications for the January 12, 2021 graduation are open from October 1 to December 1, 2020. Please log in to your myCapU to apply.

Once you are on your account, please go to the Graduation Application link to submit your application.

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 gradapps@capilanou.ca to let us know the program you wish to graduate from.

Please note, if you are 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 24, 2020 September 8, 2020 June 15, 2020 August 1, 2020 February 19, 2021
December 20, 2020 January 12, 2021 October 1, 2020 December 1, 2020 February 19, 2021
April 25, 2021 May 11, 2021 February 1, 2021 April 1, 2021 June 7, 2021
August 20, 2021 September 7, 2021 June 15, 2021 August 1, 2021 February 2022

Once you have 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 December 20, 2020 in order to graduate in January 12, 2021.
  • 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 to 8 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 December 20, 2020.
    • Please note, all eligible applicants will receive a congratulatory email from the Registrar’s Office in the end of January, after Senate has conferred the graduates.
  • Eligible graduates will receive an invitation to the Convocation Ceremony sent to your myCapU email address. For more information about Convocation, please visit our Convocation page.