Application deadlines

Accepting applications now!

Exchange Term


Early Deadline

Late Deadline

Fall 2022


January 28, 2022

February 16, 2022 (exception: School of Motion Picture Arts students - deadline April 20, 2022)

Spring 2023


January 28, 2022

October 4, 2022 or until filled

Summer 2023


January 28, 2022

To Be Announced

Your completed application package includes the following:

  1. Completed CapU Exchange Application (pdf).
  2. Letter of Intent (450-500 words) which highlights:
    • the relationship of international/intercultural education to your career goals
    • why and how this particular student exchange will be of value to you
    • what you believe you can contribute to CapU as a study abroad ambassador
  3. Current resume
  4. Photocopy of the identification page of your passport. If your passport needs to be renewed, please submit a copy of your current passport and indicate "in process of renewal."
  5. Program Planner based on your Academic Advising. This must be completed before the interview. Talk to your Academic Advisor about your degree requirements. requirements in order to understand which courses you still need to complete.

    Important: For most full-term exchange programs, you are able to transfer back a maximum of four (4) 300-Level (Upper) Electives (Unassigned) in your specific area of study. Be sure you save these electives for your study abroad experience.

    Some exceptions apply in terms of the type and number of courses students are able to transfer back as CapU credits. These exceptions include but are not limited to exchange programs for MOPA and IDEA students as well as Special Programs such as Disney International Program and Aichi Gakusen College Exchange.

    If you have any questions about courses you will be transferring back by completing a full term exchange program, please consult studyabroad@capilanou.ca.
  6. A mini-portfolio of work (for applicants in the IDEA program only)
  7. Two Faculty references. Please advise your Faculty references to email a completed Faculty Reference Form (pdf) directly to studyabroad@capilanou.ca before the application deadline.

Please send your complete application package (items 1-6 on the list above) as a single PDF file and in a single email (with your full name and CapU Student ID in the subject line) to studyabroad@capilanou.ca. Good luck!


Have questions?

Centre for International Experience

Study Abroad Office
604 990 7914
Library Building, room LB127

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