Application deadlines:

Accepting applications now!

Exchange Term


Early Deadline

Late Deadline

Summer 2020

Japan (Aichi)

January 31, 2020

Not applicable

Fall 2020

20+ destinations January 31, 2020

March 15 or until filled

Spring 2021

20+ destinations

January 31, 2020

September 15 or until filled

Your completed application package should include the following:

  1. A completed Capilano University Exchange Program Application Form (pdf).
  2. Letter of Intent (450-500 words) which explains:
    • 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. Two Faculty Reference Forms
  6. Official Academic Transcripts. Please order them online through your Student Information Web Services.
  7. Academic Program Planner completed by an Academic Advisor. This is to be completed before the interview.

    Talk to your Academic Advisor about your degree requirements. You'll want to be sure you'll still have all the courses you need to graduate.
  8. A mini-portfolio of work (for applicants in the IDEA program only)

Send your complete application package in PDF format and in a single email to Please note your CapU student ID in the subject line.

If you are submitting in person, please note "Att: Study Abroad and your CapU Student ID" on the package.