Application deadlines:

Exchange Year

Exchange Term


2020/2021 Academic Year

Summer 2020 in Japan

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 (20+ desintations) 

Jan. 31, 2020


Remaining spots for Spring/Summer only

Sept. 15, 2020

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)

Email your completed application package to or drop it off at the CIE (Library Building, room LB127, North Vancouver campus).

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