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Documents such as: high school transcripts, post-secondary transcripts, English Language Requirement Test Scores (IELTS, ELA, TOEFL, CAEL, PTE etc...) should be mailed to the following address:
Capilano UniversityRegistrar's Office, BR 2302055 Purcell WayNorth Vancouver, BC V7J 3H5Canada
Official Documents in the original sealed envelope can be submitted in person to the Registrar's Office, located on the second floor of the Birch Building, Office BR 230.
Visit our Admission/Readmission Requirements webpage for general information on admission requirements such as those listed below:
Students are required to submit official high school and university/college transcripts for the purposes of admission. These academic documents must be transmitted directly from the issuing institution and must be official, bearing the seal of institution and the signature of the authorizing high school or university representative. Photocopies of transcripts are also acceptable if certified by the authorizing high school or university officer. Notarized copies are not acceptable.
An academic document will be considered original if it has been issued directly to the student by the issuing institution in accordance with that institution's policies and practices. Notarized copies are not acceptable.
Applicants may also submit photocopies of academic documents that have been endorsed/attested (verified for authenticity) by the issuing authority (i.e. the Ministry of Education, the high school or university/college, the apostille* or by the appropriate examinations board). Notarized copies are not acceptable.
*Apostille countries refers to an international form of a notary seal as certified by the Hague convention. These would be official notary documents from countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, etc. and can be accepted in place of original or school certified documents. The Apostille is prepared either by the Ministry of Education or the Ministry of Justice in these countries.
Please note: Documents issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by certified English translations. Only translations made by a certified translator or a court appointed translator will be considered acceptable for admission.
Applications with all required documentation and the non-refundable
application fee must be submitted by the following deadlines in order to be
Applications that are submitted or finalized (documents submitted)
after the Application and Document Deadline will be processed as time permits,
but will not be granted priority registration.
For application deadlines, please refer to the specific program
information in the University Calendar or contact the program
Returning Capilano University students who do not attend classes for a Fall (September to December) or Spring (January to April) term must apply for readmission. Students who wish to change programs must also apply for readmission.
are two ways to apply: online or in-person/by
1. Complete the online application.
2. Submit the
non-refundable application fee. You must pay this fee online when you submit
3. Submit supporting documents. Official high school
and post-secondary transcripts are required if not previously submitted.
Supporting documentation may be delivered in person or mailed to the Capilano
1. Print and complete an Application
for Admission/Readmission (PDF).
2. Include the
non-refundable application fee. Follow the instructions on the application
form for submitting the following payment by mail or in person:
Include supporting documents or arrange to have these mailed
separately to Capilano University. Official high school and post-secondary
transcripts are required if not previously submitted.
4. Deliver or
mail your completed application, payment and supporting documents to the
Capilano University Registrar's
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.