StudentAid BC

    • Full Time Studies Application and Part Time Studies Application

      • Can be found on the Student Aid BC website 
      • Processing a student loan application can take 6-8 weeks, it is important to apply early
      • The deadline to apply for student loans is 6 weeks prior to the end of term
      • If you have approved funding and a Notice of Assessment, don’t forget to apply for a Fee Deferral

    • Split Enrolment

      If you are planning to register in courses at both Capilano University and at another post-secondary institution during the same term, you may be eligible to apply for StudentAid BC funding and/or maintain your full-time interest-free status if you meet all of the following criteria:

      • The other post-secondary institution is a designated school defined under StudentAid BC regulations
      • Your combined total credits at both institutions are equivalent to a minimum of 9 credits (6 credits for students with a permanent disability
      • The course(s) taken at the other institution is/are an essential element of your program of study

      Please download the Split Enrolment form and complete your portion. Submit form to the Financial Aid Office of the other institution to be completed and forwarded back to Capilano University

      Once you have completed the course(s) at the other institution, you submit an official transcript to Capilano University verifying final grades. This must be completed within 30 days of course completion. 

      Repayment

      • Visit the NSLSC website for more information on how repayment works
      • Arrange repayment that works for you
      • Programs like the Repayment Assistance Program (RAP) are designed to help you pay back your student loan

      Interest-Free Status

      • Application on StudentAid BC online dashboard account
      • Apply if you have previous student loans but will not be receiving student loan funding for your current semester
      • Must be applied based on full-time or part-time credits outlined above, on a semester by semester basis

      Full-Time Studies Application

      StudentAid BC provides funding to eligible students based on demonstrated financial need

      • Submit application online
      • Provides funding for tuition, fees, books, and living expenses
      • Must be registered in a minimum of 9 credits (excluding repeat courses) in an approved program at the 100 level or higher
      • Log into your StudentAid BC dashboard to watch the progress of your student loan

      You will receive:

      Make sure to regularly check your MyCap account as all Capilano students are responsible for ensuring their fees are paid by applicable due dates. StudentAid BC and Financial Aid and Awards are not responsible for making sure that your StudentAid BC funding provides sufficient amounts to pay your outstanding fees. Please see Fees and Fee Payment for more information.

      Part-Time Studies Application

      StudentAid BC provides funding to eligible students based on demonstrated financial need

      • Submit a paper application to Financial Aid and Awards
      • Provides funding for tuition, fees and books
      • Must be registered in a maximum of 8 credits or less (excluding repeat courses) in an approved program at the 100 level or higher

      You will receive:

      • Notice of Assessment outlining your disbursements
      • Certificate of Eligibility

      Make sure to regularly check your MyCap account as all Capilano students are responsible for ensuring their fees are paid by applicable due dates. StudentAid BC and Financial Aid and Awards are not responsible for making sure that your StudentAid BC funding provides sufficient amounts to pay for your outstanding fees. Please see Fees and Fee Payment for more information.

      Repeating a Course

      If you are repeating a course (whether previously funded by StudentAid BC or not) during a semester in which you are receiving funding from StudentAid BC, you need to complete an Appeal Request Form. Repeat courses cannot be counted towards the minimum full-time or part-time course load requirement unless it has been approved through the appeal process with StudentAid BC.

      Once you complete your Appeal Request Form, submit the form to StudentAid BC. StudentAid BC will determine whether you are eligible to receive funding for your repeat course. Appeals can take 6 to 8 weeks to be reviewed. 

      Students with Permanent Disabilities

      If you are a student with permanent disabilities, there may be government grants available to you. In order to qualify, you must be verified as a student with permanent disabilities with StudentAid BC. To begin this process, please contact Accessibility Services at Capilano University to set up an appointment with an advisor.