How to Apply

    • Your completed application package should include the following:

      1. Completed Capilano University Exchange Program Application Form (PDF)
      2. Letter of Intent, 450-500 words long which set out and 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 Capilano University as an Ambassador for Study Abroad
      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 and have it sent directly to the Study Abroad Office.
      7. Academic Program Planner completed by an Academic Advisor
      8. A mini-Portfolio of work (for applicants in the IDEA program only)


    • Spring 2018 Exchanges

      Application & Selection 


      January 27, 2017

      Exchange Application Deadline

      Spring 2017

      Exchange Interviews

      Spring 2017

      Letters of Offer Sent

      Exchange Preparation

      Spring 2017

      Planning Session

      Fall 2017

      Finalize Study Plan & Budget Worksheet

      Fall 2017

      Application to Host Institution

      Fall 2017

      Acceptance to Host Institution

      December 2017

      Pre-Departure Session

      Spring 2018

      Attend Exchange School


      Fall 2018 Exchanges

      Application & Selection 


      January 30, 2018

      Exchange Application Deadline

      February 2018

      Exchange Interviews

      February 2018

      Letters of Offer Sent

      Exchange Preparation

      Spring 2018

      Planning Session

      Spring 2018

      Finalize Study Plan & Budget Worksheet

      Spring 2018

      Application to Host Institution

      Summer 2018

      Acceptance to Host Institution

      Summer 2018

      Pre-Departure Session

      Fall 2018

      Attend Exchange School