Academic Services

How to become a Capilano Blues student-athlete:

  1. Contact the head coach and/or fill in a recruit form (each team has a recruit form on their team page under the 'Recruiting' header)
  2. Apply for admissions to Capilano University
  3. Submit all your documents to Admissions
  4. Commit to your coach
  5. Complete the CCES online drug doping session online before first day of practice.  This information will come from your coach in September.   


Capilano University Blues Athletics is a member of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) and the Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST), and as such follow all the rules and regulations set out by the league.

To be eligible to compete as a Blues athlete, a student must be registered as a full-time Capilano University student and fulfill all CCAA eligibility criteria. The CCAA terms a student in good standing to be the following:

  • Registered in 9 credit units in each term they are competing
  • Successfully complete 18 credit units in the academic year they consumed eligibility (September to the following August 31)


For information on application deadlines, program requirements, transfer credits, and more, visit the CapU Admissions page

Apply Now: Follow the link to the Capilano University online application.


Capilano University provides many services to help student-athletes succeed academically and put them on a successful career path.

Academic Advising

Each Blues varsity team has at least one Academic Advisor to help student-athletes with all academic matters, from course planning to exam prep. Contact info for the Advisors can be found on the Staff Directory.

Learning Support

The University provides specific learning services, including a Writing Centre, Math Learning Centre, Language Resource Centre, and Accessibility Services. CapU also hosts several Student Success Workshops throughout the year, and offers a Student Success Course (USS 100).

Career Services

Student-athletes can receive one-on-one career advising, and attend events and workshops on campus to meet with employers. Areas of help include the job search process, figuring out a career path, and creating a smooth transition from school to the workforce.

The Career Services site also has links to a Jobs Board with postings for jobs of all varieties, including part-time, summer jobs, and positions in specific fields.

Showcase Capilano University

Capilano University Viewbook

The 2017-18 Capilano University Viewbook includes details on all of Cap's programs, as well as admission deadlines and fees, statistics, and student testimonials.

Capilano University Calendar

The university calendar contains academic information, as well as the details of specific courses at Capilano in all programs. There is also a link to the Academic Schedule, which includes important dates for the 2017-18 academic year.

Visit Cap: Tours & More

There are several ways to visit and get to know Capilano's beautiful campus in North Vancouver. You can sign-up for a student-led campus tour, register for one of the several Explore Capilano Info Nights held throughout the year, or attend a program's Special Event or Open House.

Student-Athlete Forms

CCAA Student-Athlete Consent Form
CCAA Coach Consent Form
CCAA Student-Athlete Information Guide
Blues Athletics Student-Athlete Code of Conduct
Blues Athletics Sports Information Form
Blues Athletics Authority to Travel Form