Centre for Teaching Excellence

Student Support

Here are some key services available to your students:

Academic Advising

For students who need support in program planning, graduation requirements or course planning, advisors are available by appointment. 

Accessibility Services

Addresses access issues between the learning environment and the functional impact of a disability resulting in approved academic accommodations. Instructors receive a Notification of Accommodation email for their student. 

Centre for Student Success

The CSS offers learning support services for students including tutoring, workshops and skill development courses. 

Health and Counselling Services

HCS includes counselling, conflict resolution, general medical services and an Elder-in-Residence for Indigenous students. 

First Nations Student Services

FNSS provides help with choosing courses and registering at Capilano University, contact with First Nations Band education officers and CapU instructors, advising on special programs, and advice and help with personal, health and school-based issues.

Student Digital Ambassadors

The SDA is peer-to-peer support service for students to support them in their use of digital technologies in their learning such as eLearn, MS Teams and Zoom. They can be contacted at sda@capilanou.ca


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 unceded sovereign Indigenous Nations of Lil’wat, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm(Musqueam), Shíshálh (Sechelt), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh(Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh).


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