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CSU FEES

Please note, the University Act stipulates that students must continue to pay fees, even in the event that they resign membership. All CSU fees are increased annually at the rate of inflation.


Student Union Membership Fee

Membership dues for the Capilano Students’ Union for those studying primarily at the North Vancouver campus is assessed at a $40.92 flat fee plus $2.56 per credit, to a maximum of $25.60 (total $66.52). Membership dues for students on the Sunshine Coast campus is a $16.37 flat fee. Student Union Membership fees allow students access to services and events provided by the CSU.


U-Pass BC Fee

The Capilano Students’ Union works with other student societies to negotiate the U-Pass program with TransLink and the Province of British Columbia. The current fee for the U-Pass BC program is assessed at $41.00 per month. The U-Pass BC program allows students unlimited access to Translink’s bus, Skytrain, and SeaBus services, as well as discounted fares on the West Coast Express. A fee increase to the U-Pass to its current rate was passed with 95% of valid ballots cast in favour. More information about the U-Pass program can be found here.


CSU Health & Dental Plan Fee

The CSU Health & Dental Plan Fee is a one time charge in the fall of $234.04 for full time students. Full time students commencing classes for the first time in the spring of any given academic year are charged $156.02. The CSU Health and Dental Plan provides students with extended health benefits. 97% of valid ballots were cast in favour of implementing the Health & Dental Plan. More information about the Health & Dental Plan can be found here.


Student Union Building Fee

The Student Union Building Fee is assessed as follows:

$4.00 per credit fee, to a maximum of 15 credits per semester, effective September 2017;
$5.00 per credit fee, to a maximum of 15 credits per semester, effective September 2018;
$6.00 per credit fee, to a maximum of 15 credits per semester, effective September 2019;
$7.00 per credit fee, to a maximum of 15 credits per semester, effective September 2020;
$8.00 per credit fee, to a maximum of 15 credits per semester, effective September 2021.

The fee is collected in order to build a student union building at Capilano University’s North Vancouver campus. The fee was introduced following a referendum held in spring of 2017, with 69% of valid ballots in favour. Once the fee reaches $8 per credit, it will be increased annually at the rate of inflation.


Clubs and Events Fee

The Clubs and Events Fee is assessed at $0.29 per credit, to a maximum of 15 credits. The purpose of the fee is to support clubs and hold events for at Capilano University. The fee was introduced following a referendum held in spring of 2017, with 69% of valid ballots in favour.


Recreation and Intramurals Fee

The Recreation and Intramurals Fee is assessed at $0.50 per credit, to a maximum of 15 credits. The purpose of the fee is for the CSU to fund recreational activities for students. It was introduced following a referendum held in spring of 2017, with 66% of valid ballots in favour.


External Advocacy Fee

The External Advocacy Fee is assessed at $0.33 per credit, to a maximum of 15 credits. Funds from the fee go towards working with other student unionsin BC and across Canada to effectively lobby the federal and provincial governments on behalf of students. The fee was introduced following a referendum held in spring of 2017, with 56% of valid ballots in favour.