In accordance with its constitution, the purposes of the Capilano Students’ Union are:

  • to represent and advance the rights and interests of its members;
  • to advocate for a more accessible, high-quality post-secondary education;
  • to influence the development of sound educational policy;
  • to create opportunities and foundations for its members to be successful;
  • to provide experiences that complement its members’ academic pursuits;
  • to support its members through the delivery of student services;
  • to enhance the student experience; and
  • to build and strengthen our community relationships


Any student taking at least one course at Capilano University at any of the three Capilano University campuses is a member of the student union. This includes the Squamish and Sechelt campuses.
There are many different ways to get involved with your student union! Visit our collectives and committees pages or learn about joining a club or even starting your own.

Take some time to look through the various services we offer or attend an event or meeting.

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A full breakdown of fees collected by the CSU can be found here.