Capilano Students’ Union

The Capilano Students’ Union (CSU) is the student society at Capilano University that represents over 6,500 students at the North Vancouver, Sechelt, and Squamish campuses, and abroad. The CSU provides services, including the U-Pass BC and CSU Health and Dental Plan, supplies resources to clubs and organizations on campus, and hosts a variety of events throughout each year. In addition to delivering services to students, the CSU is an advocate of students’ interests, and ensures the needs of students are presented for consideration by the University Administration and the Federal, Provincial, and Municipal Governments.

Collective Agreement

Download the 2023-2026 collective agreement between the Capilano Students’ Union and CUPE 1004.


Refer to the language in the collective agreement for a comprehensive list of employee benefits.


CSU employees are a part of the Multi-Sector Pension Plan.


The steward for the CSU unit can be found by contacting the CUPE 1004 office.

Occupational Health & Safety

Know your rights! Training is key. Workers Compensation Act & Regulations must be followed. Members sit on the Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Committee to monitor and discuss health & safety related issues or concerns in the workplace.

Employee Family Assistance Plan

Take advantage of the Employee Family Assistance Plan (EFAP) that is available to you and your family. Visit Homewood Health for more information or call their toll free number at 1(800) 663-1142. Here are some of the areas that they provide services for:

Plan Smart

  • Health: Nutrition, lifestyle changes, weight management, smoking cessation
  • Life Balance: Childcare and parenting, elder and family care, relationships, financial, legal
  • Career: Career planning, workplace issues, pre-retirement, shift work


  • Family
  • Marital
  • Relationships
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions/change
  • Grief/bereavement
  • Stress
  • Other personal issues

Get to Know the Employees at the CSU

capilano-POSTERDuring challenging rounds of collective bargaining, CUPE shed some light on what CSU members do.


Find out what other CUPE staff employees from the CSU have to say.