Current CAP Students

current CAP students


As a CAP student, we already know that you are academically strong, motivated, and passionate about pharmacy. It is exciting for us to be a part of your pharmacy journey - which has only just begun! We are here to support and guide you as you work dilligently toward your goal of entering the PharmD program, and eventually joining the pharmacy profession.

Becky Ewan

Kaitlin Bynkoski

Your CAP and PharmD advisors:

Becky Ewan (left)
Kaitlin Bynkoski (right)
Contact us!

Your Science advisor:

Luke Balch
Contact Luke!


Your responsibilities

CAP students must take their first two years of science studies at Waterloo, and complete the academic requirements for admission to the PharmD program by the end of the winter term of their second academic year. Students are responsible for ensuring that when selecting electives they take all of the courses required for admission to the PharmD program by the end of Year Two.

The CAP Maintenance Requirement Checklist and PharmD Course Requirement Checklist will help keep you on track!

CAP deadlines




Date Event Location
September 2022 CAP Reception (Click here to help us pick a date!) School of Pharmacy
Early March 2023 CAP2021 Interview and FSA Prep Session School of Pharmacy
Mid March March Break Open House - join us to tour the School of Pharmacy! School of Pharmacy


Mental Health 

  • Health Services and Counselling Services (Campus Wellness) 519-888-4096 
  • Empower Me - online counselling and life coach sessions

Peer Support

Academic Resources

  • Science Undergraduate Office - Dedicated academic advisors who will provide you with course advice, help you plan your academic career and connect you with resources.
  • Grade calculator - Log in to Portal to access this great resource (through Academics: click on the course then go to Grades tab)
  • UW Writing and Communication Centre – To assist in writing practice, support, and research.
  • UW Student Success Office Learning Resources - Learn how to study effectively in university. 
  • AccessAbility Services – Whether you have a known or unknown disability, illness, or condition, they can help you develop your individualized academic accommodation plan for all components of your academic career.
  • Student Absence – Learn what to do when you must be absent due to illness or extenuating circumstances.