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You can pay online. If you recently received a tuition and fees statement, you can access your account 24/7 with ePay!
The first step is to apply online with the Capital Admission Application or submit the Common Application. Both ways to apply are free, do not require an essay and are easy to submit. Nearly all (99 percent) of accepted first-year students receive a scholarship to attend Capital, and our average merit award last year totaled more than $19,000 renewable. Learn more about our admission requirements. Give us 3-4 weeks after your student has submitted application materials and then we will send out a decision letter.
We put together a Parent Checklist that guides you step-by-step through the process of enrolling at Capital. We are so excited to welcome you!
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November 23-27Thanksgiving BreakDecember 2Last day of classes.December 5-8Final ExamsDecember 8 - January 8Holiday Break
No matter how prepared you are, sooner or later you’re going to have questions. Like how to solve a pesky equation, take notes or better focus in class. And, being a student can sometimes be a difficult transition. You may be far from home, but know that you’re never far from help. The attentive staff at Capital is here for you, looking out for you in ways large and small. We’ll work hard to make your life on campus easier, and your education more rewarding.
ACADEMIC SUCCESSBlackmore Library614firstname.lastname@example.org/academic-successAcademic Success provides a wide range of academic support services to assist all students in becoming more skilled and confident lifelong learners. Services include tutoring, writing consultations, academic coaching, and peer academic advising.BLACKMORE LIBRARYBlackmore Library614email@example.com/library Blackmore Library is committed to the academic success of all Capital students. Assistance is provided in various formats, including in-class instruction, at the Reference Desk, and personalized consultations. The Library also offers many fun and engaging activities for the Capital community. The Library collection includes hundreds of research databases that are accessible both on and off campus, as well as books, e-books, e-journals, DVDs, and CDs.BOOKSTOREStudent Union614firstname.lastname@example.org@capital.edu www.capital.bncollege.comThe Capital Bookstore is your one-stop shop for everything you will need at Capital, including textbooks, office supplies, T-shirts and other apparel, snack items, gifts and other items to show off your school spirit.CAMPUS MINISTRIESKerns Religious Life Center614email@example.com/campus-ministriesCampus Ministries includes the various aspects of worship and study provided by Capital, as well as the many national organizations that have groups on Capital’s campus including CRU, Young Life, Renew (CCO), an Interfaith Organization and Catholic Student Organization. Wednesday Chapel at 10:05 a.m. is for students, faculty and staff. Evening worship on Tuesdays is led by CRU (Campus Crusade) and Thursday evening Candlelight worship is led by students with a message from Pastor Gary. Campus Ministries run retreats, Bible studies, discipleship training, service opportunities and much more. All are invited!
CAREER DEVELOPMENTBlackmore Library614firstname.lastname@example.org/careerdevelopment Career Development staff members assist students with the process of identifying and implementing career goals that complement their learning, development and success. Much of the work with first-year students focuses on choosing and changing majors, and exploring careers. The office works intentionally with all undeclared students.CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESSKline Health Center614email@example.com/healthThe Center for Health and Wellness provides a comprehensive array of medical and mental health services that will aid in the assessment, treatment, prevention, and promotion of health and wellness on campus.DINING SERVICESStudent Union614firstname.lastname@example.org/diningAramark Dining Services serves a wide variety of menu options tailored to the tastes of the campus community.DISABILITY SERVICESStudent Union614email@example.com/About-Capital/Disability-ServicesThe Office of Disability Services (ODS) provides individualized services for students, faculty/staff, and other community members with disability-related needs. Our office is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are an integral part of the University community. Students with disabilities who wish to receive assistance from Disability Services are responsible for disclosing their disability to the ODS. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIONStudent Union614firstname.lastname@example.org/diversity-and-inclusionCapital University wants to know you. Where do you come from? What are your favorite celebrations? What makes you unique? You are as unique as your fingerprint. Diversity and Inclusion provides educational and cultural leadership for university initiatives aimed at supporting and developing a diverse and inclusive community.FINANCIAL AIDYochum Hall614email@example.com/finaidThe Financial Aid Office works with students and families to coordinate all forms of financial aid. The staff can help students understand loan options and work to find solutions that make Capital affordable.HONORS PROGRAMRenner Hall, Rm firstname.lastname@example.org/honorsThe Honors Program welcomes students of all majors who meet the entry requirements for the program (ACT 28/SAT 1250 or higher for incoming students before May 1, or a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher for current students) and whose aspirations are those of academic excellence and personal growth. There are a large range of honors courses, and the group hosts cultural, intellectual, and social events.INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYBlackmore Library614email@example.com/ITInformation Technology provides technical support for university faculty, staff and students. Support teams include the help desk, media center, academic technology, administrative computing, network/server administration, web development and desktop support. Together, these teams work collaboratively to support the mission and initiatives of the university.THE CENTER FOR GLOBAL EDUCATIONStudent Union614firstname.lastname@example.org/internationalwww.capital.edu/oieThe Office of International Education provides advising and review of education abroad opportunities, information about exchange programs, and Capital - managed study abroad programs. The Office also counsels and advises international students and scholars in the areas of immigration regulations, living in the U.S., initial academic advising, health insurance, options on legal work opportunities, and assistance on connecting to university and community resources.INTRAMURALSCapital Center614email@example.comThe Capital University intramural program provides physical, social, and educational development opportunities through participation in intramural sports, club sports, and fitness programs. It is important for students to develop a balanced, healthy lifestyle on our campus.MAIL SERVICESStudent Union614-236-6658 firstname.lastname@example.orgCapital’s Mail Services serves the campus community as a full-service office of the U.S. Postal Service. In addition to distributing mail to every full-time student’s mailbox, the office delivers and picks up mail to campus offices, weighs items, sells postage and arranges deliveries with UPS, Federal Express and other delivery services.PUBLIC SAFETYPublic Safety614email@example.com/safetyThe mission of the Department of Public Safety at Capital University is to provide a safe and secure environment for the university community and all its members, and provide a variety of services which enhance the quality of life on campus.REGISTRARYochum Hall614firstname.lastname@example.org/registrarThe Registrar’s Office is the center of Capital University’s educational record needs. The office handles grades, registration, graduation, transcripts, transfer evaluations, verifications, and changes to your personal information.RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS (ROTC)Troutman Hall614email@example.comCapital’s ROTC students are known as the Task Force Crusaders. These individuals are consistently meeting the challenges faced by the changing United States Army. The program trains officers to achieve high levels of leadership skills and abilities. Being a member of this program will help enrich a college experience and prepare students for the future.RESIDENTIAL AND COMMUTER LIFEStudent Union614firstname.lastname@example.org@capital.eduwww.capital.edu/residence-lifeThe Office of Residential and Commuter Life works closely with all students to engage them in experiences that encourage their personal growth and professional development while at Capital. The staff helps motivate students to create new relationships and connections with others through social, cultural, academic, and leadership activities.THE SCHUMACHER GALLERYBlackmore Library614email@example.com/schumacherCapital University’s Schumacher Gallery offers a wonderfully diverse selection of more than 1,600 works for study and enjoyment. It provides the university and the community with an extensive program of special focus exhibits, lectures and art-related events. The Gallery is located on the fourth floor of Capital’s library building. It is open weekdays and Saturdays 1-5 p.m. during the academic year.STUDENT ACCOUNTSYochum Hall614firstname.lastname@example.org/student-accountsThe Student Accounts Office provides assistance in understanding any charges billed to your accounts in the electronic eBill system, as well as any outstanding balances due. The office directs students to information on the available payment plan options. If payments and financial aid result in a credit balance, the office will review and issue refunds. The office helps students and parents understand federal regulations that may apply to their student account. STUDENT AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTStudent Union614email@example.com/sceLocated on the first floor of the Harry C. Moores Student Union, the SCE is one of the busiest places on campus. No matter what your interests are, the team is able to help you get involved and find your niche on campus. The office supports Activity Management and Programming (AMP), Community Engagement, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Leadership Development, Orientation Programs, Parent and Family Programs, Student Government, and 90+ Student Organizations.
STUDENT SUCCESSStudent Union614firstname.lastname@example.org/student-successStudent Success advocates for students and families on campus, working with students who may be having a difficult time transitioning to college, and who may be struggling with personal issues that could be hindering academic progress.
TITLE IX AND SEXUAL HARASSMENTStudent Union614-236-6611titleIX@capital.eduwww.capital.edu/Title-IX-and-Sexual-HarassmentCapital University is committed to ensuring a safe environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual misconduct. All members of the University community, including students, faculty, staff, guests, and visitors are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others. The University offers prevention and outreach programs to educate the University community about sexual misconduct and discrimination. Resources and reporting options are available to the University community by contacting the Title IX Coordinator.
There are three ways to access your online billing statement:
Please note that students are automatically provided access to their bills, and will receive any correspondence regarding bills to their Capital University email address. You should add parents or anyone else who should have access to receive correspondence as an Authorized User.
ADD A USER.
FERPA regulations prevent us from sharing information with anyone without express consent of the student. To gain access to student account information, anyone else must be added as an Authorized User by the student. We cannot add Authorized Users for you.If you have not added an Authorized User to your account, you will be the only person that has the ability to receive ebills and make payments to your account.
Each residence hall room has:Two twin beds (XL Twin bedding is recommended)Two desks and chairsAt least two closetsOne large double dresser Curtains or a window shadeThe rooms have vinyl tile floors.
Students can bring carpeting and drapes as needed. Specific measurements are available on the web and are distributed with the housing information.
The Residential and Commuter Life Office at Capital University is responsible for providing clean, safe and comfortable environments in which students live and learn. For more information, contact our office.
We require all first year undergraduate students to live on campus. Students wishing to commute can apply for release from this requirement.First year students live in: Saylor-Ackermann HallThe Lohman ComplexCotterman Hall
The priority deadline for the Online Housing Intent Form is June 15. Housing assignments are typically distributed to students in the first half of July.
The office of Residential and Commuter Life will use the information provided on the housing intent form to match students together. Students may also preference a particular roommate.
Housing Intent Form
Yes. We have washers and dryers in each residence hall. All laundry is coin-free.
For all your questions about Residential and Commuter living, pick up the phone or send us an email at email@example.com. After all, you’ll be part of the Capital Family too.
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