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  • Back to Cap Week Events sponsored by AMP and the SCE

    Cap Cookout
    August 19, 2019
    6 - 8pm; Schaaf Lawn
    Hang out with old friends and new on the lawn enjoying food, fun activities, & music.

    Outdoor Movie
    August 20, 2019
    8:30 pm; Schaaf Lawn
    Grab a friend & a blanket, we’ll bring the popcorn, and enjoy a pop-culture legend on the big screen: Mean Girls!

    Comedian Daniel Franzese
    August 21, 2019
    8 pm; Huntington Recital Hall
    “On Wednesdays we wear pink” …but especially this Wednesday as we welcome Comedian Daniel Franzese, best known for his role as Damien in Mean Girls, to Capital University!

    Student and Community Engagement Fair
    August 22, 2019
    4:30 – 6pm; Mound Street Plaza and Saylor-Ackermann Quad
    Meet Capital’s many student organizations and community partners and learn how you can get involved at Cap!

    Glow Foam Party
    August 23, 2019
    9 -11pm; Schaaf Lawn
    You’ve never been to a party like this! Enjoy a glow-in-the-dark foam dance party with all your friends to finish the first week of classes.

    Entangle: Neighborhood Walk & Block Party with First English Lutheran Church
    August 24, 2019
    10am – 6pm; 1015 E. Main Street
    It’s our annual block party with First English Lutheran Church and there’s a full schedule of events! Volunteer, paint a mural, enjoy ice cream, eat a hotdog, and engage with our community! Learn more and sign-up to volunteer.

    Columbus Clippers Game
    August 24, 2019
    Game starts at 7pm, Meet in Student Union Lobby for transportation at 6:20pm
    Experience one of Columbus’s professional sports teams by cheering on Columbus’s minor league baseball team, The Columbus Clippers! Transportation & tickets provided with $5 sign-up online. Sign-up here to attend.

    Fraternity and Sorority Life – Fall Recruitment Information

    IFC: Interfraternity Council (Fraternity) Info Night
    August 20, 2019
    8pm, Schneider, Harry C. Moores Student Union
    Interested in joining a fraternity? Attend this info night to ask questions, meet fraternity members, and get more information about the recruitment process. Starting Friday, August 23 each chapter will hold recruitment events over the following two weeks for potential new members to attend, concluding with Bid Day on Friday, September 6.

    Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment
    September 7 – 9, 2019
    To register, visit:
    All potential new members must register through this link to participate in Formal Recruitment, held throughout the weekend of September 7, 8, and 9. There is a $10 registration fee.

    The Cap Cupboard is open!
    Our on-campus resource center, the Cap Cupboard, is open to all students! Any student can utilize the Cap Cupboard and select any food items or hygiene products they may need. Hours are 11:00am – 1:00pm and 4:00 – 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. It is located on the lower level of the Student Union and across from the mailroom. If you need access at any other time, please visit the Office of Student and Community Engagement or email us at

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      We know you’ve got this, but when a question pops up, let us help. Like how to solve a pesky equation, how to get involved on campus, where to get help with your computer, or how take notes and better focus in class. 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.

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      The Academic Advising Office provides help with last minute schedule changes, academic crises, and referrals to campus resources during regular business hours. 

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      Academic Success provides a wide range of academic support services to assist all students in becoming more skilled and confident independent learners.  Services include one-on-one and small group Peer Tutoring, the Writing Center, Academic Coaching, and Supplemental Instruction (SI).

      Blackmore Library
      Blackmore Library is committed to the academic success of all Capital students. Librarians are here to help you at the Reference Desk, with one-on-one research assistance, and by providing in-class instruction.  The Library also provides access to hundreds of research databases, books, e-books, online journals, DVDs and more.  Blackmore Library has group study rooms, computers, and plenty of space to meet, work, or take a break. Capital students are also welcome to visit the Hamma Library at Trinity Lutheran Seminary.  

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      The 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.

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      Campus Ministries includes the various opportunities for worship and faith formation provided by Capital, as well as the many national organizations that have groups on Capital’s campus. This includes Embrace Ministries, the university-sponsored campus ministry, as well as Jewish Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Catholic Student Organization, Cru, and Young Life. Each week, Embrace hosts Capital Worship on Wednesday at 10 a.m. and Candlelight Worship Thursday at 9:09 p.m. Campus Ministries also hosts the Capital Interfaith Council to foster interreligious conversation, programming, and relationships, as well as two interfaith prayer spaces, one in Kerns 101, and one in Saylor-Ackermann Lobby, open to members of the Capital from every spiritual background for meditation, prayer, or quiet reflection. Campus Ministries run retreats, Bible studies, Peer Ministry, service opportunities and much more. Come and see for yourself! 

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      The mission of the Cap Cupboard at Capital University is to strive to alleviate food insecurity among Capital students by providing free and accessible food to those in need. The Cap Cupboard volunteers and staff can also help students get connected with other resources, both on and off campus. During the academic year, the Cap Cupboard is open from 11am - 1pm and 4 - 6pm, Monday-Friday. Students can email any time to set up a time to visit outside of these hours. Weekend Bags and Bags for Break are also available.

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      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, exploring careers, and applying for part-time jobs. The office works intentionally with all undeclared students.

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      The 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.

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      The 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.

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      Dining Services serves a wide variety of menu options tailored to the tastes of the campus community.

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      The 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. 

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      Capital 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.

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      The 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.

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      The 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.

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      Information Technology provides technical support for university faculty, staff and students. Support teams include the Client Services, which includes our Help Desk, Enterprise Applications, our Network, Telecom, and Server Administrator teams. Together, these teams work collaboratively to support the mission and initiatives of the university.

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      The 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.

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      Capital’s Mail Services is a fully functional post office that provides the campus community a variety of services. We offer the full time students mailboxes for the duration that they are here at Capital. In addition, we receive packages and mail for all students. We receive and distribute mail and packages to the campus departments. We also sell postage stamps and process outbound deliveries with UPS, USPS, Federal Express and other delivery carriers.

      Public Safety
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      614-236-6504 (non-emergency)
      614-236-6505 (parking services)
      614-236-6011 (switchboard)
      The 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.

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      The 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.

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      ROTC is an opportunity for those seeking to develop leadership qualities like poise, stamina, and self-discipline. Through ROTC, students earn the opportunity to receive a degree, in the field of their choice, and a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Army, Army Reserves, or National Guard. The Army ROTC Program enriches the college experience by providing instruction and practical application of skills to help prepare students for their future.

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      Residential & Commuter Life supports both residential and commuter students. In on-campus housing, Area Directors (professional staff) and Resident Assistants help residents with personal issues, advocate for student needs, and help create a safe and healthy living environment. The office also oversees meal plans, requests for housing releases, housing selection, the Commuter Lounge, and Commuter Lockers.

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      Capital 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.

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      The 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. 

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      Located 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.

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      The Office of Student Success advocates for students who may be experiencing issues with barriers to accomplishing their personal and academic goals. Student Success connects students with resources across campus. The office also houses the Student Success Coaching Program, which connects students with a professional staff coach to support them in achieving their goals.  

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      Capital 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.