Residence Life | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


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    Residence Life

  • Office of Residential and Commuter Life  

    In collaboration with campus partners, the Office of Residential and Commuter Life fosters safe, secure, and inclusive living and learning environments where students have the opportunity to: 

    • Explore personal values and identity in diverse community of learners;
    • Build meaningful and lasting relationships with peers, faculty, and staff;
    • Access the numerous resources offered at Capital and in the greater Columbus community. 
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    • Commuter Life

      Commuter Students Quick Links

      Housing Release Process  
      Cap Bucks

      Important Information Regarding Fall 2020 Procedures

      Resource Guide Thumbnail View the Resource Guide (PDF) for a safe and healthy return to campus living.

      A limited number of rooms will be made available for students to live with roommates. Students wishing to live with a roommate should complete the “Request a Double” form at

      • Forms should be completed no later than Friday, July 10, 2020.
      • Both roommates will need to complete the above form.
      • No students in traditional halls will be housed in groups of 3 or 4.

      Students who are not yet ready to return to campus living, can complete the Housing Release Request form located at: This will allow students to continue their coursework remotely, from their home address. (Please note, any exceptions to policy will only be made for Fall 2020, and will not include release from housing to seek local rental for those who do not meet our requirements for release).

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      Living on campus has advantages that help students gain confidence, build relationships, and grow both independently and communally. In fact, according to Dr. Larry Hunter, Director of Institutional Research at Capital University, statistics have consistently shown that students who live at Capital tend to stay in college.Sophomore Lindi Cisco recalls back to her first year when the last thing she wanted was be away from home. She is now thankful for a little "tough love" (aka - parental encouragement) from mom that helped keep her here. "I can't imagine not living here now," she admits. "That first year was a tough adjustment, but what a difference a year makes."...

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