Summer Housing | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


  • 2021 Summer Housing

    Summer Housing
    Students are now able to apply for summer housing online. Summer housing is available to:

    • Students enrolled in summer Undergraduate classes at Capital University.
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    • Students enrolled in the MMME program
    • Current Capital University students employed in the Columbus area for the summer. (Employment verification must be provided with your application)
    • Capital International Students.
    • Capital students experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness
    • Capital students with special circumstances. 

    Undergraduate Students

    Applications should be submitted by Friday, April 16, 2021 via the “2021: Summer Housing Application”.  Students will be approved on a case-by-case basis and receive notification via email.

    Housing Placement
    • All effort will be made to place students scheduled to live in CU Apartments, on Sheridan Ave., Capital Commons, or at Trinity Apartments for FALL 2021 into their fall assignments. Please note that given the current situation, in some cases this may not be possible 
    • Undergraduates not living in the Neighborhood will be placed in Neighborhood housing for the summer. 
    • Summer Housing Rates : $137 per week


    Summer Housing Timeline
    • Move-in: Saturday and Sunday, May 22-23 (anticipated)
    • Move-out: Saturday and Sunday, July 31-August 1 (anticipated)
      - The above dates are subject to change based on unit availability. Our Residence Life and Facilities teams will do our best to ensure that units are prepared as timely as possible.
      - All summer housing residents will be added to the extended stay list and remain in their spring housing assignment until their summer placement is ready.

    Additionally, please note that Facilities may need access to your space to complete necessary repairs, as summer is the primary time for completing maintenance in University housing. Notice will be given of the work needing completed in advance. Projects will be ongoing on campus throughout residential facilities. We will do our best to ensure impact on your experience is minimal.

    Master of Music or Kodaly Summer Program

    Applications should be submitted by Friday, May 28, 2021 via the “2021: Summer Housing Application”.

    Housing Placement will be in the Capital University Apartments (located at 2130 Astor Ave.)
    • For more information about the CU Apartments, visit:
    • All apartments are 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom. Residents will have a private room, but share the apartment with another MMME student.
    • The summer rate for MMME students is: $274 (per person/per week)
    • Session 1
    • - Move-in: Saturday and Sunday, June 19-20
      - Move-out: Saturday and Sunday, July 10-11
    • Session 2
    • - Move-in: Saturday and Sunday, July 10-11
      - Move-out: Saturday and Sunday, July 31-August 1


    Residents must complete a proper check-in as directed in your summer housing confirmation letter. Upon check-out, the room must be returned to the original clean condition. An apartment inventory and assessment will be completed prior to your arrival. Your keys must be returned as directed by the Residence Life Staff.

    The Capital University Student Code of Conduct is intended to promote community standards and foster the development of self-directed, responsible citizens.

    The University is not responsible for loss, damage, or destruction of personal property. Purchasing or arranging for personal property insurance coverage is the resident's responsibility.

    The Office of Residential and Commuter Life may terminate your contract after serving the resident with a written notice to vacate the premises, take possession thereof for the following reasons: 1) Non-compliance with University policies, residence hall policies and procedures, local, federal and state laws where applicable, 2) Damage from fire, smoke, or other causes making the premises uninhabitable. 

    For more information or if you have questions, please contact the Office of Residential and Commuter Life at 614-236-6811 or by email at

    Summer Housing Policies, Procedures & Expectations

    1. In an effort to ensure student health and safety during the coronavirus pandemic, students are not allowed to have visitors or guests in their University housing assignment at any time during their stay on campus.
    2. You are encouraged to exercise care and caution in regards to your personal safety during breaks. Please report any suspicious activity to Public Safety at (614) 236-6666.
    3. During this break the limited in-person availability and altered schedules may be in place. Check with individual offices to determine staff availability and service schedules (Dining, CHW, University offices, etc.).
    4. Housekeeping/ Custodial Services are limited during break. Please note, Custodial Services do not clean individual houses, apartments, or suites located in the Neighborhood.
    5. For residential needs or concerns: Contact RCL-24/7at (614) 236-7213
    6. For lockouts:
      8 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.: contact RCL-24/7 at (614) 236-7213
      8 p.m. to 8 a.m.:  contact Public Safety at (614) 236-6666
    7. For maintenance of housekeeping concerns:
      Non-emergency: submit a work order at
      Emergencies M-F 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. call (614) 236-6400
      Emergencies M-F 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. call (614) 746-6068
      Emergencies on weekends call (614) 746-6068.
    8. Facilities and other university officials may have to enter rooms for maintenance or other necessary up-keep at any time, however, if possible will give 24-hour notice.
    9. If requested by any university official (including RA's), you will comply in accordance with the Student Handbook as well as any special policies and procedures put in place for this break (e.g. social distancing and no guests or visitors). No one is permitted in your suite, apartment or house during break except those students who are also assigned to that location. 
    10. All University policies, including COVID19 specific policies and procedures, are in effect over breaks.

    Violation of the above policies and procedures, other applicable university policies, and local, state, and federal laws during breaks are subject to immediate revocation of the privilege of being in on campus housing during summer.


    We understand that you might still have questions, and we're here with answers! Reach out to Residential & Commuter Life at by calling (614) 236-6811, or schedule an in-person Zoom call with the first available member of our professional staff by visiting our meeting scheduling page.  If you need assistance from staff at anytime over break contact RCL-24/7 at (614) 236-7213