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    It’s an exciting time in your life. Transition to college is a unique experience and the Capital University family is here to help guide and support you. Our orientation programs prepare you for the Capital experience and give you the opportunity to meet with a faculty, staff, fellow first-year students, and current Capital students.

    New Student Checklist 

    All new students at Capital University must return required forms before they can attend classes. Make sure you have everything submitted on the New Student Checklist or download the Summer Orientation Checklist (PDF) 

    Welcome Weekend 2014 & Start of School

    Welcome Weekend begins on Thursday, August 21, 2014. See the Welcome Weekend schedule of events (PDF) for all the fun things we've planned. These days will mark the start of your Capital career and one of the most exciting milestones of your life! You won’t forget a moment of your first days at Capital. Classes begin following Welcome Weekend on Monday, August 25, 2014. Learn more about the move-in day process and parking (PDF) at Capital. To help keep your things organized, please label all items with your first and last name, residence hall and room number.

    Smooth Transitions

    The Smooth Transitions program has reached capacity for this year. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, in this program first-year and transfer students get help finding campus resources, develop supportive networks, understand academic expectations and become involved in campus activities. 

    Summer Orientation

    Register for your Summer Orientation Date now!  Our final Summer Orientation will be on Wednesday, August 20 for students who have not attended summer orientation in May, June or July. It's a great day on campus when you will meet with an adviser to finalize your class schedule, get your Capital photo ID picture and email address, complete financial paperwork and meet your fellow classmates. Download the tentative summer orientation schedule (PDF).