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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.

    Summer Orientation

    Register for your Summer Orientation Date now! 

    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).

    Dates for Summer Orientation are as follows:
    Thursday, July 10 - Transfer student summer orientation
    Wednesday, August 20

    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 with residence hall move-in on Thursday, August 21, 2014. Commuter students will have a commuter get-together in the afternoon to get ready for the Weekend. 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.

    Smooth Transitions

    Sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Office, Smooth Transitions starts on Sunday, August 17, 2014 and is a three day pre-orientation program, designed to support the introduction, matriculation and retention of underrepresented student populations in transitioning to the academic, cultural, and social environment at Capital University.