• Congratulations on your acceptance for Spring 2016! Now it’s time to start your next steps. Deposited students can register now for our Winter Welcome Orientation program on Thursday, January 7. 

  • Spread the Good News

    Share your acceptance packet with your family members and celebrate your accomplishment! While you’re at it, let your friends know by tagging a photo of yourself with your acceptance folder or certificate to #CapitalBound.


    Plan to send your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. FAFSA is your key to all need-based financial assistance. Capital’s FAFSA code is 003023. You can file for free online at

    Merit & Financial Aid Awards

    At Capital, we make it easy for you and award most of our scholarships and grants directly from the materials collected with your admission application. Your award letter was included in your acceptance packet. Your financial aid award will be sent after you are accepted and will let you know your estimated cost to attend Capital and include your merit award(s) and any need-based aid that results from filing the FAFSA. Your admission counselor will contact you once your award is available to go over it in detail and answer any questions you (or your family) may have. After you are notified that your award is available, view your financial aid award on WebAdvisor using the username and password we sent you.

    Enrollment Deposit

    An enrollment deposit is required to officially reserve your place in Capital’s spring class. Deposits for spring are nonrefundable so you want to make sure you finalize your financial aid prior to sending your deposit. Deposit checks can be made payable to Capital University and mailed to Capital University, Admission Office, 1 College and Main, Columbus, OH 43209-2394. (For your convenience, a deposit form and reply envelope was included in your acceptance packet!) You can also pay your enrollment deposit online. We’ll be so happy we’ll promptly send you a t-shirt to show off your purple and white!

    Register for Winter Welcome Orientation & Class Scheduling

    Register now for our Winter Welcome Orientation program on Thursday, January 7. You will meet with an advisor to finalize your spring class schedule, get your Capital photo ID picture, complete financial paperwork and meet your fellow classmates. Download the tentative Winter Welcome Schedule (PDF).

    Residence Halls, Meal Plans & Commuter Life

    Housing for the spring semester is granted on a space available basis. Commuter students must meet one of the eligibility requirements listed in our residency policy at
    You can learn more about residence life and meal plans at Deposited new students should complete the Online Housing Intention Form as soon as possible and no later than December 1.
    Since you have not created a housing log in before, start by clicking on the “New to Capital” and enter your name, Capital student ID number, email and birth date.

    Health Forms

    Students entering Capital must return the New Student Health Information and Immunization Form (PDF) before the first day of classes in January.

    The required immunizations are:

    • Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis; within the last ten years 
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella: 2 immunizations 
    • Polio: completed primary series 
    • Tuberculosis Questionnaire must be completed; if any questions are answered "yes" then a TB skin test will be required You are urged to get the required.

    Move In/Classes begin

    Residence hall move-in is scheduled for Sunday, January 10, beginning at 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. or Thursday, January 7, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Students moving in on the January 7 will not have dining service until Sunday, January 10. Watch for more details about move-in with your housing assignment. Spring classes begin Monday, January 11, 2016.

    Text Message Opt-In

    As an accepted student, we can send helpful reminders to you via text message! It's easy to opt-in. Just text Crusader Spring FIRST and LAST name to 88202. Example: Crusader Spring John Smith (Be sure to include spaces.)

    Stay in Touch

    Make sure you know your admission counselor as they can be your lifeline for any questions about Capital or your college decision in general! Our counselors can answer questions about majors, AP or college credit, scholarships, financial aid, campus life, Columbus, Bexley and more! Meet our admission counselors and find out if you are working with Alecia, Ashley, Stephanie, Jae, Susanna, Deanna or Joyin and email us at if you need help figuring out who you are working with. We love hearing from you!