Spring Checklist | Capital University


  • Congratulations on your academic acceptance for Spring 2018!

    Now it’s time to start your next steps.

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    All students should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is your key to all need-based financial aid. Capital's FAFSA code is 003023. The recommended deadline for completing the FAFSA is December 1, 2017.  

    financial aid awards

    Capital prepares a detailed financial aid letter for all accepted students. Your financial aid award will let you know your cost to attend Capital during the spring semester and will be mailed to you. Your admission counselor will contact you once your award is available and answer any questions you (or your family) may have. 


    An enrollment deposit is required to secure your spot in the class. Deposits for spring semester are non-refundable so make sure you have your questions answered before sending in your deposit.  


    Deposited students can register now for our Winter Welcome Orientation program scheduled for Thursday, January 4, 2018. You will finalize your class schedule, complete financial aid paperwork and meet fellow classmates during the event.

    You should plan to arrive on campus anytime between 1 and 2:30pm and head straight to the Harry C. Moores Student Union (745 Pleasant Ridge Ave, Columbus, OH 43209). The afternoon is structured so that you can spend as much time in each section of the program as you need. Please check your email for the schedule. If you have any questions, please reach out to our team at orientation@capital.edu.


    All students must complete the Online Housing Intent form. Students will be housed based on information provided on this form. The priority deadline for the Housing Intent form is December 1. 

    Deposited commuter students may choose to purchase a meal plan or add CapBucks to their student ID.

    class scheduling

    Deposited students can register for spring 2018 classes beginning November 20th. You will need to make an appointment with an academic advisor to register for classes. The advisor will assist you in selecting courses needed for your first semester at Capital. 

    Health Forms

    Students entering Capital must return the New Student Health Information and Immunization Form (PDF) before January 8, 2018. 

    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 7, 2018 from 8am to 8pm. More details will be sent with your housing assignment. Classes begin on Monday, January 8, 2018. 

    Stay in Touch

    Have questions about your transition to Capital? Contact the Admission Office at 614-236-6101 or admission@capital.edu. We love hearing from you!