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Summer Housing
  • Summer Housing may be requested through the Summer Housing Request Form for any student who is:  

    • Enrolled in Summer undergraduate classes at Capital University;
    • Enrolled in the Master of Music or Kodaly Summer Program;
    • A Capital University student who is employed in the Columbus area for the summer. (Verification of employment must be provided with your application); 
    • A Capital University International Student; or
    • A Capital University student who has special circumstances.

     

    Housing will only be offered in the Capital Commons Apartments, Capital University Apartments, Sheridan Avenue Apartments and Sheridan Avenue Houses. Those requesting placement in the Capital University Apartments must either be a current undergraduate student with an 12 month agreement or enrolled in the Master of Music or Kodaly Summer Program. Those requesting placement in the Sheridan Avenue Apartments or Sheridan Avenue Houses must be a current undergraduate student with an 12 month agreement. Please note, not all apartments and/or houses will be available for summer housing.

     

    Capital Commons Apartments

    Up to four students may be assigned to each apartment on a first come first serve basis. Because of limited housing there will be no single rooms available. Roommate requests will be honored when the request is mutual and received in writing. All units of the Capital Commons Apartments are non-smoking.

    The Capital Commons Apartments are two bedroom, one bath with a kitchen (pots, pans, and dishes are not provided). Each bedroom is furnished with a standard twin sized bed and mattress, dresser, desk, and chair. A computer port, wireless access, and cable TV service are provided in the apartments by the University's Information Technology department. Residents will need to supply their own TV and computers. A washing machine and dryer is also furnished for each unit, located in the basement. Meal Plans are not available during the summer and phone lines are not provided.

     

    Capital University Apartments

    Located approximately two blocks from the campus. The apartments are housed in one single building, on three floors, with ten apartments per floor. All units of the Capital University Apartments are non-smoking.

    Up to 3 students may be assigned to each apartment.  Each of the 30 apartments, has 2 carpeted bedrooms with individual bathrooms. The Capital University Apartments feature fully furnished and carpeted living rooms (sofa & chair), dining areas (dining table and chairs provided), and bedrooms (extra long mattress and bed frame, desk, desk chair, two drawer dresser, and bookshelf). Full kitchens (pots, pans, and dishes are not provided) including refrigerator, range, microwave, dishwasher, balcony access (some apartments), and washer and dryer are provided. Blinds are provided for all windows. Meal Plans are not available during the summer and phone lines are not provided.

    Each apartment has wireless internet access, cable TV access, and utilities are included. The building also features an elevator and a large common room with a kitchen and flat screen TV.

     

    Sheridan Avenue Apartments 

    Located less than one block from campus at 651, 701, & 707 Sheridan Avenue, the apartment's house between 2 and 3 students. The apartments at 701 & 707 are one bedroom, two person units, while the apartments at 651 are two bedroom, three person units. Each apartment offers fully furnished living, dining and bedrooms. Each apartment comes standard with a full kitchen (pots, pans, and dishes are not provided) and access to shared washing/drying facilities.

    Each apartment has wireless internet access, cable TV access, and utilities are included. Meal Plans are not available during the summer and phone lines are not provided.

     

     

    Sheridan Avenue Houses

    Located less than one block from campus at 657, 675, 713A, 713B, 719, 721, 727, 732, 734, 735, 737, 741,743, 754, 756, 760, 762 Sheridan Avenue, the houses accommodate between 4 and 5 students.  Each house offers fully furnished living, dining and bedrooms. Each house comes standard with a full kitchen (pots, pans, and dishes are not provided) and washing/drying facilities on the ground level.


    Each house has wireless internet access, data ports with cable TV access, and utilities are included. Meal Plans are not available during the summer and phone lines are not provided.

     

    Cost

    Summer Residents will be billed via the Capital e-bill system for housing. The total amount of your housing will be applied to your Capital University account. For those being charged a per week amount, your total amount will include the number of weeks of housing requested multiplied by the cost per week. Payments arrangements should be discussed directly with the Finance Office.

    Capital Commons Apartments 

    • $145 per week, per resident
       

    Capital University Apartments 

    • $265 per week, per resident for a month to month lease
    • $1,840 per resident for a three-person (Available to current undergraduate students only)
    • $2,040 per resident for a two-person apartment (Available to current undergraduate students only)
       

    Sheridan Avenue Apartments  and Houses 

    • $240 per week, per resident for a month to month lease, or
    • $1,840 per resident for summer portion of a 12 month lease (Available to current undergraduate students only)

    Check-in/Check-out

    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 and Housing Staff.

    Expectations

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

    Insurance

    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.

    Moving In

    Current Capital University students will be permitted to move in between May 8 and May 11 your move-in date will vary based on readiness and availability (by pre-scheduled appointment only). All other move-in dates will be by appointment only through the Residential and Commuter Life Office unless otherwise arranged. Further information regarding move-in will be sent with your summer housing confirmation letter via email. Please make sure you provide an active email address and contact phone number on your summer housing application.

    Moving Out

    Undergraduate students who are enrolled in Summer classes must vacate the Capital Commons Apartments no later than July 31 by noon. Undergraduate students who are employed and who are not living on campus for the Fall Semester must vacate the Apartments and Houses no later than July 31. These deadlines are in place to provide the  Residential and Commuter Life Office and Facilities with adequate time to prepare for the next academic year housing.

    Termination

    The  Residential and Commuter Life Office may terminate your contract and 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  Residential and Commuter Life Office Office at 614-236-6811 or by email at residencelife@capital.edu.