Transfer Orientation | Capital University


  • Congratulations on your acceptance for Fall 2016! Now it's time to start your next steps. 


    Register now for our Summer Orientation programYour Transfer Summer Orientation will be either July 14 or August 17, 2016.

    Housing Intent Form

    All students, both residential and commuter, must fill out the Housing Intent Form 

    Meal Plans

    All residential students are required to purchase a meal plan and commuters are welcome to do so. Learn more about your options. Additionally, all students can add Capital Bucks to their Student ID for use in the MDR, One Main Café, or Capital Grounds.


    Students entering Capital must return the New Student Health Information and Immunization Form (PDF) By July 1. 

    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.


    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.


    Transfer students have two options for participating in Welcome Weekend 2016. The first option is the full Welcome Weekend experience and begins on Thursday, August 18 (move-in for residential students will take place in the morning) and continues until Sunday, August 21. A second option is available only for transfer students and begins on Saturday, August 20 (move-in for residential students will take place in the morning) and continues through Sunday, August 21. More information will be provided in mid-July.

    Classes Begin

    Classes begin for all students on Monday, August 22, 2016. 


    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.)


    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 Sophia and email us at if you need help figuring out who you are working with. We love hearing from you!