Apr 06, 2020  
2018-19 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-19 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Academic Support and Student Services


Blackmore Library

The staff of the Blackmore Library is committed to the academic success of all Capital students. The library demonstrates this commitment with a wide range of services and resources. Library instruction is provided in various formats, including in-class sessions and personalized consultations. The Reference Desk is staffed by professional librarians and questions may be submitted via email to refdesk@capital.edu, by telephone 614-236-6351, and in person.

The library Website is the gateway to a robust collection of online resources. These include hundreds of research databases that are accessible on and off campus. Library resources include e-books, e-journals, DVDs, and CDs as well as traditional library materials.

The Blackmore Library is an information commons style library. The first floor houses a Central Desk where students can receive circulation, reference, and IT assistance. Students can perform their research and write their papers on the computers located on the first and second floors, or check out a laptop from the Circulation Desk to use anywhere in the library. For those working in groups, there are five Group Study Rooms available for check out. The first floor lobby of the Library is also a 24-hour study space, where students can use the Library’s technology work spaces after hours by scanning their University ID at the south entrance. Food and drink are permitted in all areas of the Library, and there are vending machines located in the café area for snacks and beverages.

The Library circulation is open Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to midnight; Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Please check the Website for holiday or special hours. Please note, in order to access the 24-hour study space after hours students must have their current Capital University ID.

Bookstore

The Capital University Bookstore, located in the Harry C. Moores Student Union, is the primary source for textbooks and supplies for students enrolled at Capital University. The Capital University Bookstore has all textbook options - rental, digital, used, and new. Check out your textbooks at your campus bookstore online at www.capital.bncollege.com through the textbook tab or on the “View my schedule” link on WebAdvisor. Shop our Website for any school spirit apparel. For the convenience of students and faculty, the Bookstore is open extended hours at the beginning of each semester. All Bookstore questions may be directed to 614- 236-6116 or bookstore@capital.edu.

Career Development

Career Development assists students and alumni with the process of identifying and implementing career goals that complement their learning, development and success.

More information can be found here https://www.capital.edu/careerdevelopment/.

Complaints

Compliance with HEA Title IV, CRF 34, Sections 600.9(a)(1) and 668.43(b)

Capital University takes very seriously complaints and concerns regarding the institution. Most complaints or concerns of a specific nature should be initiated and resolved at the campus level directly with the supervisor for the department involved whenever possible. Complaints regarding Academic Grievances, Non-Academic Grievances, Title IX or Sexual Harassment, Anonymous Complaints, Complaints on Academic Program Quality and Accrediting Standards, Complaints on Compliance and Standards of the State of Ohio can be found here https://www.capital.edu/complaints/.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex and gender, age, disability, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, in administration of its programs and activities or employment. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy: University Counsel, 210 Yochum Hall, 614-236-6408. For further information on the notice of non-discrimination visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the regional U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords eligible students certain rights in connection with educational records maintained at Capital University. For purposes of compliance with FERPA, the University considers all students independent. Student’s rights can be found on Capital University’s website by following the link at https://www.capital.edu/student-rights/

Information Technology

Need technical support? Questions regarding Information Technology can be found here https://www.capital.edu/it/.

Student Union

The Harry C. Moores Student Union is a multipurpose university facility for members of the campus community and their guests. The center is the focal point of many campus activities. The main dining room, Crusader Club snack bar, mezzanine dining room, campus mail room, student mailboxes, bookstore, recreation center, information desk, commuter lounge, Schneider Lounge, satellite computer lab, design center, meeting rooms and offices of several student organizations are located in this building. It also houses several administrative offices including Career Services, Community Development, Residence Life, Student Activities and Student Services. The regular hours of the Campus Center are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. The director of Student Activities (236-6901) serves as the building manager.

Title IX Policy

Capital University is committed to ensuring safe environments free of discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual misconduct and harassment.  If you have experienced an incident of sex or gender-based discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct, we encourage you to report it.  Capital University faculty are committed to supporting students, however, please understand that faculty are “responsible employees” of the University and must report incidents of sex- or gender-based discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Jennifer Speakman.  If you would like to make a confidential report, please refer to Capital University’s Sex- or Gender-Based Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct policy for more information on reporting options: http://www.capital.edu/Title-IX-and-Sexual-Harassment/.

University Counseling and Assistance Program for Students

Capital University welcomes students with disabilities to be an integral part of the educational community. Our mission is to coordinate support services and accommodations for students with disabilities to ensure equal educational opportunities and equal access to university life.  The Office of Disability Services (ODS) seeks to make reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities through appropriate modification of educational procedures and methods used to assess student performance. Students with disabilities who wish to receive assistance from the ODS are responsible for disclosing their disability to the ODS, and requests are evaluated on an individual basis.  The Disability Services Office is located in the Ruff Learning Center (room 111) and may be reached by telephone (614-236-6611) or by email (disabilityservices@capital.edu).