Summer Courses | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


  • Get ahead this summer with classes at Capital.

    Make the most of your summer! 
    Excited to learn more in your major area of study? Need to catch up, keep up, or move ahead? Did you get closed out of a class?

    Current Capital or Guest Students:
    Capital University has a wide variety of summer courses designed to increase academic opportunities for undergraduate students – whether you’re from Capital or another university. Our summer session is rigorous, but it’s a great way to advance your academic coursework and earn credits that will transfer to your home college or university. And don’t worry about a place to stay, we have summer residential options for enrolled students.

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    NEW this summer for Capital students
    An expanded offering of ONLINE Signature Learning courses. Get all of the advantages of a Capital course from home, expert instruction, credit and grades that count, and no course transfer paperwork.

    The following Online Signature Learning courses are offered for Summer 2019.

    • ENGL-204 – Creative Writing
    • UC-150 – Global Awareness
    • UC-200 – Cultural Pluralism in American Society
    • UC-310 – Humanities
    • UC-410 – Ethical Issues

    Capital students can enroll NOW through WebAdvisor.

    Not in college yet? 
    Middle and high school students can explore summer fun with Capital’s non-credit camps and workshops in athletics and the arts

    Continuing education in music
    For those musicians and music teachers who already hold a bachelor’s degree, Capital has renown summer programs to advance your skills and get you on the path toward your Master of Music in Music Education degree.

    Summer at Capital University – we really do have something for everyone!

    Summer Institute in Science & Mathematicssism inset

    Does the idea of studying organic chemistry and differential equations make your heart skip a beat? Can you think of nothing better than hanging out with other science and math geeks talking shop? 

    Our Summer Institute in Science and Mathematics is for you. Join students from across the country in an accelerated program that covers a full year of coursework in just eight weeks. Ready to apply? 

    Rigorous yet supportive, the Summer Institute is an exhilarating learning experience. No matter what college or university you attend during the year, this program is a smart, stimulating and efficient way to earn transferable math and science credits. 


    Summer Music ProgramsSummer Music inset

    Capital's Conservatory of Music offers a wide range of Summer Music Programs for middle school and high school students to educators. Wind and percussion camp, vocal and theater workshops or train in the Kodály method — it’s here for you.


    Summer Learning Opportunities: Trinity Lutheran Seminary

    Trinity inset

    You are invited to come to Trinity to connect with other musicians from across the country for study, music, worship, and theological reflection.

    Summer music courses are the perfect opportunity for musicians, clergy, worship leaders, and anyone passionate about music ministry -- to further develop music skills, be energized, equipped, and renewed for ministry.

    We look forward to seeing you this summer!


    Summer Seminary SamplerSummer sampler inset

    Summer Seminary Sampler is designed to challenge and assist high schoolers to think about their Christian vocation and how they may choose to live their faith in a church or secular occupation. Samplarians experience three basic components of theological education - academic learning, serving the people of God in various contexts, and further developing spirituality. As a Samplarian, you will have time with seminary counselors, faculty members, professional mentors, community resource people and more!


    Creative Arts ProgramsCreative Arts Programs inset

    Do you see yourself as a young Spielberg, Nolan or Bigelow? Maybe still photography, creating your own canvass with Photoshop, or writing or editing short films and commercials for YouTube, Vimeo or Vine are your forte. Would you like to dazzle your friends and family with your magical skills? Capital’s Creative Arts Summer Programs offer the ideal environment for young artists to begin exploring their world through the camera lens, written word, graphic arts and performance. 


    Athletic Camps at Capital UniversityAthletic Camps inset

    Want to learn from college coaches and interact with student-athletes? Visit and check out the sports camps at Capital University. 

    • Baseball 
    • Softball 
    • Football 
    • Men’s Basketball 
    • Men’s Soccer 
    • Women’s Basketball 
    • Women’s Soccer 
    • Volleyball 
    • Track & Field


  • Summer Calendar
  • BEXLEY CAMPUS: summer session   |   SEMINARY: A-TERM  |  B-Term 


    Summer Session Academic Calendar

    Summer Session  2019
    MBA/MSN Session I Begins Monday, May 6
    Undergraduate Summer Session I Begins* Monday, May 13
    Summer Science Institute Session I Begins      Monday, May 21
    Memorial Day - No Classes Monday, May 27
    Summer Science Institute Session I Ends Friday, June 14
    Summer Science Institute Session II Begins Tuesday, June 18
    MBA/MSN Session I Ends Saturday, June 22
    MMME Session I Begins Monday, June 24
    MBA/MSN Session II Begins Monday, June 24
    Undergraduate Summer Session I Ends* Saturday, June 29
    Undergraduate Summer Session II Begins* Monday, July 1
    Independence Day Break - No Class Thursday, July 4
    MMME Session I Ends Friday, July 12
    Summer Science Institute Session II Ends Monday, July 15
    MMME Session II Begins Monday, July 15
    MMME Session II Ends Friday, August 2
    MBA/MSN Session II Ends Saturday, August 10
    Undergraduate Summer Session II Ends* Saturday, August 17
    * Start and end dates vary for some undergraduate departments.

      Trinity Lutheran Seminary Summer Term A

    Summer Term A  2019
    Summer Registration Open February 28 - March 14
    Memorial Day (TLS/Capital Closed) May 27
    Summer Term A Begins June 3
    Intensive Week (First-Year Interns) June 8 - 15
    Summer Term A Ends June 21 
    Summer Break June 22 - July 5
    Summer A Grades Posted July 9

     Trinity Lutheran Seminary Summer Term B

     Summer Term B  2019
    Summer Registration Open February 28 - March 14
    Summer Greek Begins July 8
    D.Min. Intensives July 22 - 27
    Summer Greek Ends August 9
    Summer B Grades Posted August 23