Summer Institutes FAQ

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    How do I enroll?

    With approval from your home institution, you may enroll at Capital University Law School as a visiting student. In order to enroll please complete the online application and submit a letter of good standing/permission from your home school.  If you are planning on covering your cost of attendance with student loans you must have a consortium agreement sent to Capital Law from the financial aid office of your home school. Additional questions regarding your application can be directed to the Capital University Law School Office of Admission at 614.236.6310 or admissions@law.capital.edu.

    Is Financial Aid available for the Summer Institutes?

    Financial aid may be available through your home school. Check with your Financial Aid Office to determine if you are eligible to receive financial aid to attend the Summer Institutes.  Students who receive financial aid through their home school must provide a consortium agreement to Capital University Law School Office of Financial Aid. Additional questions about financial aid can be directed to Capital University Law School Office of Financial Aid at 614.236.6350.

    Is there housing available?

    Housing is not available at the Law School. However, dorm accommodations are available at Capital’s main campus in Bexley, Ohio—about a 10 minute drive from the Law School.  Students may also explore the option of staying in a local hotel.

    How many Summer Institutes may I enroll in?

    You may enroll in as many Summer Institutes as you wish so long as you have permission to do so from your home law school and your schedule will permits.  You may not be enrolled in Summer Adoption Law Institute or Interdisciplinary Child Welfare Institute during the same week that your are enrolled in a Summer Dispute Resolution Institute course. However, students cannot enroll in any of the SDR courses that do coincide with the ICWI course.

    The Summer Dispute Resolution Institute courses are designed so that a student can take one class a week, either during the morning session (runs from 8 am to 1:10 pm) or the afternoon session (runs Noon to 5:10 pm). Students may enroll in as many of the intensive week long SDR courses as allowed by their home law school.

    I have a question about a specific Institute--who should I contact?

    Summer Dispute Resolution Contact: Cassandra Jeter-Bailey, Associate Director of Admission at cjeter@law.capital.edu or 614.236.6344

    Summer Adoption Law Institute (SALI) Contact: sali@law.capital.edu or 614.236.6730

    What is the Tuition for the Summer Institute?

    Tuition for the summer 2013 has not been determined, however, the 2012 summer tuition was $1,147 per credit hour.

    What are the daily course hours?

    Summer Adoption Law Institute (SALI) is scheduled to meet 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:30 am -12:30 pm on Friday. Each day includes an hour break for lunch and two additional 15 minute breaks.

    The Summer Dispute Resolution Institute consists of 8 independent courses that are designed so that a student can take one class a week, either during the morning session (runs from 8 am to 1:10 pm) or the afternoon session (runs Noon to 5:10 pm). There is a ninth course that can be done by itself—Business Negotiations.  Students may enroll in as many of the intensive week long courses as allowed by their home law school.  

    Where do I find course assignment information?

    You can find course assignment information online. Prior to the start of class professors will post your first assignment, textbook requirements, and often a course syllabi on the first assignment webpage. Course information for SALI will be posted on TWEN prior to the start of the courses.

    How do I go about requesting a copy of my Capital Law transcript for my home school?

    Simply complete the transcript request form and turn it in to the Office of Records and Registration. There is a $5 per copy fee. Once the form is processed, an official copy of your Capital Law transcript will be mailed to your home school.

    How will I receive my grade?

    Your grade will be accessible through Web Advisor. You must log in using your full Capital email address and password.

    Will I have computer, internet, and building access?

    You will be issued ID cards for the week, which will give you access to the law school building. You will also be able to access the computer lab, which has approximately 30 computers. Additionally, if you bring a personal laptop, it can be configured for internet access for the week, if your laptop has that capacity.