Terms and Conditions
By submission of this
application the student, herein referred to as the applicant, and
Capitol University agree to the following terms and conditions:1.
Applicant agrees and understands that although Capitol University will
make every effort to facilitate an educational environment, the method
of learning is independent study and it is the applicant's
responsibility to perform research and seek communication with their
instructor to facilitate learning. Further, it is the applicant's
responsibility to complete course work in a timely and appropriate
2. Submission of
Applicant agrees to submit to Capitol University within sixty (60)
days of enrollment any records or instruments required by Capitol
University to certify former education, experiential learning or other
means by which Capitol University may assess and award credit to the
applicant or be required to maintain as part of the applicants record.
The applicant further agrees to notify Capitol University within ten
(10) days of any change of the following: address, telephone number,
e-mail address, or name change during the course of enrollment.
3. You are requesting that
Capitol University and any of its adjunct professors review your
resume, transcripts, and any other information you send us in order to
assess whether or not you qualify for the degree for which you have
applied. This evaluation will be based on how well your stated
experience and commensurate knowledge matches with the knowledge and
experience required for your desired degree. One or more members of
our assessment team who are experts in your chosen field of study will
make this decision.
Transferable/Experiential Award of credits.
If applying for experiential learning credits (life experience) or
previous/current academic credits earned from another institution of
higher learning, applicant agrees to furnish all required information
and documentation as may be required by Capitol University to evidence
the award of previous credits earned at other institutions of higher
learning within sixty (60) days from the date of enrollment or prior
to graduation which ever comes first. Failure to provide the evidence
as indicated herein may result in the applicant forfeiting any award
of the aforementioned credits by the University. Capitol University
retains sole authority and discretion with regard to acceptance or
rejection of any requested transferable credits from other
institutions of higher learning and/or experiential learning credits.
5. Neither your transcript nor your diploma will contain any
indication that your degree was received from a prior learning or life
experience program. Your transcript will contain a list of courses for
which our assessment team has deemed you have met the equivalency
requirements. The methods used to make this determination are
proprietary to CU and University and are never disclosed.
6. Equipment and
Applicant agrees to provide his/her own computer, system equipment and
internet access provider. Capitol University is not responsible for
any long distance, '800', telephone connection tariffs or on-line
telephone charges made on behalf of the applicant.
7. Limited Liability.
Capitol University shall not be held liable for any delay in
performance directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from acts of
God, local phone companies and other third party telecommunications
providers, fire, flood, accident, riot, terrorism, war, government
intervention, embargoes, strikes, labor difficulties, equipment
failure, late delivery by suppliers, independent contractor used for
instructional purposes or other such occurrences beyond the control
and without fault or negligence of the University.
8. By completing this
application, you are asking Capitol University to reply to your
application with a decision using the e-mail address you have
provided. Capitol University will never give, sell or rent your e-mail
address or other personal information to any third parties. However,
Capitol University may, at its discretion, use your e-mail address to
send you information about updates to its program and/or other
periodic specials, discounts, incentives or any other communication it
deems necessary. To be taken off our mailing list, simply respond to
any of these solicitations with a blank e-mail that has the word
"remove" in the subject line.
9. Moral Behavior:
The applicant agrees to not interpolate or otherwise plagiarize any
course work or other curriculum issued to or completed by the
applicant. The applicant will maintain the highest degree of ethical
and moral behavior while enrolled in the University.
10. Limited Liability.
Capitol University warrants only to provide online instruction via the
internet to the applicant in accordance with the outlined curriculum
used by the instructor/professor who maintains the status of
independent contractor and in accordance with the terms and conditions
of this agreement. Applicant further understands that the purchase and
cost of text books and materials required for completion of the course
or program is the responsibility of the applicant.
11. Limitation of
Applicant specifically agrees that in no event, shall any liability to
Capitol University as a result of this agreement exceed the
applicant's tuition fee schedule which has been paid up to the time
during which any claim deriving liability arose.
12. Educational Value.
Capitol University agrees to confer and issue to the applicant the
appropriate Degree/Diploma or Certificate of Completion and
appropriate transcripts, if applicable, upon satisfactory completion
of all course work, testing, and tuition payment in full.
Capitol University and/or the instructorsí reserves all right to any
materials listed by Capitol University and shown to the applicant. The
applicant agrees not to disclose any confidential information issued
to the applicant, e.g. password, user name, or other such information
which maybe exchanged with the applicant. The applicant further agrees
not to allow others to copy or otherwise utilize any resources or
materials offered to the applicant by the University. It is understood
that certain course materials maybe modified or otherwise changed from
time to time at the discretion of instructor to enhance or otherwise
improve the program of learning.
Capitol University will maintain confidentiality in accordance with
applicable regulations. All requests for information by or on behalf
of the applicant must be requested in writing and signed by the
applicant specifically outlining what information the applicant is
requesting released. Only that information which is specifically
stated in the request by the applicant will be released. The applicant
understands that certain state and federal agencies and departments
may have access to the applicants information or as directed by a
court of jurisdictional authority.
Applicant agrees to allow
Capitol University to contact current or previous employers,
educational institutions or others in the event that a question may
arise about the applicant making false or misleading statements, or as
may be deemed necessary to ensure that true and correct information
was provided to Capitol University.
Fee once paid is not refunded in any case.
12. Compliance and
Applicant agrees to use the service of Capitol University within all
laws and to upload and/or download files, if at all, only with the
consent of the copyright or patent owner. Applicant specifically
agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Capitol University, its
officers and employees from any claim, loss or damage, including costs
and reasonable attorney fees, arising out of any act or omission of
applicant under this agreement.
13. Purchase Statement.
I understand that Capitol University is not accredited by any regional
The applicant understands that instructors/professors are independent
contractors and as such maintain exclusive right and privilege to
syllabus, curriculum, and other materials used in the instruction of
courses. The applicant further agrees to indemnify or otherwise hold
harmless Capitol University for any lack of performance or
improprieties on behalf of the contractor other than as listed herein.
No waiver by either party of any breach by the other party of any
provision of this agreement shall be deemed or construed to be a
waiver of any succeeding breach of such provision or as a waiver of
the provision itself.
The applicant agrees to notification by e-mail, fax, phone, or other
electronic methods, or U.S. mail delivery used by Capitol University
for test and examination results or other communication between
Titles, captions, or headings to any provision of this contract are
descriptive only and of no legal effect. This agreement has the full
force and effect as if no titles existed.
18. Entire Agreement.
Both parties herein agree that the terms and conditions listed herein
constitutes the entire agreement between both parties and that no
other verbal or implied conditions or expressed warranties were
offered other than those which are listed herein. This agreement
supersedes and replaces any prior or contemporaneous agreements,
written or oral, relating to this agreement. This agreement may be
amended by Capitol University by furnishing the applicant a thirty
(30) day written notification.
By applying to Capitol
University, I hereby attest to the following: That all the information
contained herein is correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand
that should information contained herein be found to be false or
misleading, it is understood that it will be grounds for dismissal
from enrollment at Capitol University and that any credits earned
while at CU may be forfeited. That I am eighteen years of age or
older. I have read and understand all of the above listed terms and
conditions and that by submission of this document I agree to all of
the above listed terms and conditions.