Capital University is the oldest university in Central Ohio. It was founded in 1830 by the Lutheran Church. It is currently affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). It is one of the oldest and largest Lutheran-affiliated universities in North America. Capital is committed to hands-on learning and primary research at the undergraduate level. Capital students are frequently chosen to present their findings at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Capital University's Office of Meeting and Event Services proudly offer a complete line of services and meeting spaces for conferences, meetings, weddings, special events and conferences.