- May 1 – Guaranteed housing deadline for NEW students
- May 2 – final exams end
- May 3 – residence halls close at 6pm
- May 8 – Spring final grades available on MyCharleston by noon
- May 12 – Graduation – Congratulations to all our students and their parents!
- June 11 – Orientation for new students & families begin (registration for orientation is required)
- August 21 – fall 2012 classes begin
All calendars for the semester (academic, registration, exam schedule) as well as breaks and holidays can be found on the Registrar’s website at: http://registrar.cofc.edu/calendars/index.php
New Student deadline for guaranteed housing on-campus is today (May 1)! 843-953-5523
The housing application must be completed (all questions answered, contract signed, building preferences selected) via MyCharleston and the tuition deposit paid (to the Office of Admissions – 843-953-5670) prior to 5pm on May 1 to be guaranteed a space on campus. Any questions should be directed to Residence Life.
Residence Life: 843-953-5523
Email email@example.com if you have questions about moving out, the residence hall your student has been assigned to for 2012-13, extending stay due to graduation, roommate assignments, summer housing, or wish to share comments regarding the residence hall or residence life issues.
May 2012 Graduation:
The senior class website (http://www.cofc.edu/seniorinfo/index.php) has graduation information. Students should check out the Senior Class Events page and Rehearsal page.
- Inquiries concerning commencement ceremony tickets should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Commencement Ceremony: http://registrar.cofc.edu/graduation/commencement.php
Final grades post May 8th! 843-953-5674 (Undergraduate Academic Services)
Students can view final grades through MyCharleston beginning May 8th. Any questions about academic probation or academic dismissal should be directed to the Office of Undergraduate Academic Services (email@example.com). You may find the following links helpful:
Minimum Scholastic Attainment:
Academic Probation FAQs:
GPA & Probation Calculator:
Problems with MyCharleston or campus email:
Students should contact HELPDESK about trouble accessing MyCharleston or campus email. Call 843-953-3375 or email firstname.lastname@example.org – please include name and CWID if emailing.
It is extremely important that new and current students maintain their official College of Charleston e-mail account. It is their responsibility as a student to check this e-mail account frequently to retrieve official communication and to ensure mailbox space is available to receive these notifications. All correspondence from the College (including financial aid, bills, and emails from faculty) is sent to the College of Charleston email account.
Financial Aid Email: 843-953-5540
E-mails are sent pertaining to students about “missing or incomplete financial documents,” and “information concerning financial aid award packages.” In the email, students will be instructed to log into MyCharleston to review the current financial aid status. In some circumstances, there may be additional information needed to complete the financial aid file.
Office of Financial Assistance & Veteran Affairs: 843-953-5540
Parents and students complete the FAFSA to receive financial aid for the academic year. Financial aid includes grants, loans (student and parent), and federal work study. Students and parents can walk in and meet with a CofC financial aid counselor any time between 8:30-5 M-F during the summer and academic year. Email email@example.com with questions.
Cost of Attendance: (creating a budget of all costs)
For information regarding the College of Charleston Financial Aid cost of attendance, please select options from the left column – http://finaid.cofc.edu/financial-aid-information/cost-of-attendance/index.php. Please note that this information is for the 2011-12 academic year. As a state-affiliated institution, the College of Charleston’s fees are based on appropriations granted by the South Carolina General Assembly. Accordingly, the fees charged by the college will be directly affected by the action of the legislature and are therefore subject to change without notice.
Financial aid Terms & Conditions: 843-953-5540
Information about types of scholarships: 843-953-5540
If you have questions about the ebill please contact the Treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-953-5572. Provide your student’s full name and CWID (College Wide Identification Number) in any correspondence.
Office of the Treasurer Charges (2011-12): 843-953-5572
Please note that this tuition/fee information is for the 2011-12 academic year. As a state-affiliated institution, the College of Charleston’s fees are based on appropriations granted by the South Carolina General Assembly. The appropriations are usually determined in June/July of each year.
Parents: Become an Authorized User: Treasurer – 843-953-5572
All billing information is sent to the student’s campus email account – to receive the student’s bill you must be an Authorized User! If you have any questions email email@example.com. A payment plan for each semester is available. Check it out at: http://treasurer.cofc.edu/
Treasurer Semester Payment Plan: 843-953-5572
Summer 2012 Orientation registration: New Student Programs – 843-953-2017
All new students must attend a two-day orientation session during the summer. Information regarding the summer orientation sessions for new students is mailed out beginning in March to students who have paid their tuition deposit. Students may register for orientation by logging on to their MyCharleston account, selecting the academic services tab and going to the orientation box in the first column. Students will need to refer to the questions in the orientation registration booklet (white booklet) before logging in to register for orientation. It is also helpful to refer to the FYE Academic Guide (red booklet) when selecting FYE courses. Students will enroll in fall coursework including FYE during orientation.
Family Orientation: New Student Programs – 843-953-2017
The Family Orientation is held at the same time as New Student Orientation. This program gives family members an introduction to campus resources, opportunities to ask questions and meet others and a chance to see our beautiful campus. Students can register family members to attend family orientation during their own registration for orientation. Family orientation is not mandatory but parents are highly encouraged to attend. The fee is $25.00 per family member. If your student does not register you for the event you may email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Family Weekend September 28-30th: 843-953-2291
The Office of Student Life looks forward to welcoming you to campus September 28-30, 2012 for Family Weekend! Please mark these dates on your calendar and visit http://familyweekend.cofc.edu/ on a regular basis for updates and additional information. Online registration for Family Weekend will begin in early August. Reminders will be sent to the listserv and a schedule of events will be mailed to families of first-year students. The weekend will include a variety of programs and events designed to highlight the history, culture and beauty of the College, the city of Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry.
- Advising@cofc.edu – Questions about academic advising, course selection, academic advisor
- DiningServicesCustomerService@cofc.edu – Questions about meal plans, dining, payment
- FinancialAid@cofc.edu – Questions about financial aid, awards, loans, grants, scholarships
- FYE@cofc.edu – Questions about First-Year Experience (FYE) coursework
- Helpdesk@cofc.edu – Help with MyCharleston or e-mail problems
- MailServices@cofc.edu – Questions about mail services for students, shipping, mailboxes
- Reslife@cofc.edu – Questions about residence halls, room assignments, move in/out
- Treasurer@cofc.edu – Questions about bill payment, payment plans
- Orientat@cofc.edu – Orientation questions (Office of New Student Programs)
- Parents@cofc.edu – General questions from parents or referral to campus services