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Helpful Dates, Deadlines and Info for Spring 2021 UG Students

By Mary Bergstrom
Posted on 11 January 2021 | 11:05 am

Dear Undergraduate Students:  The Office of the Registrar welcomes you to the Spring 2021 semester!  This post contains some helpful dates, deadlines, and information about the semester.

Academic Calendar:  Please be sure to take a few minutes to review the entire Spring 2021 Academic Calendar.   Here are some important highlights:

  • Drop/Add Deadline for Express I Classes: Wednesday, January 13th
  • Drop/Add Deadline for Full Semester Classes: Tuesday, January 19th
  • Withdrawal Deadline for Express I Classes: Wednesday, February 10th
  • Drop/Add Deadline for Express II Classes: Wednesday, March 10th
  • Withdrawal Deadline for Full Semester Classes: Monday, March 22nd
  • Withdrawal Deadline for Express II Classes: Monday, April 5th

Academic Catalogs:  Looking for the undergraduate or graduate academic catalog (academic regulations, course descriptions, department/program information, etc.)?  Visit the web page: https://registrar.cofc.edu/academic-catalog/index.php 

FERPA:  The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), as amended, is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.  For more information, visit the webpage: https://registrar.cofc.edu/ferpa/index.php 

Full-time vs Part-time Status:  A minimum of 12.0 credit hours is considered full-time enrollment for undergraduate students. Be careful about dropping or withdrawing from courses which take your total enrollment hours below this minimum, as your financial aid and health insurance could be affected. 

Holds:  Registration holds will keep you from being able to drop, add or withdraw from classes in MyCharleston.  Only the department who placed the hold can remove it from your account.   For a list of hold types and contact information, please visit:go.cofc.edu/holds.

One Stop Answers:  Visit our One Stop Answers for Common Student Requests web page for additional questions and answers.

Program of Study Resources:  Visit the web page Program of Study Resources to find Major Roadmaps, Program of Study Planners, General Education Requirement information and more!

Program of Study Management (POSM):Ready to declare your major?  Visit https://registrar.cofc.edu/posm/index.php for more information!Proxy Access Management:  Want to share your schedule, midterm grades, or final grades with a parent or guardian? Current College of Charleston students have the ability to electronically share certain academic and financial aid information with a parent or guardian.  Visit http://registrar.cofc.edu/proxy-access-management/index.php for more information. 

Transfer Students:  Take a few minutes to review the Transfer Resource Center web page for helpful information regarding transfer credits and getting involved as a transfer student. 

Have a great semester! Go Cougars! 

Best,

Mary B.

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