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All course registrations default to credit, which means the course is being taken for a grade.

Students may audit a course after obtaining permission of the instructor on the Permission to Audit Form, which is available on the Registrar’s Office website.  Students must first register for a course and then submit the Permission to Audit Form to the Registrar’s Office no later than the last day of drop/add for the term in order to finalize their audit.  A student may only make a change to course grading status (graded or audit) prior to the last day of drop/add for the term.  A course audit will be recorded on a student’s transcript with the Status Indicator AU. No credit or quality points are earned.

Not all courses offered by the College may be audited.  Departments and Programs may limit the number of audits per course section and may also designate courses that do not accept any auditors.  Students should consult with the appropriate Department or Program prior to seeking permission to audit a course.  Faculty determine the course requirements for auditing students (e.g. attendance, participation, submission of assignments, exams, etc.).

Current College of Charleston students have the ability to electronically share certain academic and financial aid information with a parent or guardian.

The Proxy Access Management service in Self-Service Banner provides students with a way to designate proxy access to trusted users to view selected student information. By setting up proxy access the student is giving consent for specified individuals to view academic information from their student record online. The student is able to modify the access rights and valid date ranges as well as view a log of the most recent activity.  Students may select any or all of the following information items with a proxy:

  • Financial Aid information (Aid Status, Academic Progress, Award History)
  • Personal Information (Addresses, E-mail, Emergency Contacts)
  • Registration Information (Schedule)
  • Student Records Information (Midterm Grades, Final Grades, Unofficial Transcript, Holds)

NOTE: Proxy access does not authorize College of Charleston personnel to communicate with authorized proxies. To authorize this type of communication, students must complete a FERPA Consent Form. For more information on FERPA, please visit our FERPA Information web page.

RO Closed Today from 9-10:30 for Training

By Mary Bergstrom
Posted on 5 June 2019 | 7:58 am

The Office of the Registrar will be closed today from 9am to 10:30am for a professional development training with Public Safety.

The Office of the Registrar and Transfer Resource Center will be closed from 10am-11:30am on May 16, 2019 for a professional development event on sustainability.

If you are at least 60 years old and a resident of South Carolina, you may apply to the College to take courses on a tuition-free basis.  Want more information on the 60+ Tuition Exemption Program?  Please visit these websites:

60+ Admissions Process and/or Registering for Courses Office of the Registrar

The RO and TRC will be closing at noon on May 10, 2019 in preparation for the Friday graduation ceremony.  We will re-open on Monday at 8:30.  Congrats to our grads!

Registration Entry Dates

Fall 2019

For Undergraduate Students

Early Registration for Fall 2019 begins on Tuesday, March 26th, by assigned entry date for all currently enrolled students via MyCharleston on the Academic Services Tab.

The entry date scheduled is based on earned hours.  This does not include the hours in which you are currently enrolled.

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time  on the designated dates listed below.  For example, students with 90-122+ earned hours can register at 8:00 am on March 26, 2019. Students with 80-89 earned hours can begin to register at 8:00 am on Tuesday, April 2nd. Registration for all currently enrolled students, regardless of earned hours, begins on Tuesday, April 16th.

Fall 2019 Registration Entry Times
Hours Day Date Hours Day Date
 Senior Registration Sophomore Registration
90-122+ Tue 3/26 50-59 Mon 4/8
40-49 Tues 4/9
30-39 Wed 4/10
Junior Registration Freshman Registration
80-89 Tue 4/2 20-29 Thu 4/11
70-79 Wed 4/3 11-19 Fri 4/12
60-69 Thu 4/4 1-10 Mon 4/15
0 Tue 4/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students who have not declared a major should contact the Academic Advising & Planning Center at 843.953.5981 for an appointment.

Students who have declared a major should contact their major(s) advisor(s) for an advising appointment.

NOTE: There is limited registration availability for Fall 2019 courses, after June 16, 2019, due to New Student Orientation/Registration. Registration will be available as follows:

June 29th – July 7th;

July 19th – Aug 11th ;

Aug 17th through Drop/Add deadline

Reminder: Last Day to Withdraw 3/25/19

By Mary Bergstrom
Posted on 25 March 2019 | 12:08 pm

Today is the last day for students to withdraw from a course!

The Office of the Registrar and Transfer Resource Center will be closed on Friday, March 22, 2019 for our annual professional development retreat.  We will re-open on Monday at 8:30 am.  Many common questions can be answered on our websites:  registrar.cofc.edu or transfer.cofc.edu.

The Office of the Registrar and Transfer Resource Center will be participating in a professional development breakfast on Friday, February 22, 2019.  We will open at 9:30 am.

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