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College Closed Monday, January 20, 2020

By Mary Bergstrom
Posted on 17 January 2020 | 5:35 pm

The College will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Classes Resume Post Hurricane Dorian

By Mary Bergstrom
Posted on 7 September 2019 | 9:23 am

Classes resume on Monday, September 9, 2019 for the main campus.  The North Campus resumes on Saturday, September 8, 2019.

Storm Makeup Days are noted on the Academic Calendar:

Drop/Add Deadline for Full Semester Courses

By Mary Bergstrom
Posted on 26 August 2019 | 9:30 am

August 27th is the last day to drop/add for full semester courses.  It is also the last day for students to submit a request for permission to audit a course.

Dear Undergraduate Students,

The Office of the Registrar welcomes you to the Fall 2019 semester!  This email contains some helpful dates, deadlines, and information about the semester.

Academic Calendar:  Please be sure to take a few minutes to review the entire Fall 2019 Academic Calendar.   Here are a few highlights:

  • Drop/Add Deadline for Full Semester Classes: Tuesday, August 27th
  • Last day to submit forms to Audit a Full Semester course:  Tuesday, August 27th
  • Withdrawal Deadline for Express I Classes: Thursday, September 19th
  • Drop/Add Deadline for Express II Classes: Friday, October 11th
  • Withdrawal Deadline for Full Semester Classes: Friday, October 25th
  • Withdrawal Deadline for Express II Classes: Thursday, November 14th

Academic Catalogs:  Looking for the undergraduate or graduate academic catalog (academic regulations, course descriptions, department/program information, etc.)?  Visit the web page: 

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: 

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 possibly be affected. 

Holds:  Registration holds for a past due balance, an advising hold, parking or library fines, etc., will keep you from being able to drop, add or withdraw from classes in MyCharleston. You can check for any registration holds using the Academic Services tab in MyCharleston.  Look for the Registration Tools channel and click by clicking on the Registration Status link.  Only the department who placed the hold can remove it from your account.   If you have a hold and need to drop or withdraw from a class (by the appropriate deadline), please contact the Registrar’s Office for assistance BEFORE THE DEADLINE at! Requests after the deadline are not eligible for processing.

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!

Proxy Access Management:  Current College of Charleston students have the ability to electronically share certain academic and financial aid information with a parent or guardian.  Visit for more information. 

Have a great semester! Go Cougars! 

Note:  Please do not reply to this email address. It is intended for outgoing messages only.  All inquiries should sent to:


Mary B.

Mary C. Bergstrom, ‘90
University Registrar and Assistant Provost
College of Charleston
Lightsey Center, Suite 281 and B-12
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Instagram: @cofcregistrar or @cofctransfer

Important Summer Dates

By Julie Dahl
Posted on 3 June 2019 | 7:07 am

The Office of the Registrar hopes you are having an enjoyable and productive summer so far!  Here are some important dates to keep in mind for the rest of the summer:

  • Tuesday, June 4: Summer I classes begin
  • Thursday, July 4: Independence Day (College closed)
  • Friday, July 5: Last day for undergraduate students to submit incomplete coursework to faculty for Spring 2019 courses.
  • Monday, July 8: Summer II classes begin
  • Friday, July 12: Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Spring 2019 courses roll to F.
  • Tuesday, August 20: Fall classes begin


The drop-add deadline for full semester courses is Monday, January 14, 2019!


Undergraduate CofC Students:  Click Final Exam Schedule for more information on the Fall 2018 exam schedule!  Good luck on your finals!

The Transfer Resource Center at the College of Charleston will host its Grand Opening Celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Lightsey Center Suite 258 during National Transfer Student Week (October 15-19).  Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend to tour the center, enjoy light refreshments and pick up a sticker to show their support of the College’s transfer students.

National Transfer Student Week is sponsored by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students to celebrate transfer students and the professionals who support them each October.  The Transfer Resource Center will celebrate National Transfer Student Week with a special event each day, Oct. 15-19, 2018.  For a complete schedule of events, download our Event Flier, visit, or follow the Transfer Resource Center on Instagram and Facebook.

In addition to National Transfer Student Week, transfer students and all students with transfer credit are encouraged to utilize the services provided by the Transfer Resource Center such as pre-transfer advising, official transfer credit evaluation, connection to campus resources, and transfer student specific programs.  The College of Charleston becomes a new home to hundreds of transfer students each semester. The Transfer Resource Center strives to assist transfer students in their academic pursuits prior to admission through graduation in the Lightsey Center, Suite 258.

Prospective students looking to connect with a Pre-Transfer Advisor, can contact the Transfer Resource Center at 843.953.1135 to setup an appointment. Please visit for more information about the Transfer Resource Center.

The Fall 2018 Academic calendar has been updated due to Hurricane Florence.  Click Academic Calendars to view the updated calendar.

Classes Resume Tuesday, September 18, 2018

By Mary Bergstrom
Posted on 15 September 2018 | 7:57 pm

At this time, the College plans to have classes resume on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. All faculty and staff members will report to work as normally scheduled on Monday, Sept. 17.

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