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Office of Registrar Closed on Sept. 29 & 30

By Tom Buchheit
Posted on 29 September 2022 | 5:02 am

Due to the expected impacts from Hurricane Ian, the College of Charleston is canceling in-person instruction and closing Business operations for both Thursday, Sept. 29, and Friday, Sept. 30.
The Office will open on Monday, Oct. 3.
Please see for more information about the campus wide closure,

Fall 2022 Registration Availibility

By Tom Buchheit
Posted on 19 July 2022 | 1:00 pm

Registration for Fall 2022 is currently only available to students attending New Student Orientation.
Registration will open for all students on July 27 at 8 AM.

Degree Works Open Lab Schedule

By Mary C. Bergstrom
Posted on 28 June 2021 | 1:10 pm

Degree Works Open Labs:  Answering questions about the NEW Degree Works layout.  No reservation needed.

  • July 7: 10 AM- 11 AM
  • July 14: 2 PM -3 PM
  • July 21: 10 AM -11 AM
  • July 28: 2 PM – 3 PM

Zoom “drop-in”

Passcode: 5668

Fall Course Registration After June 13, 2021

By Julie Dahl
Posted on 11 June 2021 | 2:56 pm

Course registration  for fall 2021 courses during June, July, and August has limited availability due to New Student Orientation sessions.  After June 13, 2021, registration availability is as follows:

  • June 30th – July 7th
  • July 24 – Drop/Add deadline (August 26th for Express I and August 30th for full semester courses)

February 1, 2021 is the last day to submit an undergraduate Application to Graduate in Spring 2021.  Visit for additional information.

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: 

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 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

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 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 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! 


Mary B.

Final Grades Delay 12/17/20

By Mary C. Bergstrom
Posted on 17 December 2020 | 4:18 pm

Due to unexpected technical issues, the processing of all final grades will be delayed.  Degree Works will also be unavailable during this time.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  We will notify the campus as soon as this issue is resolved.  Thank you for your patience.

Registration Closed for Orientation – Upcoming Dates

By Julie Dahl
Posted on 2 December 2020 | 10:00 am

In order to assist our incoming students, registration will be closed on December 16 and 17, 2020 and again on January 7, 2021 for New Student Orientation.  Continuing students, please plan your registration activity accordingly.

Course Withdrawal Date Extension Fall 2020

By Mary C. Bergstrom
Posted on 19 November 2020 | 12:28 pm

The deadline for students to withdraw from one or more full term or Express II courses has been be extended.  Students may withdraw between 8:00 am (EST) November 20, 2020 and 11:59 pm (EST) December 7, 2020.  The course withdrawal extension applies only to students enrolled in College of Charleston courses and does not apply to Charleston Bridge students.

In making the decision to withdraw from a course, it is important for students to consult with their instructor and/or advisor and to consider possible financial aid implications.  All decisions are final.

Express II and Full-Term Courses

Students who wish to withdraw from an Express II or full-term course should use Banner Self Service.

  • Login to MyCharleston and go to the Academic Services tab.
  • Look for the Banner Self-Service channel and click on Banner Self-Service/Student/Registration/Add or Drop Classes
  • Select Fall 2020 as the term and click Submit
  • Locate the course for which you wish to withdraw
  • Under the Action column, click the drop-down menu and select Web Withdraw
  • Click Submit Changes
  • Once you submit a withdrawal request for a course, you will see “Web Withdrawal” next to the course on your course schedule. You will also receive an email confirmation to your college-issued email account from the email address  Your instructor will also receive a copy.

Express I Courses

Students will not be able to use Banner Self Service to withdraw from Express I courses because they have already been graded.  Students who wish to withdraw from an Express I course should email their withdrawal request to prior to the deadline.  The email must come from your college-issued email account and include:

  • Name
  • CWID
  • Course Acronym and Number
  • Name of Course

How Does a Course Withdrawal Appear on My Transcript?

When a student withdraws from a class, the “W” status indicator will appear on the transcript to indicate that a course was started but not completed.  A “W” is not a grade and does not impact the grade point average (GPA).


Withdrawing from a course, or even all courses, during this extended withdrawal period will not make students eligible for a tuition refund.



Spring 2021 Registration Entry Dates

By Mary C. Bergstrom
Posted on 5 November 2020 | 4:57 pm

Registration for Spring 2021 begins on Thursday, November 5, 2020 by assigned entry date for all currently enrolled students. Registration takes place on the Registration Tools channel in MyCharleston on the Academic Services tab.

The registration entry date schedule 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 Standard Time on the designated dates listed below.

Spring 2021 Registration Entry Dates

  • Thursday, November 5: 90-122+ earned hours
  • Monday, November 9: 80-89 earned hours
  • Tuesday, November 10: 70-79 earned hours
  • Wednesday, November 11: 60-69 earned hours
  • Friday, November 13: 50-59 earned hours
  • Monday, November 16: 40-49 earned hours
  • Tuesday, November 17: 30-39 earned hours
  • Wednesday, November 18: 20-29 earned hours
  • Thursday, November 19: 1-19 earned hours
  • Friday, November 20: 0 earned hours
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