Visiting the Campus
- Weekday Tours
- Discovery Days
- Saturday Tours
- Transfer Information Session
- Group Tours
- Tips for Your Visit
- Getting to and Navigating the Campus
- Meet the Teal Trailblazers
- Admissions Home
Tours are offered on weekdays and select Saturdays
Come and see for yourself!
Making a campus visit is one of the most important steps in choosing a college. Every college has a look, feel and sense of possibility that are all its own. Coastal Carolina University is no different, so come see for yourself and find out why so many students experience Coastal and know this is the place for them.
Click on the links to the right to sign up for your Coastal experience or call 800-277-7000 to register for a weekday or Saturday tour. Regardless of when you visit, you will receive the individualized attention that is the hallmark of the Office of Admissions and Merit Awards.
To schedule a tour in Spanish, please contact Daniela Corona at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-349-4153 at least two weeks before your visit.
Para programar una visita guiada en Español a Coastal Carolina University, favor de contactar a Daniela Corona vía email: email@example.com o por teléfono 843-349-4153 con por lo menos dos semanas de anticipación.
- Schedule your visit in advance. We want to know you are coming.
- Please be on time. Our tours leave at specific times and additional tour guides may not be available if you are late.
- Ask questions and talk to the tour guides.
- Check the academic calendar for holiday closures or other times when classes are not in session.
- Plan for inclement weather.
If you wish to meet with an academic department, please make an appointment with them separately in advance. Please see departmental contact information on our Academic Majors page.
*Note for prospective marine science students: The main marine science building, the Coastal Science Center, is not included on the regular campus tour. Therefore, appointments to see the marine science department separately must be made in advance. Please contact them directly using the contact information seen at http://www.coastal.edu/marine/prospectivestudents/. Meetings with the marine science department can be arranged on a space-available basis only.
To view or print a map of the campus, click here. Weekday campus tours begin in the Welcome Center in Baxley Hall (#1 on the map). The street address for Baxley Hall is 100 Chanticleer Drive East, Conway, SC 29526. The Office of Admissions and Merit Awards is also located on the first floor of Baxley Hall.
Weekday visitors may park in a designated visitor's space or, with a temporary permit, in any space except those designated as faculty/staff, handicap or reserved. If you sign-up for a weekday tour, a temporary parking permit will be mailed to you. If you are a walk-in visitor, you can obtain a temporary parking permit in the Welcome Center in Baxley Hall. Saturday visitors can park in any space except those designated as handicap or reserved. A parking permit is not required, except on football game days.
From the north: Travel I-95 South into South Carolina. Follow I-95 to Exit 181A. Turn left onto SC Hwy. 38. Follow Hwy. 38 to the intersection of US Hwy. 501. Turn right onto Hwy. 501 and proceed to Conway/Myrtle Beach. Continue on Hwy. 501 through Conway and Coastal Carolina University will be on the right. Turn right onto University Blvd. at the stoplight with the Coastal Carolina University sign. Tours begin in the rotunda at the rear of Bill Baxley Hall.
From the south: Travel I-95 North. Take Exit 170. Follow SC Hwy. 327 to the intersection with SC Hwy. 576. Turn left onto Hwy. 576 and follow toward Conway/Myrtle Beach. Hwy. 576 will merge with Hwy. 501. Follow Hwy. 501 through Conway and Coastal Carolina University will be on the right. Turn right onto University Blvd. at the stoplight with the Coastal Carolina University sign. Tours begin in the rotunda at the rear of Bill Baxley Hall.
From Columbia, South Carolina: Take I-20 to I-95. Go north on I-95. Take Exit 170. Follow SC Hwy. 327 to the intersection with SC Hwy. 576. Turn left onto Hwy. 576 and follow toward Conway/Myrtle Beach. Hwy. 576 will merge with Hwy. 501. Follow Hwy. 501 through Conway and Coastal Carolina University will be on the right. Turn right onto University Blvd. at the stoplight with the Coastal Carolina University sign. Tours begin in the rotunda at the rear of Bill Baxley Hall.
Myrtle Beach International Airport is approximately 15 miles (24 km) from Coastal Carolina University. Give yourself plenty of time to travel from the airport to the campus as traffic may be heavy, especially during the summer months. The following airlines provide service to Myrtle Beach: Allegiant Airlines, Delta Airlines, Porter Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, U.S. Airways and WestJet. Car rentals and taxis are also available at the airport.
There are many hotels in the resort area of Myrtle Beach to accommodate you during your visit to Coastal Carolina University. For information about area lodging, meals and places of interest, visit Around CCU »