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Freshmen Orientation

Registration for Spring 2015 has opened!

‌All new First Year Students starting in the Spring of 2015 are required to attend a 1-Day Orientation program on January 8, 2015 prior to starting their classes.  During this Orientation students will meet with representatives from their academic college, the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarship,  the Registrar, Student Life and many others.‌  Students will have the opportunity to move into their residence hall after 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 8. 

While at Orientation students will learn what it means to be a student at CCU, ways to get involved on campus, and traditions of the University.  New students will also have the opportunity to meet other students that will be enrolling at Coastal as well as current University students.  Also, during this time you will meet with your Academic Advisor and get your semester class schedule.

‌‌Check-in for Spring Orientation will be in the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center starting at 8:00 a.m.  The HTC Recreation and Convocation Center is number 38 on the campus map

The Orientation Schedule will be available beginning in December 2014.  2014 Freshmen Orientation Schedule


Next Steps

  1. Register for your session online: 
    Please note that you must pay the $100 enrollment deposit before you can register for Orientation.  The fee for Spring Freshmen Orientation is $70 and allows each student to bring up to TWO guests with them to Orientation.  A written confirmation will be mailed 7-10 business days after registration is received.  Orientation Fees are Non-refundable.  

  2. Placement Exams:
    Math Placement: All new students will be required to take the on-site COMPASS math placement exam  on the morning of their Orientation session.  In order to help you prepare for the math placement exam the Math Department has developed the following site.
  3. Send your transcripts:
    Most academic departments begin working on students' class schedules prior to Orientation.  In order to assure that students are being placed in the correct courses it is important that all final transcripts are received prior to Orientation.

  4. Financial Aid Information:
    Ensure that Financial Aid is in order prior to Orientation by following these helpful steps: Financial Aid Checklist.

  5. Traveling to Coastal:
    Here are helpful directions and a campus map. 

Spring Freshmen Orientation Dates
  • January 8, 2015

Click here to register for Orientation!

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