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 Apply to be a Quest Leader

The volunteer leadership position of a (QL) CINO Quest Leader is a great learning and leadership opportunity for upper class students at Coastal Carolina University. Students seeking to help others and continue practicing their leadership skills while gaining valuable other life experiences should apply for this position. They will be working with other fellow students, incoming freshmen, and faculty/staff throughout their time as a QL.


 A QL is likely to be one of the first contacts and memories incoming students will have about CCU. A QL should be knowledgeable and very familiar with Coastal Carolina’s campus and all of its resources. A QL is a mentor to incoming freshmen who are expressing advanced interest in leadership positions and campus involvement. Naturally, a QL should be a student who is also involved on campus and in the community. Being a QL is a very rewarding leadership position!


Please follow all link below and complete this form in its entirety
All applications are due by 11:30 p.m. on Friday, December 11, 2015



After completeing an application, you must register for an interview time. 
Interviews will begin on Monday, January 11, 2016 and run through Friday, January 15, 2016. 


It is the responsibility of the applicant to sign up for an interview via the link provided at the end of the application. The deadline to sign up for an interview is Friday, January 8, 2016. 



Registration for 2016 CINO Quests will open in the spring!

 ‌Flyer with a goofy picture of 2014 Quest leaders and Questers. They are laying  down, making funny faces and being generally crazy


Want to attend CINO Quest? Learn more below!

CINO Quest is a weekend long "quest" for first year students in the summer just before they begin their first semester. It is an exciting and engaging weekend of opportunities for you to enjoy as you begin your first semester at Coastal Carolina University. The weekend includes a multitude of activities and events that will be sure to challenge and help you be a leader! You will have the opportunity to meet other students, challenge yourself, learn about Coastal traditions, and much more.

There will be a session three weekend sessions, one ine June and two in July. Each session will be limited to 75 Chanticleers, meaning only 10% of the freshmen class can particpate! We want to provide the best experience possible, so register early and reserve your space. This is your first chance to take the path to becoming an active and involved student leader. 

The cost to attend a CINO Quest weekend is $125. The cost covers all meals, lodging and activities that take place. This can be paid at the time of registration online and is nonrefundable.


All CINO Quest sessions will begin at 3:00 p.m. on the Friday of the scheduled weekend with a check in to the residence hall. Each session will conclude on Sunday with a closing lunch from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Please keep these times in mind when making travel arrangements.

July 8-11, 2016 (Bronze Weekend)

July 15-17, 2016 (Teal Weekend)

Notice that each CINO Quest weekend is directly adjacent to a required summer orientation. Students may attend CINO Quest and orientation back to back. This is the most common way that students choose to attend, but it not required.


The link to register is on the right side of the page below the family picture. The cost to register for one session is $125 and this covers all lodging, meals and materials.

*Please note the registration fee is nonrefundable 

Please contact Nicholas DeStefano, Coordinator of Leadership and Civic Engagement with any questions, ndestefan@coastal.edu or 843-349-2301

Check out the video below to see a little more of what takes place at CINO Quest


A graphic of the CINO Quest Logo that depicts a compass that forms the letter Q

Pictures from past CINO Quests

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