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Freshmen Orientation

Register for Summer Orientation is now open.  All new First Year Students starting in the Fall of 2013 are required to attend a 2-Day Orientation program in the Summer prior to starting their classes.  During this Orientation students will meet with representatives from the their academic college, the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarship,  the Registar, Student Activities & Leadership and many others. 

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.

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 Summer Freshmen Orientation is $140 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:
    Foreign Language:
    All new students are required to take the online foreign language placement test at least TWO weeks prior to attending Orientation.
    Math Placement: All new students will be required to take the on-site COMPASS math placement exam during 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. 

Freshmen Orientation Dates
  • June 10 - 11
  • June 13 - 14
  • June 17 - 18
  • June 20 - 21
  • June 27 - 28
  • July 8 - 9
  • July 11 - 12
  • July 15 - 16
  • July 22 - 23

Click Here to register for your summer Orientation date!

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