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Alumni Association Benefits

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Privileges of membership are listed below.


Career Services 

Chauncey is all businessThe Coastal Carolina University Career Services Center provides career assistance to all alumni free of charge. Services include career assessment testing (if you are still unsure about your career direction or are considering a career change), interview skills coaching, job-networking assistance and job-search strategies. The Career Services web page has many helpful links including over 60 “Career Minute” videos covering several subjects related to career searches and links helpful in career planning, such as "What Can I Do With This Major?" For assistance, alumni should contact the Career Services Center at 843- 349-2341 or email us at

Shop Teal Nation

Teal Nation Banner

Coastal Carolina University is answering the call to offer its products in more locations by introducing Teal Nation, a new retail store at Broadway at the Beach. Teal Nation will offer a 30% discount to CCU students, faculty, and staff as well as Alumni Association and Chanticleer Athletic Foundation members with valid CINO or membership cards. The website is coming soon! 

Kimbel Library

Did you know Kimbel Library offers alumni library benefits through membership to Coastal Carolina University's Alumni Association? To receive this benefit you must come into Kimbel Library and present proof by showing your unexpired association membership card.

Alumni who are issued a library card and will receive these special benefits: check out up to 10 items, including books and CDs (most other groups can only check out two items at a time), check out up to two videos or DVDs at a time, inter-library loan service to borrow materials from other participating libraries and on-campus online access to all full-text databases, (some of these services are not offered to the local community).

In response to COVID-19, access to Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons is restricted to CCU students, staff and faculty. CCU Alumni Association Members may contact the library at 843-349-2400 for assistance with requesting curbside pick-up of library materials.

Recreation Centers

HTC Recreation and Convocation Center at Coastal Carolina University

Opportunity to purchase membership option at the on-campus student recreation centers with limited hours. Alumni must be active members of the alumni association (a donation of $35 or more per year) and memberships are available for $150 per semester or $300 for both semesters (Summer is free with annual membership). Contact Angie Cartrett to schedule your appointment. HTC Center 145, 843-349-2851, or Email.

Invitations to exclusive events:

  • Regional Chapter Events
  • University Staff Meet and Greet Events
  • Alumni Association TEALgates
  • Exclusive Athletic Events
  • Career and Social Networking Events
  • Homecoming and Reunion Events

As an active Alumni member, you can keep Coastal as your digital home with lifetime access to your "" email address! As always, please let us know if your primary email address changes, so you can maximize all the advantages afforded to CCU Alumi!  

Free Campus Parking

We want you back on campus! That's why we offer free parking to all alumni who are active members of the Alumni Association! With your Alumni Association card in hand, you can request your free parking decal at the Department of Public SafetyParking Regulations

CCU specialty plate from SCDMV 

CCU's specialty plate is one of 84 plates that the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now offering online through the DMV website at The new online service allows customers to exchange their current license plate for a specialty plate or replace a lost, stolen or damaged plate with the same design.


Chanticleer Store

Alumni receive a 10 percent discount on gift and clothing items at Coastal's campus Chanticleer Store. Enjoy wearing and displaying your Coastal Carolina University gear such as hats, T-shirts, sweatshirts, car magnets, flags, etc. It's easy – just show your active CCU Alumni Association membership card at the time of purchase and receive your discount. Discounts are not available on books, software, and/or electronic items.

Hackler Golf Course

Hackler Course

Present your official Coastal Carolina University Alumni Association membership card at the time of purchase and save 15-30 percent off apparel, equipment, and gift items. Tee times are available for special alumni rates of $32 for 18 holes and $17 for 9 holes. Guests will receive the same rate. Walking rates are available. 9-hole rates after 12 pm only.

For more information or to book a tee time, please contact the Hackler Golf Shop at 843-349-6600.

CCU Cultural Arts Events

2023 Cultural Arts calendar Edwards College CCU

Want to attend a CCU cultural arts event? CCU Alumni members can receive special pricing for select events. You must present your alumni membership card to receive benefit. Visit to view the Cultural Arts calendar. 

The Lazy Gator

The Lazy Gator is now offering 10 percent off to all alumni on the second Teal Tuesday of every month. To receive this discount, just show your CCU Alumni Association membership card at either their Market Common or Murrells Inlet locations. Visit them on the web at or "like" them on Facebook at extends a 10 percent discount to Coastal Carolina University Alumni. You can save BIG on a wide variety of items ranging such as jewelry, sports equipment, furniture, electronics and much more. Enter the discount code 121728 upon checkout to receive your alumni discount.

RedEnvelope is your place to find unique and personalized gifts for him, her or baby with wide-ranging collection of thoughtful gifts for every occasion all year round. sells a variety of anniversary gifts as well as baby gifts. extends the following discounts to Coastal Carolina University Alumni:
10 percent off site-wide
15 percent off $80 or more
20 percent off $125 or more
Enter the promotion code PRESENTS10 at checkout. extends a $10 discount to Coastal Carolina University Alumni on all online purchases of $70 or more. You can save on popular gifts for everyone with products across the site ranging from iPod players to outdoor furniture covers. Entering the code 22SAVE at checkout.

Credit Card

Carolina Trust Credit Card

Coastal Carolina university credit cards at Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union

Coastal Carolina University and Coastal Carolina Athletics have partnered with Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union to offer an official credit card of CCU Athletics. CCU alumni, students, faculty and staff, and fans may apply for a low-rate Carolina Trust VISA credit card and choose from three spirited University designs. With low rates, no annual fees, and no balance transfer fees, you can’t go wrong. Plus, with each VISA card purchase, Carolina Trust returns money to CCU. Click here for more details or to apply online.

Memberships and More


Request a copy of your official CCU transcript. Your request must be submitted directly through the Registrar's Office. Please use the following link to obtain a transcript: Request Transcript

CCU Alumni Social Media

Stay connected with your fellow alumni as well as the Office of Alumni Engagement through our social media.

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Coastal Carolina University Honorary Diplomas

Email us or visit the Coastal Carolina University Diploma Reorder Request page.