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Alumni Association Benefits

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Privileges of membership are listed below.

Benefits

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). This is a great resource for Coastal alumni.

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. Memberships are available for $110 a semester or $300 annually. Contact the Alumni Office for more information. 

Career Services 

The 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 careers@coastal.edu.

Invitations to exclusive events:

  • Monthly Happy Hours
  • Regional Chapter Events
  • University Staff Meet and Greet Events
  • Tailgate Parties including Alumni Association Tailgates
  • Exclusive Athletic Events
  • Career and Social Networking Events
  • Homecoming and Reunion Events

Alumni Association Membership Decal

Show off your Chanticleer pride with your very own Alumni Association membership decal – great for your car, office window or any surface in need of some teal and black!

YOU@coastal.edu

As an active Alumni member, you can keep Coastal as your digital home with lifetime access to your "@coastal.edu" 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 CCU campus! That's why we offer free parking to all alumni in need of a visit. 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 www.scdmvonline.com. 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.

Discounts

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 time of purchase and receive your discount. Discounts are not available on books, software and/or electronic items. Visit the Chanticleer Store website today.

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 available for special alumni rates of $32 for 18 holes and $17 for 9 holes. Guests will receive the same rate. Walking rates 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.

Online Merchandise Discount

Receive a 10 percent discount on all CCU merchandise at the CCU Athletics Official Online Store when you use your alumni code at checkout. Start shopping here.

CCU Cultural Arts Events

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 www.coastal.edu/culturalarts 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  http://www.lazygator.com/ or "like" them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/LazyGator.

Overstock.com

Overstock.com 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

RedEnvelope.com 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. RedEnvelope.com sells a variety of anniversary gifts as well as baby gifts.

RedEnvelop.com 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.

Brookstone.com

Brookstone.com 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

Carolina Trust CCU Visa Card Banner

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

Transcripts

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 Relations through our social media. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and join us on LinkedIn!

Coastal Carolina University Honorary Diplomas

Email us for the Coastal Carolina University Honorary Diploma order form ‌and return to the Office of Alumni Relations with a payment of $25.00. Available to anyone who graduated before 1993.