Required Programming - Coastal Carolina University
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During CINO TIE, incoming students are required to attend the following sessions on Monday, Aug. 16 and Tuesday, Aug. 17. 

• ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT MEETING - all incoming students
• CHANT LIFE SESSIONS (2 or 3) - Incoming freshmen must attend sessions on both Monday and Tuesday; incoming transfer students must attend on Tuesday only. All incoming students will watch the pre-recorded performance on Moodle.
• NEW STUDENT CONVOCATION - All incoming freshmen must attend at the HTC Center on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 4 p.m. Incoming transfer students are invited to attend, but it is not required. Freshmen should wear their New Student Convocation t-shirt that they will pick up from the Wall lobby on Monday (9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or Tuesday (8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.).
• SOCK 'EM! BUST 'EM! THAT'S OUR CUSTOM! - Immediately following New Student Convocation, students will walk from the HTC Center to Brooks Stadium for a group photo on the field, dinner, and our fall sports kickoff!


Academic Department Meeting

Not only are you a part of the University and your academic college, you are also a member of your academic major’s department. In this session, you will learn more about your major from your academic department chair. All academic department meeting sessions are scheduled to take place on Monday, Aug. 16 at 4 p.m. on Zoom.

Chant Life Campus Essentials

This interactive presentation will provide valuable information about navigating college life outside of the classroom as well as key resources available in the CCU community. Your assigned time is based on your FYE section and will take place on Monday, Aug. 16. You can determine for FYE section on your class schedule on WebAdvisor.

Chant Life Step UP Against Violence Performance

This pre-recorded session features a performance by fellow students that is designed to depict various aspects of healthy and unhealthy relationships one may encounter while in college and after. Students are expected to watch this session on their own time in between their Chant Life Campus Essentials session on Monday, Aug. 16 and their Chant Life Discussion and Debrief session on Tuesday, Aug. 17. *Some content in the Step UP Against Violence performance can be triggering for students who have been affected by sexual or interpersonal violence. NOTE: If you are concerned about being triggered by the content of the performance, please do not watch the video, and you will attend an alternative discussion/debrief session on Tuesday, Aug. 17. You will receive an email with instructions for watching the performance or the alternative session on Monday after you have completed the Campus Essentials session, and you must watch it by 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 17. Incoming transfer students are required to watch this video as well.

Chant Life Discussion and Debrief

In this small group session, students will have the opportunity to reflect on the Step UP Against Violence performance, healthy relationships, communication, and resources available to them in the CCU community. For incoming freshmen, this discussion will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at the same time and in the same location as your Chant Life Campus Essentials session from Monday. If you are a transfer student, you can attend the 8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., noon, 1:15 p.m., or 2:30 p.m. session in the Coastal Theater located in the Lib Jackson Student Union, Room A110.