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Family Orientation

New Student & Family Programs offers family orientation programming during all transfer and freshmen student orientations sessions.  The family program is run concurrently with, but seperate from, the student schedule.  During various presentations and programs, family members will learn more about all areas of their student's college experience. 

Spending this time with us provides family members with a great opportunity to ask questions and truly understand Coastal Carolina University and their student’s college transition. Our family member programming is designed to be very informative, and we encourage all attendees to be present for the planned presentations and orientation events. Family members will receive a detailed schedule upon arrival. 


Your Student's Next Steps

  1. Register for their session online: 
    Please note that the must pay the $100 enrollment deposit before your student can register for Orientation.  The fee for the Spring 2016 Orientation is $70.  These fees allow each student to bring up to TWO guests with them to Orientation.  A confirmation will be mailed 7-10 business days after registration is received.  Orientation Fees are Non-refundable.  

  2. Placement Exams:
    Math Placement:
    Students will have the option of taking the math placement exam the evening before their orientation session beginning at 6 p.m.  More information relating to the math placement exam and why students should HIGHLY consider taking the exam will be mailed to all students in April.  In order to help your student prepare for the math placement exam the Math Department has developed the following site.

  3. Send their 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.