New Student Orientation - Coastal Carolina University
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  • June 8-9 CLOSED
  • June 12-13  CLOSED
  • June 15-16  CLOSED
  • June 19-20  CLOSED
  • June 22-23  CLOSED
  • June 26-27 CLOSED
  • June 29-30 CLOSED
  • July 10-11 CLOSED
  • July 13-14 CLOSED
  • August 17, 2023
  • Update 6.20.2023 - Freshman classified students who haven't registered for orientation or missed their original session will be manually registered for the August 17, 2023 Freshman program. An email will be sent to your CCU email address confirming your registration in the August 17 session.

2023 New Student Orientation

All new students starting in Fall 2023 are required to complete an orientation experience. Any new student who meets the following criteria must complete the Asynchronous Online Orientation modules.

  • Online Degree Programs (Click here to see a list of online programs)
  • International Students
  • Admitted for Spring II, Fall II, Maymester, Summer I, Summer II
  • Registering for orientation after all in-person sessions have been completed

All other new Fall admits must complete the three (3) component experience which includes: Online Orientation, In-Person Orientation, and Teal Nation Welcome. See the descriptions below.


In-Person Orientation

  • All students who are in an in-person degree program (taking classes physically on campus) are required to register for and attend an in-person, two-day orientation program on the CCU campus. During Orientation, students will meet with representatives from various offices and academic departments, meet with an advisor and register for classes, and connect with other incoming students.

Online Orientation Modules

  • These self-paced modules will allow you to learn about the academic programs and student life services at CCU. It will take you approximately one hour to complete the modules, and you do have the option to stop and restart as needed. In order to access the online orientation modules, make sure you have your CCU login credentials. You will have access to the program within 1 hour of registering for your orientation.

Teal Nation Welcome

  • Teal Nation Welcome is CCU's official welcome back to campus program open to all students that begins with move-in and continues through the first week of classes. It's goal is to help students get connected to people on campus and make CCU feel like home.
  • There some mandatory programming for first year students including New Student Convocation and Chant Life. You will receive more information closer to August.

August 2023 Freshman Orientation Schedule

Register for Orientation 

All sessions have a limited number of seats available.


The Office of Orientation, Transition, & Family Programs is not responsible for any financial consequences incurred by booking travel prior to orientation registration confirmation.


1. Locate your CCU email address and password
2. Identify a Method of Payment
3. Register for Orientation
4. Confirmation Email & Website
5. Local Area Accommodations

What to Expect at Orientation

1. Optional Overnight Experience - June/July sessions ONLY
2. Program Components
3. Advising and Course Registration
4. Major Changes
5. Family Orientation

Important Information You'll Need To Use When Attending Orientation

1. Parking and Directional Maps
2. Download the Guidebook Mobile App

Next Steps Post Orientation 

    1. Upload Your CINO Card Photo
    2. Submit your required Immunization documents
    3. Complete Get Inclusive - Online Course
    4. Complete the New Student Checklist
    5. Move-In and Teal Nation Welcome