Spring 2024 Orientation - Friday, January 5, 2024
All new students starting in Spring 2024 are required to complete an orientation experience which includes 1 of the following methods.
- BOTH the In-Person Orientation and Online Orientation Modules
- ONLY Online Orientation Modules
If you are a new student who meets any of the the following criteria below then you will only complete the Online Orientation Modules. Click here for more detailed instructions.
- Health Administration Major
- Online Degree Program
- Students who are admitted for Spring II, Fall II, Maymester, Summer I, Summer II start
- Registering for orientation after the in-person session has been completed.
All other new Spring admits must complete the two (2) component experience which includes:
1. Online Orientation Modules
2. In-Person/On Campus Orientation:
Orientation Registration Information
Orientation registration for Spring 2024 is now open. Use the link below to register.
All students who have been accepted to CCU and paid their enrollment deposit will receive an email to their CCU email address once registration is open
How do I complete my Orientation Requirement?
1. Pay your Enrollment Deposit and activate your CCU login credentials
You will need your CCU email address and password in order to register for Orientation.
Your email address is your firstname.lastname@example.org, and your password is the same password you use to log into MyCCU.
If you need assistance with your username or password, you can email email@example.com.
You can also submit an online service request or contact Student Computing Services by text at 843-733-7234 or phone 843-349-2220.
Visit Student Computing Services - New Student Info for more information.
2. Register for Orientation - Open Now!
Registration for the Spring 2024 Orientation program is now open. Please use the link below to register.
To register for Orientation, click the following link provided to the Orientation Registration Page. Once you follow the link, sign in using your Coastal username and password. If at any point you need to make changes to your registration, you may use the same link to access the registration page again.
We are also offering a family orientation experience for a limited number of family members at a cost of $30 per family member and/or guest. to register family members and/or guests please fill out the this on your registration form. Payment for each guest is due at the time of orientation registration.
A confirmation will be emailed to your CCU email account after your registration is received. Instructions on how to access the online orientation modules will be included in this email.
All Orientation fees are non-refundable.
The Office of Orientation, Transition, and Family Programs is not responsible for any financial consequences incurred by booking travel prior to orientation registration confirmation.
3. Complete the Online Orientation Modules
After you registered for thein-person orientation session, it can take up top 1 hour to gain access to the Online Modules.
Open your orientation confirmation email (sent to your CCU email address) and click the link to your confirmation website. The link to the online portal along with next step instructions can be found on this website. Complete ALL SECTIONS and then click “Mark Me Complete” on the Congratulations page (last slide). Clicking “Mark Me Complete” will prompt you to do the following:
- Bring you back to the Spring Orientation Webpage.
For Spring 2024, all students need to set up a meeting with their academic advisors to register for classes. We highly encourage you set up a meeting to speak with your advisor before January Orientation by looking for your advisor in the lists in section 4 below.
4. Contact your Academic Advisor to register for classes
* The Transfer List states it is for Fall 2023 admits but it is also for Spring 2024 Transfer Admits. *
* Clicking on the links above should open the lists in another window. If a new window doesn't pop up, check your downloads folder as it may download as a PDF instead.
Use the Advisor Lists depending on which kind of student you are (Freshman or Transfer) and look for your major.
Next to each major is the Academic Advisor or Student Success Administrator who will assist you with getting classes for the spring semester. Completing this step prior to attending the in-person orientation session will enable you to finish the program approximately an hour earlier.
5. Attend In-Person Orientation (if applicable)
We are excited to see you on Friday, January 5, 2024 for your in-person Orientation experience.
Be on the lookout for more information that will come to your CCU email address. Begin to check this regularly!
Remember, only students who are in a face to face major (taking classes in person) have to attend the in-person session. All other students only complete the online modules.
Spring Orientation Schedule - Coming Soon!
Spring Orientation will begin at approximately 7:30am and conclude around 5pm.
Students who will be living in University Housing will be able to move into their Spring 2024 on-campus housing assignment after Orientation is complete beginning at and no earlier than 4pm on Friday, January 5, 2024.
Next Steps before the start of the Spring 2024 Semester
1. Submit your required Immunization documents
The University requires that students provide proof of immunization AND complete all required Student Heath Services forms prior to attending the University. All Immunization records must be verified, signed and/or stamped by a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or the health care facility. Your immunization record must include the month, day and year the vaccine was given. All immunization records must be submitted in English.
For more information please visit the University Immunization Requirements webpage to see required and recommended immunizations.
Uploading Immunization Records
All immunization records must be uploaded to the student's file with Student Heath Services. In order to submit your Immunization Documentation, please visit Upload Immunization Records page. There is also a PDF created at the bottom of this page linked in the “Click HERE for a step-by-step walk through with screenshots” text that walks students through the upload process.
Students registered for online or streaming classes residing in University housing are not exempt from immunization requirements.
Health and immunization information provided to CCU will only be used to ser students' own health needs and to support the public health of the CCU community. If you have any questions regarding the University's immunization requirements, please contact Student Health Services at 843-349-6543.
2. Upload your CINO Card Photo
Go to the CINO Card website and upload a photo of yourself BY January 1, 2024.
Students will receive your CINO Card at Orientation on Friday, January 5, 2024. If an acceptable photo is not uploaded by January 1, 2024, you will have to pick up your CINO Card from the CINO Card office in Sands Hall across the street from the HTC Recreation and Convocation Center the following week (January 8-12, 2024) from 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. For more information regarding photo uploads please click here.
Sands Hall is located at 107 Founders Drive. Click Sands Hall to be taken to an interactive map for directions.
3. Complete Get Inclusive - Voices for Change Online Course
All new undergraduate students are required to complete and pass the Get Inclusive - Voices for Change online course on alcohol and other drugs, consent and sexual violence, and identities and inclusion by January 5, 2023.
You can access the course, here: https://train.coastal.edu/course/ by logging in with your CCU username and password ( the same you use to get into MyCCU).
It is highly recommended that you use Google Chrome as your browser when completing the course.
*Please note that this course is SEPERATE from the Online Orientation Modules and both must be completed.*
4. Complete the New Student Checklist
Prior to arriving in January, make sure you complete all of the remaining items on the New Student Checklist. We recommend you get a head start on it now.
Send your transcripts. Upon completion of your current coursework (high school or college), please send your final transcripts to the Office of Admissions and Merit Awards.
Ensure financial aid is in order prior to Orientation by following these helpful steps: Financial Aid Checklist.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.
Office of Orientation, Transition, & Family Programs
Location: Lib Jackson Student Union Suite B-213
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 8am-12pm & 1pm-5pm and Fridays from 8am-12:30pm
This website was last updated November 2, 2023. Please check back often for updates as this page will reflect the most accurate information regarding Spring Orientation 2024.