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New Student Checklist

While you are on campus for Orientation...

  • Get your CINO Card (Tradition Hall (during select times) or Baxley Hall).
  • Swing by the Chanticleer Store (HTC Center) to start pricing your textbooks and buy some CCU apparel.
  • Purchase the CCU Big Read book, Find Me Unafraid (and read it before you come back to school)
  • Download the CCU Mobile App.
  • Familiarize yourself with campus parking rules and regulations, and purchase your parking decal.
  • Learn about the different meal plan options.

Before you come back to campus...

  • Complete Part 1 of AlcoholEdu.* (You will receive an email about this at the end of July)
  • Complete Part 1 of Haven.* (You will receive an email about this at the end of July)
  • Contact your new room/suitemates so you are ready for move-in on August 19.
  • Sign up for your Coastal Connections account so you can learn about all the student organizations on campus.
  • Make sure you wear teal every TUESDAY! #TealTuesday
  • Learn about your new home. #TEALnation
  • Follow @New2CCU, @CCUInvolved, @CCU_DSO, @CCUHousing, @CCUChanticleers, @GoCCUSports, @Chant_411, @CCUCOAST, @WallyPondCCU, and @CCUFoodCrew on Twitter and/or Instagram.
  • Submit your health history and immunization information to Student Health Services at
  • Review your class schedule.
  • Make sure all payments are submitted and/or payment plans are created with Student Accounts.

During CINO TIE (August 19-22) and the first few weeks of school...

  • Attend your assigned session of Haven Live (assignments will be emailed to you in August).*
  • Attend New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 22 at 1:30 p.m. in the HTC Center.
  • Complete Part 2 of AlcoholEdu.*
  • Complete Part 2 of Haven.*
  • Visit the Chanticleer Store to purchase/rent your textbooks.
  • Locate your classrooms and map out the quickest route between locations.
  • Explore Kimbel Library to find your perfect study space.
  • Attend Organization Kickoff on Prince Lawn on August 24 to find the best way for you to get personally connected to CCU.
  • Tour the HTC Center to see the fitness facilities for students and have your hand scanned for easy access to the facilities.
  • Spend some downtime in the newly renovated Lib Jackson Student Union enjoying a movie, playing games or just hanging out.
  • Make the rest of your life, the best of your life.
*Non-completion will result in an account hold!