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The American Cancer Society’s mission is to Celebrate, Remember, and Fight Back for a world without cancer. At CCU, we do our part in helping to win the fight against cancer.


ACS On Campus of Coastal Carolina University would like to invite all of Teal Nation to join us for our annual RELAY FOR LIFE event on APRIL 6th, 2024! Relay For Life will be from NOON to MIDNIGHT in BLANTON PARK!

We would also like to invite all survivors and caregivers to sign up and join us for our survivor and caregiver lap on the day of Relay For Life. All survivors and caregivers will receive a t-shirt when signing up for the event online.

Relay For Life 2023 Raised $82,877.04  !

Relay for Life Survivors 2019 image

Survivor Walk at Relay for Life 2019

What is Relay For Life?

  • Relay For Life is the signature 12 hour event of the American Cancer Society. It brings members of the community together to honor and remember those who have been affected by cancer.

What is ACS On Campus?

  • We are the American Cancer Society’s program to empower students in our collective mission against this disease. ACS On Campus chapters are student-led and staff-supported, and plan the annual Relay For Life event.

How can I sign up?

  • Sign your club, organization, department, or team up HERE
  • Have all team members sign up after the team is created
  • Whoever creates the team will become the Team Captain. Team Captains will attend biweekly meetings to prepare for the event
  • Please contact Brooke Perkins at

Make sure to follow our Instagram @coastal_relayforlife and our Facebook - ACS On Campus of Coastal Carolina University to stay up to date on all information!


Colleges Against Cancer is the primary student organization that plans Relay for Life at Coastal Carolina University. Colleges Against Cancer is a nationwide collaboration of college students dedicated to bringing cancer education and prevention programs to their campus. We focus on cancer education, advocacy, survivorship, and Relay for Life.  Colleges Against Cancer will celebrate its 13th anniversary on-campus in the 2018-2019 year. CAC is very proud to share that, at the 2018 Relay, CCU surpassed the $1,000,000 fundraising milestone since CCU's first Relay for Life in 2007.

Events that CAC Coordinates:

  • Advocacy and Awareness Events
  • Trips to the Hope Lodge in Charleston, SC
  • Relay for Life

Relay For Life 2022

We raised $72,754.74 !!!

Follow us on Instagram @coastal_relayforlife 

Just because our event is past, does mean you cannot still be a part of Relay For Life at CCU.

Donate to help us win the fight against cancer!


How Do I Sign-Up a Team for Relay for Life?

Join CCU's largest student-run philanthropy by signing up or joining a team. Signing up a team for Relay for Life is easy. Just visit to register a new team or join an existing one. At this time, registration is closed, but you can still donate to a team or an individual until our new fundraising year begins in September 2018.

How Do I Sign-Up for the Colleges Against Cancer Leadership Team?

Contact the CAC President at


Congrats to the CAC Leadership Team and the CCU Community for a great 2017-2018 Relay for Life!

The CCU community raised more than $110,000 toward the American Cancer Society for the 2017-2018 year. 

Colleges Against Cancer won a SILA in 2017 for Most Outstanding Philanthropy by a Student Organization.

The CAC Leadership Team being recognized for winning Most Outstanding Philanthropy by a Student Organization at the 2017 Student Involvement and Leadership Awards ceremony

Alumni of CCU Colleges Against Cancer and Relay for Life - We Want to Hear From You!

Were you involved in CAC or Relay for Life at CCU? First off, thank you for your service and for building and contributing to the legacy of Relay for Life on campus. We want to stay in touch with you, hear how you are still doing your part in ending the fight against cancer, and invite you to our annual Relay for Life event. Please contact Leah Levert at or at 843-349-4003 to let us know what years you participated in CAC or Relay for Life and your role/position.   

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