Coastal Carolina LIFE Program

A four-year non-degree residential certificate program for students with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

The program provides supports in the following areas:

  • Academic Instruction
  • Career Education and Training
  • Independent Living
  • Social and Community Engagement

The program's philosophy is founded on inclusion, integration, and individualization based on each student's interests and support needs. Coastal Carolina LIFE students have access to opportunities offered to other CCU students such as participation in CCU courses, on-campus housing, student organizations, sporting events, work study, and commencement.

APPLY NOW: LIFE Application (PDF)

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are currently open for submission. Please note that only applications that are fully completed will be eligible for review. In the event of incomplete submissions, the review process will be postponed until all required components are received. The application deadline for all submissions is February 1, 2024.


For more information about the LIFE Program at Coastal Carolina University:

LIFE Program
Coastal Carolina University
Prince Building 123
100 Tom Trout Drive
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054 

Phone: 843-349-2665

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