The Office of Student Life

Get Involved

Explore information about student organizations, events, and involvement opportunities.

The Office of Student Life provides quality programs, services and facilities to promote the development of all students while enriching and supporting the growth of the College of Charleston community.

Student Clubs & Organizations

All of the excitement of college, and none of the grades.

If you don’t find something in one of our 170+ student clubs that represent almost every area of interest – you can always start a new one!  


The Higdon Center provides opportunities and experiences that will support you on your leadership journey, whether it's through programming, organizations, or the fraternity & sorority life community.

Cougar Activities Board

The Cougar Activities Board (CAB) serves as the primary, campus-wide programming body at the College of Charleston. Free events planned FOR students, BY students.

CisternYard Media

Exciting things are always happening in CisternYard Media! Our award winning student media team can help you develop new skills in a number of areas including computer graphics, photography and videography, graphic design, news writing, feature writing, radio and television technology, budget management, advertising and media relations.


Student Government Association

Elected by the student body each year, officers of the Student Government Association (SGA) provide a strong voice in articulating students' concerns and take an active role in improving student life at the College.

Cougar Food Pantry

The Cougar Food Pantry is a student-led organization created to combat food insecurity and is open to all students on the College of Charleston campus.

Cougar Cutz Barbershop

The Cougar Cutz Barbershop provides FREE basic hair cuts, trimming, and line-ups for any CofC student! Feel good about how you look and who you are, and know that you'll find your sense of belonging here.

  • Currently enrolled students can book an appointment through the Hub.
  • Read more about the barbershop in this article.

When you walk into the Black barbershop, you’re immediately considered family. You immediately feel included. You always find a place of belonging.

Kenyatta Grimmage

Weeks of Welcome


We invite you to engage in our community and discover our culture here at the College of Charleston during Weeks of Welcome (WoW). In the first six weeks of the semester, you will find hundreds of opportunities to interact with and participate in traditions, programs, events, and activities that will foster a sense of community and belonging on our campus.

  • The Fall 2024 Weeks of Welcome will run from Saturday, August 17 - Saturday, September 28, 2024. A full calendar of activities will be posted here.