Orientation Schedule

All new students must participate in an orientation to be advised and registered for classes before the semester begins.

Students and families will receive detailed schedules with event locations at check-in.

If you have questions regarding orientation, please email or call the office at 843.953.2017.

Orientation Schedules


Two Day Freshman Orientation Schedule
Summer 2024 Sample Student Schedule
Summer 2024 Sample Family Schedule

The first day of orientation starts with check-in between 7:30 and 8:15 am and ends around 6 pm.  The second day of orientation ends between 2:00 and 3:00 pm.  

Check in at Cougar Mall (165 Calhoun Street) between 7:30 and 8:15 a.m. There will be signs on campus throughout the morning to direct you to the check-in location.

  • Meet your orientation intern.
  • Official welcome
  • College's tuition payment policy and electronic bill pay
  • Campus tour
  • Cougar Card (campus ID) pickup
  • Meet with faculty from various majors.
  • Meet with representatives from Campus Housing, the Center for Student Learning, Center for International Education, Career Center and many others.
  • Academic advising and course registration
  • Learn about the College's general academic and specific major requirements.
  • Student Activities Information Fair
  • Sessions on information technology, library services and diversity, campus safety
  • Meet your new friends

One Day Transfer Orientation Schedule
Summer 2024 Sample Transfer Student Schedule

The student transfer orientation program runs from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Check in at Cougar Mall (165 Calhoun Street) between 7:30 and 8:15 a.m. There will be signs on campus throughout the morning to direct you to the check-in location.

  • Meet your orientation intern
  • Official welcome
  • College's tuition payment policy and electronic bill pay
  • Campus tour
  • Cougar Card (campus ID) pickup
  • Meet with faculty from various majors
  • Academic Advising and Course Registration
  • Learn about the College's general academic and specific major requirements.
  • Meet your new friends

The transfer family orientation program runs from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.