Contact Us

The Office of New Student Programs may be reached by phone, fax, e-mail, or conventional mail.

Office Hours
Monday - Friday,  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed SC state holidays

Phone Number

Fax Number

Mailing Address
Office of New Student Programs
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC 29424

New Student Programs E-mail 

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Melinda Miley

Assistant Vice President First Year and Bridge Student Services 

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Stephanie Auwaerter

Director of Orientation & New Student Programs

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Bruce Fleming

Director, First Year International and Experiential Programs


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Carly Pruitt

Associate Director of Orientation & New Student Programs

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Customer Service Staff

Casper Conrath, Bella Pack, Isabel Causey, Morgan Kelly and Alex Hutchins

Physical Location 

Lightsey Center Annex building
(Behind the College of Charleston Bookstore at 160 Calhoun St., in front of the entrance to McAlister Residence Hall - #4 on the campus map)


For campus tours, admissions events, application information or non degree registration: Admissions, 843.953.5670, option 4,

For financial aid information, student and parent loans, institutional scholarships, state lottery scholarships help with the FAFSA, verification, and Veteran benefits: Financial Aid, 843.953.5540,

For housing applications, roommate requests and residence hall assignments: Campus Housing, 843.953.5523,

For students proving South Carolina residency for tuition purposes, including military families: Legal Residency, 843.953.5572

For questions regarding bill payment, tuition payment plans and bill due dates: Treasurer’s Office, 843.953.5572,

For current/former CofC students requesting their transcript: Registrar’s Office, 843.953.5668,