Orientation Dates

Summer Orientation 2022

The following in-person orientation sessions are for students who are starting classes at the College of Charleston in fall 2022.  New students who pay the enrollment confirmation fee to the Office of Admissions will begin to receive orientation information in the mail at the beginning of November.    Orientation registration will open in early March and students may complete their orientation registration online through MyCharleston/My Portal. 

Session Day of the Week Date Notes Per Session 
Session 1 Monday and Tuesday June 20 and 21 CLOSED - this session is a honors preferred session; also open to all students
Session 2 Thursday and Friday June 23 and 24 CLOSED - this session is a honors preferred session and transfer student preferred  also open to all students
Session 3 Monday and Tuesday June 27 and 28 CLOSED - this session is a honors preferred session; also open to all students
Session 4 Thursday and Friday July 7 and 8 CLOSED - this session is a honors preferred session; also open to all students
Session 5 Monday and Tuesday July 11 and 12 CLOSED - this session is a honors preferred session; also open to all students
Session 6 Thursday and Friday July 14 and 15
Session 7 Monday and Tuesday July 18 and 19 this session is a transfer student preferred session; also open to all students
Session 8 Thursday and Friday July 21 and 22
Session 9 Monday and Tuesday July 25 and 26
Session 10 Monday and Tuesday August 15 and 16 transfer students only
Session 11 Thursday and Friday August 18 and 19 freshmen only who live FARTHER than 700 miles away from Charleston, SC unless you have extenuating circumstances


Session 10 is for transfer students only.  Transfer students are welcome to attend any of the first nine sessions.  Please note: There are a limited number of seats available that we will reserve on a first-come, first-served basis.

Session 11 is for freshmen only who live FARTHER than 700 miles away from Charleston unless you have extenuating circumstances.  Please email orientat@cofc.edu if you have questions and additional information. You are welcome to attend any of the first nine sessions in June or July.
Please note: There are a limited number of seats available that we will reserve on a first-come, first-served basis.

The first day of classes for the fall semester is Tuesday, August 23, 2022. For additional semester dates, please refer to the academic calendar for each semester.