Orientation Dates

January 2023

The following in-person orientation sessions are for students who are starting classes at the College of Charleston in spring 2023.  New students who pay the enrollment confirmation fee to the Office of Admissions will begin to receive orientation information in the mail starting in November.    

Session Day of the Week Date Notes Per Session 
Spring Monday and Tuesday January 9 and 10


The first day of classes for the spring semester is Wednesday, January 11, 2023. For additional semester dates, please refer to the academic calendar for each semester.  

Summer 2023

The following in-person orientation sessions are for students who are starting classes at the College of Charleston in fall 2023.  New students who pay the enrollment confirmation fee to the Office of Admissions will begin to receive orientation information in the mail starting in March 2023. 

Session

Day of the Week

Date

Notes Per Session

Session 1

Monday and Tuesday

June 19 and 20

Honors student preferred; also open to all freshman students

Session 2

Thursday and Friday

June 22 and 23

Honors student preferred; also open to all freshman students

Session 3

Monday and Tuesday

June 26 and 27

Honors student preferred; also open to all freshman students

Session 4

Wednesday and Thursday

June 28 and 29

Honors student preferred; also open to all freshman students

Bridge Orientation (CofC Portion)

Friday

June 30

for students accepted into the Charleston Bridge program

Session 5

Friday

July 7

Open to all transfer students

Session 6

Monday and Tuesday

July 10-11

Honors student preferred; also open to all freshman students

Session 7

Thursday and Friday

July 13 and 14

Open to all freshman students

Session 8

Monday and Tuesday

July 17 and 18

Open to all freshman students

Session 9

Wednesday and Thursday

July 19 and 20

Open to all freshman students

Session 10

Friday

July 21

Open to all transfer students

Session 11

Monday

August 14

Open to all transfer students

Session 12

Tuesday

August 15

Open to all transfer students

Session 13

Thursday and Friday

August 17 and 18

Open to all freshmen students only who live FARTHER than 700 miles away from Charleston, SC

 


The first day of classes for the fall semester is Tueday, August 22, 2023. For additional semester dates, please refer to the academic calendar for each semester.