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Welcome All Undeclared, Honors and Veteran First-Year Students!

Welcome to the First-Year Academic Advising for Undeclared, Honors and Veteran Students. We provide academic counseling to all first-year students at Coastal Carolina University during their first two semesters.  With a staff of full-time professionals, student staff and outstanding peer leaders, we do our best to answer all questions, support students in their decisions, and provide information about campus.

Please take time to look through our site to familiarize yourself with what we have to offer.  These pages are updated frequently.

We are dedicated to student learning and individual development. Our University's mission is to “develop students who are both knowledgeable in their chosen field and prepared to be productive, responsible, healthy citizens with a global perspective.” This philosophy will be reflected by advisors who will:

University College

  • Assist students with understanding and acceptance of themselves and others
  • Assist students in establishing their goals for college and life by understanding the relationship between their interests, skills, abilities and values
  • Assist students in developing an educational plan consistent with their life goals and objectives
  • Increase the decision-making effectiveness of students
  • Provide accurate information on institutional policies, resources, procedures and additional programs in a timely manner
  • Identify the needs of students early in the semester to refer students to institutional and community support services including but not limited to: the Foreign Language Instructional Center (FLIC), Mathematics Learning Center, Writing Center,
    Structured Learning Assistance Centers, Computer Labs and other student services such as Counseling and Career Services
  • Teach students how to evaluate their progress toward goal fulfillment
  • Incorporate core technologies through My Coastal, Web Advisor and Blackboard

Coastal Carolina University is a premiere academic institution serving the needs of its students. The staff in the Advising Center is cognizant of our mandate and will strive to continue the tradition of excellence in serving our students and the Coastal Carolina community.