College Resources

As a College of Charleston student, you have access to a full range of undergraduate student services.

The services listed below highlight a small sample of what the College has to offer our current students:

The Center for Academic Performance and Persistence

The Center for Academic Performance and Persistence handles matters related to the academic well-being of all undergraduate students at the College of Charleston. If you have difficulty with classes or have other academic issues, please contact us and/or schedule an appointment. See the full list of their services.

Center for Disability Services/SNAP

The Center for Disability Services is dedicated to ensuring that all programs and services of the College of Charleston are accessible; providing reasonable and effective accommodations while promoting independence in the student; offering educational opportunities to students, faculty and staff that enhance understanding of the various types of disabilities, promoting an environment respectful of all; serving as a resource center for faculty, staff, students and the community. View more on the Center for Disability Services / SNAP website.

Counseling Center

To make an appointment, please call 843.953.5640. The first appointment will be 30 minutes in length, focusing on your concerns and helping direct you to to the correct resource, either at the Center or with a counselor in the community. All services are completely confidential. Counselors are not "responsible authorities" (employees) for Title IX. This allows students to seek counseling for a victimization confidentially. View more information on the Counseling Center website.

Financial Aid

The College of Charleston Office of Financial Assistance and Veterans Affairs recognizes that obtaining a college education is a major expense and aims to make students aware of the many federal, state, local and institutional resources available — to help students cover those expenses. The Office of Financial Assistance and Veterans Affairs administers scholarships, grants, loans, work study, and Veterans benefits; please explore the site for additional information. View the CofC Financial Aid page.

Veteran and Military Student Service

At the College of Charleston, we strive to serve veterans and honor their service. Find the resources to guide and support you from admission through to graduation. The staff and faculty at the College of Charleston are here to ensure that veterans experience academic success, while developing personally as a member of the Cougar family. View more on the Veteran and Military Student Services page.

Library Services

Access to both online resources and research databases is available on-campus, and other materials are offered through Interlibrary Loan. CofC students also have access to the College's full library system. With its comprehensive collections, Addlestone Library serves as a dynamic hub of discovery that supports education at the highest levels. In addition to the North Campus and Addlestone Library, the library system includes the Marine Resources Library, the Avery Research Center. View more on the Library page.

Center for Student Learning

The Center for Student Learning provides comprehensive academic support programs for College of Charleston students as they strive for excellence in learning, while promoting student leadership and development through peer education experiences. View more on the Center for Student Learning website.