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Student Success Seminar

A requirement of all Charleston Bridge participants is the completion of a Charleston Bridge Student Success Seminar (CBSSS). The seminar focuses on getting to know the campus, understanding program requirements, becoming familiar with academic best practices, using campus resources and preparing for the next semester.

Students attend seminar meetings with a seminar instructor and peer mentor. Attendance at the seminar meetings is mandatory - student attendance is not optional. The seminar instructor and classroom location will be shared with students prior to the first seminar meeting. Instructors will have available office hours and will meet with students to review midterm grades and a final exam study plan.

An online seminar component includes documents related to each seminar module and an assignment drop box. The seminar can be accessed by logging into the MyCharleston student portal and accessing OAKS by clicking on the acorn icon in the upper right corner of the page. Students will be directed to an OAKS page called My Courses. Click on the course link for the Charleston Bridge Student Success Seminar indicated as CBSSS. 

Students will be expected to review all of the documents posted in the CONTENT section for each module and complete the assignments. Please note that the seminar is monitored and the course instructor will be able to determine if documents have been opened and time is spent reviewing the material for each module.

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