Program Calendars

Charleston Bridge Academic Calendar & Final Exam schedule: 

NOTE: The Charleston Bridge academic calendar and final exam schedule differs from the College of Charleston academic calendar and final exam schedule. The spring course registration date for Charleston Bridge also differs from the College of Charleston registration dates. Spring class registration for admitted Charleston Bridge students will occur on December 14, 2021. Charleston Bridge students with approved appeals will register for spring classes in January, 2022. Email bridge@cofc.edu with any questions. 

2021 Important dates for current Charleston Bridge students:

  • October 27, 2021 - Midterm grades post by noon. View grades in TTC Express
  • November, 2021 - Students must use the Center for Student Learning services at least two times BEFORE the Thanksgiving break (Nov. 24-28)
  • December 6, 2021 - Last day of classes and last day to email a request to withdraw from a class with an indicator of "W" for the fall semester
  • December 7-9, 2021- Final Exams
  • December 10, 2021 - Fall final grades post in TTC Express by noon. The spring admission decision will be sent to the CofC email account by 5:00pm 
  • December 13, 2021 - Students denied spring admission may submit an appeal letter and any supporting documentation no later than 10:00am. Appeals are considered only if mitigating circumstances apply. Appeal decisions will be sent to the College of Charleston email.
  • December 14, 2021 - Time TBD - Virtual spring course registration for admitted students. Students should check the CofC email account for an email from New Student Programs with instructions for logging in and course registration information. Email orientat@cofc.edu if you have questions.
  • December 14 (Noon), 2021- Students not admitted to the College of Charleston must remove belongings, follow check-out procedures, and vacate the residence hall by 12 noon. Questions about move out can be directed to housing@cofc.edu

2022 Important dates for new students:

  • May 1, 2022 - Deadline to respond to the offer to participate in Charleston Bridge from the College of Charleston Office of Admissions. Admission questions can be directed to CharlestonBridge@cofc.edu.
  • May 1, 2022 - The College of Charleston deposit ($400) and housing application fee ($50) is due. The offer to participate in the program will be rescinded if the deposit and application fee is not received by the due date. Log in to MyCharleston and submit the College of Charleston housing and meal plan application. Students are required to live on-campus and have a fall semester meal plan to participate in Charleston Bridge. Your spot is not secure in Charleston Bridge until both applications are complete.
  • May 1, 2022 - Deadline to register for Charleston Bridge Orientation. Email the College of Charleston Office of New Student Programs at orientat@cofc.edu if you have questions about this event.
  • May 1, 2022 - Deadline to request accommodations for a learning disability or need for service animal in the residence hall. Provide documentation to Trident Technical College's Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) 
  • Oct-May, 2022 - Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). List Trident Technical College (TTC) and College of Charleston (CofC) on the FAFSA. TTC may ask for additional documentation - submit all financial aid information required by Trident Technical College if applicable. 
  • June, 2022 - Register for fall classes with a TTC advisor before orientation. Students will be contacted by phone to complete course registration. 
  • June 14, 2022 - Submit your photo for an official College of Charleston ID card, known as the Cougar Card. Follow the photo submission guidelines and submit a photo.  Allow at least 48 hours for deposit processing before uploading documents. 
  • June 14, 2022 - Complete and upload the health and immunization forms required by Student Health Services. The forms are found at http://studenthealth.cofc.edu/health-immunization-forms/index.php. The forms are required before a student can move into a residence hall. 
  • June 30, 2022 (subject to change) - Attend the Trident Technical College/College of Charleston Charleston Bridge Orientation. Registration for this event by May 1 is required. 
  • July 1, 2022 - Send the final high school transcript and transcript(s) from any college level coursework completed elsewhere to the College of Charleston Office of Admissions and Trident Technical College. A transcript is required to complete your admission to the program. 
  • July-August, 2022 - Read the book selected for College Reads and complete the College Reads activity before Convocation. Check the CofC email this summer for activity instructions. 
  • August 1, 2022 - Deadline to pay the Fall tuition or establish a payment plan with Trident Technical College. All payments are sent to TTC including the program fee, campus housing, and meal plan fee. Classes will be dropped and the offer to participate rescinded if there is no payment activity by the due date.
  • August 8, 2022 - Review the orientation modules in OAKS and submit your completed Charleston Bridge Participation Agreement. Use your College of Charleston credentials to access OAKS and submit your participation agreement.
  • August 19-21, 2022 - Residence hall move in at College of Charleston. Direct questions to housing@cofc.edu
  • August 22, 2022 - Attend the College of Charleston New Student Convocation.Check the CofC email for convocation instructions. 
  • August 23, 2022 - Fall 2022 classes begin on the College of Charleston campus. 
  • August 29 - October 10, 2022 - All students are required to attend the student success seminars and complete the weekly assignments in OAKS. There are seven Charleston Bridge Student Success Seminars meetings scheduled on Mondays from 5:30-6:20pm. Check CofC email weekly for classroom location and updates from the seminar instructor and peer mentor.