Check-In Procedures


All Residents may return on Saturday, January 10 1 p.m.-5 p.m. or Sunday, January 11 1 p.m.-5 p.m.  The Dining Hall will resume operations beginning on Sunday, January 11 at 4:30 p.m.


All Residents: All students are invited to take the plunge at CSU's first Polar Bear Plunge on Sunday at 9 p.m. January 11. Reconnect with friends while enjoying free food and entertainment.  You will also have opportunities to get connected with groups on and off campus.  Resident students will attend their first community meeting of the spring 2014 semester at 10 p.m. on January 11 as well.


Classes begin on Monday, January 12th.


For Questions, contact: Residence Life Office at 843-863-7190.



1. Receive your room keys and FOB, if necessary

Each resident will receive one room key. Residents of Russell East, Russell West, Women’s North and Women’s South will receive FOBs for hall access. The resident is responsible for his/her key and FOB and the area that they access. Any lost or stolen keys will be replaced for a $75 charge. Lost or stolen FOBs will be replaced for a $25 charge.


2. Review the Student Handbook

All of the Residence Life policies and procedures are found in the Residence Life Manual. Residents are encouraged to contact their RA if questions or concerns arise. At the time of check-in, residents must sign Student Code of Conduct, HIPPA release forms and complete Room Condition form to be returned to Residence Life Staff the day of move-in.


3. Late Check-Ins

Late check-in is unacceptable. If for any reason a resident needs to check-in late, he/she must inform the RLC at least 48 hours in advance for arrangements to be made. 

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