Check-In Procedures 


Spring 2014 Residence Hall Check-In

Returning Students:

Welcome Back to Charleston Southern University where the Student Life team has an exciting spring 2014 semester planned and plenty of opportunities for you to get involved. We are excited to have you return to campus on January 4 or 5 between 1 and 5 p.m. Dining Services will open to serve the first meal to the campus community on January 5 at 4:30 p.m.

All returning and transfer resident students must check in during this time in the following locations:

  • Males - Check in at Quad 2 office room 104; except if you live in Russell West on the 3rd floor you will check in at Littlejohn Parlor
  • Females - Check in at Littlejohn Parlor, located between Women’s North and Women’s South.

New Students:

Welcome to the Charleston Southern Buccaneer family. You are reminded that we will be having a New Student Orientation for you on January 5 at 5 p.m. in the Gold Room. At this orientation you will have an opportunity to hear from our Dean of Students, Clark Carter, Student Success and Career Planning.

New and transfer students may refer to MyCSU for your housing assignment. Feel free to call Residence Life at 843-863-7190 if you have any questions. If you are a resident student and don’t see a housing assignment, please let residence life know.

All Residents:

All students are invited to karaoke and Sunday/Sundaes from 8-10 p.m. on January 5. This will be an opportunity for you to connect with your fellow classmates. Resident students will attend their first community meeting of the spring 2014 semester at 10 p.m. on January 5 as well.

Classes begin on January 6th.

Charleston Southern University will be closing on December 23 at 5 p.m. and reopening on January 2 at 8 a.m. As a reminder, Dining Services will open to serve the first meal to the campus community on January 5 at 4:30 p.m.

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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