Hello, I am Clark Carter, the Dean of Students here at Charleston Southern University.
I am a proud alum of CSU ('87). I have been serving at the University since 2002.
I was the Campus Minister here for nine years before becoming the Dean of Students
in the Fall of 2011.
Our staff in the Student Services Department is here to serve you and your student.
Through Christ-centered leadership, Student Services provides the CSU community with
opportunities to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically.
The Student Services Department is a large department comprised of Campus Ministries, Counseling Services, Civic Engagement, The Career Center, Life Skills, Campus Recreation, Campus Activities, Residence Life and Security.
If we can serve you in anyway, please do not hesitate to contact someone on our staff.
What is Blackboard Student? in a nutshell it is the mobile version of Blackboard.
You can check grades, view announcements, post to blogs and discussions, and access
course content. In addition, you can upload media as attachments to blogs, journals,
and discussions directly from your mobile device.
The Campus Activities Board is a student-run organization that plans events for students.
Through these services and coordination of the campus calendar, we hope to enhance
and unify the campus community by providing well-balanced, quality events in response
to students' needs and interests.The board meets weekly and opens its doors to new
members each semester.
For opportunities to explore and grow in your faith in Jesus Christ, visit the Campus
Ministries staff in the Brewer Center.
Campus Security offers a range of services to enhance your security and well-being
on campus. Whether you need information on signing up for Buc Alert, want to know
how to engrave your valuables, or want to request a security escort, you'll find it
at Campus Security.
The Career Center provides career services to students and facilitates the process
of connecting God-given passion to skills and abilities through CSU majors. We endeavor
to increase job placement opportunities for students by partnering with businesses,
churches and the Charleston Southern community.
The U.S. Department of Education requires higher education institutions that receive
federal funds to provide students and other interested parties with appropriate information
regarding the filing of complaints.
Sometimes the stress of college life can get a bit overwhelming. Give the licensed
counselors in the Counseling Center a call and get back on top of things.
The CSU Buccaneers compete at the NCAA Division I level and are members of the Big
Dining with friends is an integral part of your college experience. Whether it's a
quick bite on the go or a casual sit-down meal with your friends, Dining Services
makes it easy for you to refuel and reconnect. We offer many dining styles to enhance
your college experience, not to mention a great place to meet with your friends.
Find information about scholarships, loans, your award letter, Financial Aid LIVE
and more. Remember, currents students must submit the FAFSA and apply for financial
aid every year. Apply early!
Information Technology Services maintains areas of technology throughout the campus
community. Find all your information regarding wireless internet, student computer
labs and Bucmail (student email).
The purpose of the L. Mendel Rivers Library is to support the mission of Charleston
Southern University by providing students and faculty with bibliographic, physical,
and intellectual access to recorded knowledge and information. The primary responsibility
of the library is to support the instructional program of the University through information
literacy training and by acquiring, organizing, and providing access to appropriate
The Learning Center, certified by the College Reading and Learning Association, provides
academic and writing support services across the curriculum and is free to all students.
Trained and certified learning consultants help students learn better while improving
grades. Our tutors specialize in helping with what to learn along with how to learn.
To request a tutor, call to make an appointment or if you are interested in becoming
a tutor, contact the Learning Center for details. Free tutors available by appointment only for students enrolled in Charleston Southern
University courses. Please call 843-863-7091.
My CSU is the student portal for accessing information about financial aid, academics
Missing the camaraderie of team sports? Need some stress relief? Want to learn a new
sport? Need a break from classes and studying? You need to visit Recreational Services in
the Brewer Center and get involved!
The Registrar's Office maintains student records, issues transcripts, verifies attendance,
issues diplomas, produces the class schedule, supervises registration, evaluates transfer
credit and records grades.
Life in the residence halls can be a highlight of your college career.
Pay your bill online, tuition, tax and refund information and more.
The Student Employment office works with University departments and the community
to create work-study employment opportunities for students. Meeting the work-study
employment needs of students is our job, and we work diligently to ensure our joint
venture has lasting benefits. We look forward to working with you.
Check out the Student Handbook for more information about regulations, the Student
Code of Conduct and everything you need to know about student life at Charleston Southern.
The Student Success Center offers programs and services that assist students with
degree completion: Academic Advising, Academic Intervention, Disability Services,
the Learning Center, Student-Athlete Success and the Testing Center.
Charleston Southern University encourages our students to register and vote. The CSU
voter registration page is designed to provide you with the tools and resources to
help you through the process.
The Writing Center’s mission is to help students become better writers. It is a place
to talk through your writing and receive feedback from other writers in one-on-one