Convocation Questions

Q: What is Convocation?
A: Convocation is an official event of the College of Charleston. It serves to welcome new students to the College, familiarizes them with the institution’s traditions and history, and encourages them to consider their own intellectual journey.

Q: I am a new student at the College of Charleston. Do I have to attend Convocation?
A: Yes. All new undergraduate students are expected to attend Convocation. It is the first formal event of your college career, just as Commencement is the last.

Q: How do I find my convocation course?
Log into your MyCharleston account and go to OAKS on the top of the screen.  When you open OAKS, you will see the courses you are enrolled in and one of them in a convocation course.  If you don't see it o the top of the screen, scroll down to click on "View All Courses".  

Q:  How do I find my zoom link for my convocation discussion?
A:  Your link will be in your OAKs course and your faculty may have also emailed it to your CofC email account.  

Q: I have a disability and will need special assistance with Convocation-related activities and/or materials. Whom do I contact?
A: Contact Deborah Mihal in the Office of Disability Services at 843.953.1431.

Q: Who do I contact for more information?
A: Call the Office of New Student Programs at 843.953.2017 or the Office of Academic Affairs 843.953.5527.