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College of Charleston

Charleston, SC
Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

66 George Street

Charleston, SC 29424

United States

Phone: 843-953-5670

Fax: 843-953-6322


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Hailey Ezekiel
Title:Visitor Services Counselor
Admissions Office Address:Office of Admissions
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Admissions Office Phone:843-953-5670
Admissions Office Fax:843-953-6322
Admissions Office Email:admissions@cofc.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:The Cistern Yard
TD Arena
Liberty Fresh Food Company and City Bistro
Addleston Library / Java City / Rivers Green
Cougar Plaza
The College's Halsey Institute of Art, Natural History Museum, and Emmett Robinson Theatre are popular venues for events that serve both the campus and local communities.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Folly Beach / Isle of Palms / Sullivan's Island
Marion Square
James Island County Park
Patriot Point Sports Complex
King Street Shopping District
Near this urban campus, there are three beaches (each 25 minutes away) and 62 city parks, music and art venues within a few blocks of the campus, and some of the best restaurants in the country - all serving a population of 664,607.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:M-F, limited Saturdays
9 am - 4 pm
Phone Number:843-953-5670
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:9:30 am, 11:30am, and 1:30 pm during the academic year.
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:campustour@cofc.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No
Information Sessions:Available
Times:9:30 am, 11:30am, 1:30 pm during academic year.

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Coach Directly
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:campustour@cofc.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
     Describe:Complete the online request form. Visit is not confirmed until you receive a response from our office.

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
The Charleston International Airport is the nearest airport to the campus and is located about twenty minutes from the campus. This airport is serviced by Delta, Northwest, American, Continental, and US Airways airlines. A cab must be taken from the airport to campus. A Greyhound bus station and an Amtrak train station are also located about 20 minutes from campus. Both the Myrtle Beach Airport and the Savannah, GA airport are about two hours from Charleston. There is a bus service that allows for travel around the city. The Charleston Area Regional Transit Authority (CARTA) sponsors the Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) for travel in the Charleston peninsula. CARTA also sponsors a bus service that allows for transportation in downtown and in the surrounding areas.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From I-26: Take a right at the Meeting Street Exit. Follow Meeting St. to Calhoun St. Take a right onto Calhoun St. Follow for two blocks and the heart of campus will be on your left between St. Phillip St. and Coming St. From Hwy 17-S: Take the Lockwood Dr. south (right) exit. From Lockwood Dr., turn left onto Calhoun St. Follow Calhoun St. The heart of campus will be on your right between Coming St. and St. Phillip St. From Hwy 17-N: Follow Hwy 17 over the Cooper River bridge. After the bridge, exit on Meeting St. Follow Meeting St. to Calhoun St. Take a right at Calhoun St. Follow for two blocks and the heart of campus will be on your left between St. Phillip St. and Coming St.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
The following are hotels in the historic district: Hampton Inn (Meeting and John Streets, 800-426-7866), Days Inn (Meeting Street at the Market, 800-729-7466), King Charles Inn (Meeting and Hassel Streets, 866-546-4700), Francis Marion Hotel (Calhoun and King Streets, 800-756-2121), Doubletree Guest Suites (Church Street, 800-222-8733), Embassy Suites (Meeting Street, 800-362-2779), Charleston Place (King and Market Streets, 800-611-5545), Mills House (Meeting and Queen Streets, 800-874-9600), The Elliott House Inn (Queen Street, 800-729-1855), The Lodge Alley Inn (East Bay Street, 800-845-1004), The Courtyard Marriott (Lockwood Drive, 800-321-2211), Marriott (Lockwood Drive, 800-228-9290) and Renaissance (Wentworth Street, 800-462-9511).
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
Within one mile of the campus in West Ashley are the following: Holiday Inn Riverview (Savannah Highway, 800-465-4329), Spring Hill Suites (Ripley Point Drive, 888-287-9400). Within a ten minute drive to campus in Mount Pleasant is the Shem Creek Inn (1409 Shrimp Boat Lane, 800-523-4951), Hilton Hotel (Patriots Point, 888-856-0028), Hampton Inn (Johnnie Dodds Blvd., 800-426-7866), The Holiday Inn (Johnnie Dodds Blvd., 800-465-4329), Quality Inn and Suites (Patriots Point, 877-424-6423).

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Office of Admissions
    66 George Street
    Charleston, SC 29424
    Phone: 843-953-5670
    Fax: 843-953-6322
    Email: admissions@cofc.edu
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available