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Coker Connection

Coker Connection

Coker University is excited to introduce new undergraduate students to Coker Connection.  We want to begin to connect with you and have you connect with us, Cobra to Cobra.   

Coker Connection is designed to give new students a head start on their academic experience.  Students will learn about Coker’s academic requirements and programs, be introduced to a variety of campus resources, and start making connections with their Student Success Coach. 

For more information about Coker Connection & the next steps for you, please select your student type below. 

All new incoming students are required to participate.

We can’t wait to connect with you! If you have any questions, please contact the Student Success Center at student.success@coker.edu.

New students who begin at Coker in the fall semester and take classes on-campus during the day will complete Coker Connection in two parts – the Online Experience and the Overnight Event.

The Online Experience will introduce you to academic expectations and provide an overview of campus resources. 

The Overnight Event will allow you to meet incoming classmates, make connections with faculty, take a deeper dive into campus resources, and give you the opportunity to take care of any business items prior to fall check-in ensuring a smooth transition to Coker prior to check-in in August.

  • Complete the online course.  You can access the course by logging into your Blackboard account here & selecting CU-100-01 under Courses.  The online course will open May 27, 2022Please note that this course is self-paced and you do not have to complete it in one sitting. You are able to log-in and out as needed.
  • Register for an overnight Coker Connection event.  You have four dates to choose from and can access the registration form here. Registration will open Monday, March 21, 2022.  The dates are:
      • Option 1: Sunday, June 5, 2022 – Monday, June 6, 2022 – Registration now closed. 
      • Option 2: Sunday, June 26, 2022 – Monday, June 27, 2022 – Registration now closed. 
      • Option 3: Sunday, July 17, 2022 – Monday, July 18, 2022
      • Option 4: Monday, July 25, 2022 (one day)

You can find an overview of the schedule here.  Students will receive a detailed schedule for the Coker Connection event they register for prior to each event via email. You can also view the detailed schedule below. Additionally, click here for the recommend Coker Connection packing list for the overnight events.

  • Sunday, June 5 – Monday, June 6, 2022 – Click here to view the detailed schedule
  • Sunday, June 26 – Monday, June 27, 2022 – Click here to view the detailed schedule
  • Sunday, July 17 – Monday, July 18, 2022– Click here to view the detailed schedule (coming soon)
  • Monday, July 25, 2022 (one day)– Click here to view the detailed schedule (coming soon)

New students at Coker who will be earning their bachelor’s degree online or as part of a bridge program with a two-year college will complete The Coker Connection – Online Experience.  The Coker Connection – Online Experience has two parts––an online course that walks you through what to expect academically and connects you to campus resources and a one-on-one personal conversation with your Student Success Coach.

Please review the following steps closely:

  • Step 1:  Complete the online course. You can access the course by logging into your Blackboard account here & selecting CU-100-01 under Courses.  For more information, click your student type below.  Please note that this course is self-paced and you do not have to complete it in one sitting.  You are able to log-in and out as needed.
  • Step 2:  Meet virtually with your Student Success Coach.  Once you complete the Student Success Center section of the online course, your Student Success Coach will reach out to set-up a one-on-one virtual meeting using Google Meet.  More information about this process is available in the online course.

New students who start at Coker in the spring semester and take classes on-campus during the day will complete the The Coker Connection – Online Experience. The Coker Connection – Online Experience has two parts––an online course that walks you through what to expect academically and connects you to campus resources and a one-on-one personal conversation with your Student Success Coach.

Please review the following steps closely:

    • Step 1: Complete the online course. You can access the course by logging into your Blackboard account here & selecting CU-100-01 under Courses. For more information, click your student type below. Please note that this course is self-paced and you do not have to complete it in one sitting. You are able to log-in and out as needed.
    • Step 2: Meet virtually with your Student Success Coach. Once you complete the Student Success Center section of the online course, your Student Success Coach will reach out to set-up a one-on-one virtual meeting using Google Meet. More information about this process is available in the online course.