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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 start at Coker in the fall semester and take classes on-campus during the day will complete Coker Connection in three parts – the Online Experience, the On-Campus Event, and a one-on-one personal conversation with your Student Success Coach. 

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

The On-Campus 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. 

The one-on-one personal conversation with your Student Success Coach will allow you to start setting your academic, personal, and career goals and learn how Coker can help you meet your goals. 

  • Step 1: 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 3, 2021Please 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: Register for an on-campus Coker Connection event.  You have four dates to choose from and can access the registration form hereCurrently, registration for each event will be capped at 70 students to ensure that each event complies with Coker’s current COVID-19 policies.  At this time, Coker University is a “Wear a Mask Campus.”  All employees, students, visitors, and vendors are required to wear a mask.  Masks must cover your nose and mouth.  This policy is in effect outdoors, including Kalmia Gardens, and indoors.  For more information on Coker’s current COVID-19 policies, please click here.  The dates are:
      • Option 1: Friday, June 18, 2021
      • Option 2: Monday, June 21, 2021
      • Option 3: Monday, July 19, 2021 
      • Option 4: Friday, July 23, 2021

You can find an overview of the schedule here.  Students will receive a personalized schedule for the Coker Connection event they register for prior to each event. 

  • Step 3: 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 at Coker who will be earning their bachelor’s degree either in the evening, 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.