CCU warns against 'unscrupulous door-to-door solicitors'

CONWAY, SC (NEWS RELEASE) - Coastal Carolina University has become aware of young men and women going door-to-door in area neighborhoods claiming to be raising money for study abroad trips.

The University urges people not to give cash or checks to individuals if there is any doubt concerning the validity of their solicitations. University policy prohibits students from going door-to-door in conjunction with fundraising activities. Study abroad programs are not funded in this manner, according to CCU's Office of International Programs and Services.

Anyone who has questions may contact CCU's Office of University Communication at 843-349-2962 (Martha Hunn) or the Department of Public Safety at 843-349-2177.