CCU to provide credit for spring housing, dining, parking due to COVID-19

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CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) – Coastal Carolina University has provided a plan for spring 2020 housing, dining and parking credits, according to a press release.

The plan is to provide a prorated credit of housing, dining, and parking charges to current students who had a housing assignment, meal plan, or a parking permit in the spring 2020 semester and were dislocated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the release stated.

According to information from the university, CCU intends to credit student accounts on April 7 and eligible students will begin to receive funds as early as Friday, April 10. These credits will be applied to a student’s account in the current spring 2020 term.

As per the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education’s guidance, students who remain enrolled for the remainder of the semester are eligible for these credits.

Those students who have been granted extraordinary approval to continue living on campus during the University’s delivery of online instruction are not eligible for a credit. Tuition and other academic and student service fees will not be credited as CCU will continue to provide instruction, academic resources, and critical student services online as per its academic continuity plan and adjusted hours schedule in accordance with its mission and Governor Henry McMaster’s Executive Orders.

Residential students not granted extraordinary approval to remain on campus will be eligible for the housing, dining, and parking credit without regard to their move-out date. Please remain safe and comply with all local, state, and federal guidance regarding physical distancing and relevant travel, shelter-in-place, and stay-at-home orders.

The University Housing Call Center is open now and move-out appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 3-5. CCU intends to make more move-out appointments available in early June, in accordance with the local, state, and federal guidance. Residents should monitor their CCU email account or call 843-349-6400 for more information.

Members of the CCU community may read the full text of CHE’s news release at its website.

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