The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Welcome to The Citadel Success Institute

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The Citadel Success Institute is designed to help incoming freshmen (knobs) better transition to college-level work as well as to The Citadel before formal matriculation in August. The goal of this program is to better prepare students academically, emotionally, and physically for the rigors of The Citadel.  Statistics show us that students who participate in CSI are better prepared to succeed at The Citadel.

CSI is the first step toward the goal of graduation from The Citadel. CSI students have a higher success rate than non-CSI students during their first year at The Citadel because they are better prepared for the academic, physical, and emotional demands that they will face during knob year. During their time in CSI, they become familiar with the campus, learn about expectations, and build a support system of fellow cadets and Citadel professionals that will help them during knob year and beyond.

In short, CSI is about relationship building that sustains students while they attend The Citadel and lasts for a lifetime!

2017 Dates: Wednesday, 5 July--Orientation

Friday, 28 July--Exams, Classes End

 More details will be posted, soon!











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