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…our son called to say that CSI was hard but achievable, so we knew the immediate value of CSI.
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…the classroom instruction was top notch!
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…CSI removed so many worries and helped our cadet relax. He is ready to take on the challenges he will face.
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…CSI gave our son a friend base that I did not expect.
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…CSI kept our son focused on his goal and helped him get ready for “The Road less Traveled.”
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…our son came home with a new village of friends. My husband and I also have a new village of parents that we will lean on for the next four years and keep in touch with after graduation.
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…the ability to earn college credit is huge!
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…our son made so many friends at CSI! He met up with his CSI group before matriculation day.
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…his leader helped him gain confidence that he did not have before CSI.
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…the program was so wonderful; our cadet could not wait to return for matriculation!
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Cost and Important Dates



The total cost for CSI is $2600 and is based on 4 credit hours, room and board. Limited scholarships are available to families with demonstrated need.

Fee Schedule 2018

Payment Information: CSI bills will be generated when classes are assigned to each student. Bills can be paid through Lesesne Gateway and should be available in mid-May. If your bill is not available through Lesesne Gateway, please contact us at 843-953-5705/ for COL Chris Fudge, Director; or 843-953-6773, for Mrs. Melinda Norris, Assistant Director; so we can check on this process for you. All payments will be online, so please DO NOT send cash or check. Refer to the directions at the bottom of this page to make your payment.

Note: The cost of books varies according to the course and instructor, but the average cost of books for CSI is $150-$200. Students are encouraged NOT to bring cars to campus because of the shortage of parking. However if a student must bring a car, they will only be able to drive their vehicle to arrive at CSI on 5 July and, then, to return home on 28 July. The administration will keep the car keys for the cadet.

19 Meal Plan includes
Monday – Friday: breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Saturday – Sunday: brunch and dinner

Auxiliary Fee $100 (Fee covers medical services, laundry, as well as the use of athletic facilities)
Barracks Security Deposit $100 (non-refundable)
Activity Fee** $200 (Fee covers weekend excursions in the Charleston Area—for example, Discover/Explore Charleston, Dive into Charleston, Serve Charleston.)


TOTAL** $2,600

* These weekend supervised and expert-led activities are designed to help students learn about the rich history of Charleston’s downtown area and its numerous forts. Experience the natural beauty of the low country’s marshes, waterways, and the barrier islands on a kayak, paddle board, or boat. Participate in team-building experiences through sailing and/or other excursions.
** Total will be $2,600



Registration Available Online: The Week of March 5, 2018

Check In: July 5
Classes Begin: July 6
Classes End: July 27
Final Examinations: July 28

Students who will be required to report early for Athletic Cadre are encouraged to participate in CSI. There are a few days that overlap; however, we will ensure that each student completes the requirements for CSI in time to report for Athletic Cadre!

Medical Clearance:  All students MUST be medically cleared by June 29, 2018 with no exceptions.  Please contact Brenda Pelham in the Infirmary at 843-953-6847 with questions.  

Payment Information: Bills are generated as soon as students are scheduled for classes. Once students receive their credentials from Admissions, they will want to check for the bill to post as this posting is predicated on the date they are scheduled for classes. THE CSI BILL MUST BE PAID BY FRIDAY, 29 JUNE WITH NO EXCEPTIONS!

STEPS TO PAY YOUR BILL: Go to Click Connect. Click Lesesne Gateway Portal. Log in. Click the Student tab. Click Pay Your Bill at the top left of the page. Click Make Payment and follow the directions.

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