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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


csi-registration-buttonThe Registration Application is live!  All accepted students will receive an announcement email.  Check the email address you mark as "Preferred" on the CSI Application frequently for new information as it becomes available.


The total cost for CSI is $3500 and is based on 4 credit hours, room and board.  Payment is due 30 days prior to the start of the session. Pay within 30 days of receiving your bill to reserve your class placement.  

Fee Schedule 2021

Payment Information: CSI bills will be generated when classes are assigned to each student. If your bill is not available through Lesesne Gateway by May, please contact us at 843-953-5705/ for COL Chris Fudge, Director; or 843-953-6773, for MAJ 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. Parking is limited on campus, but if a student must bring a car, he/she will only be able to drive his/her vehicle to arrive at CSI, during weekend leave, and, then, to return home. A CSI administrator will keep the car keys for the student during the week.  A parking fee must be paid to Public Safety upon arrival.

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

Auxiliary Fee $100 (Fee covers medical services and the use of athletic facilities)

Barracks Security Deposit $100 (Non-refundable fee covers any damage found in the barracks at check out)

Activity Fee** $200 (Fee covers excursions in the Charleston Area and/or on campus)

General Deposit $100 (Non-refundable fee covers items purchased specifically for the student in the case that a positive COVID test made attending CSI impossible--an example is t-shirts)


TOTAL $3500



Registration Available Online: February 2021

Session dates:  July 12-August 3, 2021

*If the student is interested in Citadel Athletics, please note it on the CSI application.

Medical Clearance:  All students MUST be medically cleared by June 12, 2021 to participate in CSI - no exceptions.  START THE PROCESS NOW.  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 and will be posted in Lesesne Gateway as soon as possible.  Bills generate at different times dependent on time of application.

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.  Please make sure you are looking at the 2020-2021 school year and Summer 2021 NOT Fall 2021.


--Updated 2/5/2021--

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