Military Partnerships & Off-Campus Sites
Coastal maintains off-campus sites aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River. Military personnel, their adult dependents, and civilians can receive services and information about the College including admissions, placement testing, academic counseling, registration, and tuition payment. The sites also provide information about various military educational opportunities and services, including Tuition Assistance and Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC). In addition to curriculum course offerings, the Camp Lejeune office provides various continuing education courses and a learning lab with free tutoring and placement testing for students. The MCAS New River office also offers a learning lab and placement testing. The learning labs operate during limited hours; please refer to each facility’s hours of operation. Upon request, the College offers courses at various other locations aboard the Marine Corps bases in Onslow County, such as Camp Geiger, Camp Johnson, Naval Hospital, Courthouse Bay, Tarawa Terrace, and others.
Active Duty Members
Active-duty service members are eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA). The staff in Coastal’s Off-Campus Sites aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River can provide assistance in the completion of the TA application. For additional information about eligibility for Tuition Assistance, visit the Marine Corps Community Services Camp Lejeune Education Assistance website.
Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
Coastal Carolina Community College has been designated as an institutional member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a group of over 400 colleges and universities providing voluntary post-secondary education to active duty service members and their dependents throughout the world. As a SOC member, Coastal Carolina Community College recognizes the unique nature of the military lifestyle and has committed itself to easing the transfer of relevant course credits, providing flexible academic residency requirements, and crediting learning from appropriate military training and experiences. SOC has been developed jointly by educational representatives of each of the armed services, the office of the Secretary of Defense, and a consortium of thirteen leading national higher educational associations; it is sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).
The following degrees are SOCMAR eligible at Coastal Carolina Community College.