Crossing the Cistern, HSS

Crossing the Cistern (CTC), HSS is a momentum program designed to help improve academic standing as well as support, challenge and celebrate students along the path to graduation. The primary goals of CTC surround the inclusion, retention and well-being of students, with a particular focus on diverse student populations. The program features academic advising, professional mentoring, scholarship support, extracurricular programming and interactive peer communities to help students navigate the academic experience. CTC is a one-year program with the opportunity to renew participation through the senior year of study.

Program Eligibility:
  • Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
  • HSS Major or Minor
  • GPA between 1.8 and 2.5
  • One-year commitment with the opportunity to renew through the senior year
Student Support:
  • Up to $500/year in scholarship support is available for each CTC student
  • Additional funding is available to support programming and experiential learning initiatives

*Updated Deadline* The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 Crossing the Cistern, HSS Student Community is now Aug. 15, 2020.

The application is available here.

Questions? Email hss@cofc.edu for more information.