Experience Community Worship

CSU Chapel seeks to provide our campus community with a corporate worship experience that connects us with the thoughts and heart of Jesus creating a generation to live for HIS name. Chapel is held biweekly in the Lightsey Auditorium on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. throughout the semester.

Attendance is monitored. Alternate chapel services are also offered throughout the semester, allowing students to receive credit when scheduling problems arise. To graduate, you must earn 48 chapel credits.

How to Receive Chapel Credit


Scan your BucNation App, “It’s a Buc’s Life”, on the way out of chapel.  (Please note that occupancy will be limited, so to experience chapel, students need to arrive early.)


  • Sign in using Blackboard.
  • Watch the video and answer 3 of the 5 questions correctly at the conclusion.
  • Chapel quizzes will be open from Wednesday at 2pm to Tuesday, the following week at 11:59pm.

A full-time student only needs six chapel credits each semester.

Chapel Schedule

Aug. 25: Prayer First 
Sept. 1: Dr. Costin, President’s Chapel
Sept. 8: Rev. Johnny Hunt
Sept. 15: Anthony Evans, Music Artist
Sept. 22: Dr. Ben Phillips, dean of the College of Christian Studies
Sept. 29: Rev. Alex Sands, SCBC President
Oct. 6: Chapel
Oct. 13: Chapel, Homecoming Week
Oct. 20: Major General Rodney Lewis
Oct. 27: Chapel
Nov. 3: Chapel
Nov. 10: Rev. Dr. Tony Evans
Nov. 17: Alex from Rwanda, Operation Christmas Child
Dec. 1: Professor McCall, Christmas at CSU


I began attending Charleston Southern after a 10-year stay in the United States Air Force. When I first realized chapel was a graduation requirement I still didn’t take it as seriously as I should have. Now, after having completed 52 pages worth of chapel makeups, I can say that I get it. Chapel was never a chore or an inconvenience. It was a privilege. A privilege that I overlooked. Maybe this was the way I was supposed to understand what the purpose of chapel was and the impact it has.

Derrick S. McMichael,Football Coach at Fort Dorchester High School