Virtual Reception Q&A | Coppin State University

Virtual Reception Q&A

New Family Reception Q&A


Are students required to take COVID-19 testing to come get Eagle Cards? 

Students are not required to take a COVID-19 test to pick up the student Eagle Card. However, COVID-19 testing will be mandatory for all students. Testing can be provided by the CSU Community Health Center at no cost to students, on the following dates:

  • August 14-15, 2020
  • August 21-22, 2020

Testing will be done by appointment only and you will receive a link to book your appointment. Any questions should be relayed to the Health Center.

Students who have taken the test can submit their results to the CSU Community Health Center at by August 28, 2020. 

Health Center: (410) 951-4188

How can students purchase books? 

The bookstore will be open as regular stores. Students will need to wear a mask and physically distance. Students can also order their books online and pick them up at the bookstore.

Bookstore: (410) 951-1223

What do we need to submit for Residency for Non-Maryland residents?

No additional documentation will be required for Non-Maryland Residents. However, a two page Residency form must be completed for all Maryland Residents for additional information please contact the office of Admissions:

Office: (410) 951-3600

Are students allowed more than two hours to move in?

Unfortunately, students will need to sign up and choose a specific date and time for a 2 hour move in window. For additional information, please contact the housing office:

Office: (410) 951-6393 

Are parents able to stay with students until their room is set up?  

Students are allowed a max of two helpers for move-in as there will be no university move-in crew. Helpers are allowed to stay during the 2 hour window to assist with room setup. For additional information please contact the Housing office: 

Office: (410) 951-6393 

Will students be able to leave once room setup is complete?

Yes, students are allowed to leave the campus once room setup is complete. Families are allowed to stay during the 2-hour window to assist with room set up. For additional information please contact the Office of Residence Life :

Office of Residence Life: (410) 951-6399

Will woman’s basketball have a season this year? 

The basketball season has not been determined yet. The decision will be determined by the MEAC conference.

How does a student access the on campus police from their cellphone? 

For Emergencies (410) 951-3911
For Non-Emergencies (410) 951-3900

Is street parking monitored? 

No, street parking is not monitored. First year resident students are restricted from purchasing a parking permit or having a car on campus until they have earned 30 credits. Commuter students are encouraged to purchase a parking permit prior to parking on campus. For additional questions, please contact the office of Parking and Transportation:

Parking and Transportation: (410) 951-3556

Health insurance information 

Health Insurance Fee 

All registered undergraduate students taking 12 or more credit hours, including off campus students taking internet courses, are automatically enrolled into the Student Health Insurance Plan at registration. The premium cost ($2028.00 per year/$1014.00 per semester) will be posted to your bill. 

Health Insurance Fee Waiver 

All registered undergraduate students taking 12 or more credit hours covered by other comparable health insurance, may decline the Coppin State University student health insurance by completing an Online Waiver form in the Fall 2020 beginning August 21, 2020 and Spring 2021 beginning January 22, 2021. For your waiver request to be considered, you must complete this form by the waiver deadline of September 21, 2020 for Fall semester and February 22, 2021 for Spring semester. If you are experiencing a problem with the waiver site, call (410) 951-3958, prior to the deadline date. Once the waiver request is received, students will be notified via email whether their waiver request is pending or declined. If declined, please follow additional instructions. Print the email and keep as proof of waiver request for your records. Waivers will not be accepted after the deadline. If you do not waive out of the health insurance by the deadline date, the premium cost ($1014.00 per semester) for this plan will remain, non-refundable on your tuition bill. 

International Students

International students will be automatically and remain enrolled into the University insurance coverage.


For further questions or concerns, please contact the health insurance liaison at 410-951-3958.

The deadline to waive the health insurance is September 21st.