Winthrop University: College of Education

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Winthrop's Admissions Team is working hard to provide you with options to learn more about Life as an Eagle. Please check our Visit Page to sign up for one of our Virtual Admissions Experiences.

Want a one on one meeting or have any questions? There are three ways you can contact us:
Phone: 803/323-2191
Virtual Chat: Click here to register

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Congratulations to our 2019-2020 College of Education retirees and awardees!
View our video message to retirees and awardees.


A Message to Our Eagles

We congratulate our degree completers with these messages from your faculty.

View our video message to new Eagles.

View our video message to current COE students.

Check out what our students are saying about the college and programs.


Need Help?

In an effort to help College of Education faculty, staff, students, parthers, and families, we are adding communication options. Our staff and graduate assistants will be available as described below and will help find the information you need, whether that is answering your question or redirecting your request. Questions about courses, specific assignments, or clarifications on course related information should be sent directly to the instructor.

Need Help Changing Your Schedule?

If you need assistance in changing your fall 2020 schedule, please email and a member of the Student Academic Services staff will respond to you. We encourage you to include the following in your e-mail to facilitate a quicker response: a) full name in Winthrop records; b) CWID number (the W-number); c) your Winthrop and alternative e-mail address; d) a cell number; e) your major and advisor (if known); and f) the specific nature of the needed support (the more information you can give the better).

E-mail Questions 

Send general inquiries throughout the day to Our graduate assistants and staff are regularly monitoring this e-mail Monday to Friday. They will respond as soon as they have an answer. Provide as much information as you can to help ensure we understand your need or question. 

Speak to a Staff Member

Our offices are reopening on Monday, July 6 with partial staffing. Call the main College number (803/323-2151) if unsure who to contact. E-mail remains the best contact for faculty until we return to full capacity and normal opperations.

Summer Call Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00-5:30 and Friday 8:00-11:30


About the College of Education

Who are we? We are the flagship teacher education program in South Carolina and the region. We are transforming teacher education through innovative clinical practice in partnership with schools and community organizations. We are making a difference! Just watch and listen here.

What do we offer? We also offer exceptional programs in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Human Development and Family Studies, and Sport Management through courses and internships relevant to today's workplaces. We offer dynamic graduate programs designed to meet 21st century challenges.

Why come here? Easy answer — you will engage in clinical activities that will clearly connect research to professional practice and participate in a learning community committed to your academic success and professional future. Additionally, The Richard W. Riley College of Education and degree programs within the college are accredited or nationally recognized.


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Last Updated: 7/27/20