Frequently Asked Questions

Many of the most frequently asked questions and answers are below and hopefully your questions are covered. If not, please feel free to contact us by email or phone and we'll respond to your inquiry promptly.

Will I need to bring my computer for the course instruction?

CODEcamp Basic classes, including Web Basics 101, 102 and GitHub, are held at the Flagship Conference A located at 475-A East Bay Street. These classes are BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop). Check your course page for info on downloading any software prior to class.

Most other courses are taught in the CODEcamp's Mac Lab at 78 Alexander Street in the FS2 facility and will not require you to bring your own laptop.

What can I expect?

Each session is a mix of lecture and hands-on exercises to best teach you the fundamentals of the web. Hands-on practice is essential to understand and fully grasp the concepts presented. Students should expect to work on assigned exercises and practice at home to get the most out of this class.

In addition to class, as a CODEcamp student you get:

  • Access to the FS2 Computer Lab and the chance to practice your skills
  • References to open-source resources to provide additional assistance and information

Will there be homework assignments?

Homework assignments and additional exercises will be provided to ensure you are learning all that you need to stay on track from week to week. CODEcamp courses are designed to provide part-time, hands-on practice with an instructor. Students are encouraged to do work outside of the classroom to make the most of the instruction.

When can I speak with a mentor?

CODEcamp mentors are available to discuss coursework and offer career advice.The best opportunity to speak to a mentor is during the quarterly meetup. The schedule is posted on the CODEcamp calendar. Prospective students are also welcome to attend the meetup to learn more about CODEcamp.

Will I have the opportunity to use the lab off hours?

Yes. The CODEcamp lab is available between 9am - 5pm for currently enrolled CODEcamp students, provided no classes are in session.

Where do I park?

The FS2 parking lot located at 78 Alexander is open to CODEcamp students after 5:30pm.

Are there any refunds?

No refunds are issued within 48 hours prior to the course start time.

Are there any discounts for CODEcamp classes?

Discounts are available to students currently attending a public higher-education institution and for those taking multiple courses. Please email info@chscodecamp.com for more information.

What will I receive at the end of the class?

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certificate of completion. For a list of all networking events, visit the Charleston Digital Corridor calendar.

Will CODEcamp help me get a job?

CODEcamp's  "Introduction to Web Development" class is intended to provide an affordable and convenient course for you to explore a potential new career in the software industry. Our goal is to set you on a path to successive local education programs that could lead you to a career in Charleston's tech industry.  CODEcamp staff and instructors also work to connect you with the local industry in three ways. 

  • First, industry professionals teach all CODEcamp courses, providing an immediate connection to the local industry.
  • Second, our mentors work to inform and guide you on the local job market
  • Third, CODEcamp networking events connect you with the industry. 

Ultimately, your talent, effort, enthusiasm and engagement however are the ultimate keys to finding your way into a career in Charleston's tech industry.