OCTOBER 9 UPDATE: Only essential personnel will report to work on Monday. The campus did not have any major damage and has power. We want to provide adequate time for those who evacuated to return safely home. Normal campus operations will resume on Tuesday. All classes will resume on Wednesday, October 12th.
Athletes and international students can return to campus on Sunday afternoon. Residential students should return on Tuesday afternoon.
Please continue to monitor the CSU website, Buc Alerts and local media for additional updates.
OCTOBER 7 UPDATE: The specific day classes will resume at CSU depends on the severity of the storm and assessments by local and state government officials. The safety of our University family is our greatest concern.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to monitor local media, Buc Alerts and the University website for updates. University officials will communicate when the campus will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. Please be mindful that power outages may limit the University's ability to communicate.
OCTOBER 4: Charleston Southern University is closing at 5:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, October 4th in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew taking a westerly track towards the East Coast.
The safety of our students and campus community is of paramount concern. All classes and campus activities will end at 5:00 p.m. today. Sports events, campus activities, The President's Own Marine Corp Band concert, and campus visits are cancelled.
The following athletic events have been affected:
October 4 – Volleyball vs. Presbyterian – Postponed
October 5 – Women's Soccer at Winthrop – Postponed
October 6 – Football vs. Albany State – Postponed
October 7 – Volleyball at High Point – Postponed
October 8 – Volleyball at UNC Asheville – Postponed
October 8 - Women's Soccer vs. Liberty - Postponed
October 10-12 - Men's Golf at Bayou Classic - Unable to Travel
Essential personnel will be on campus according to the CSU Emergency Plan. Please monitor the CSU website for additional information as the storm moves closer to the U.S.