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Hurricane Irma Evacuation

 

Due to Hurricane Irma, the CSU campus will close effective 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 7. Sports events, campus activities, and campus visits are canceled until further notice. 

There is a mandatory evacuation for resident students (including those in the Wingate hotel) by noon Friday, September 8. Students without an evacuation plan should come by the housing office in Russell West 126 immediately. The dining hall will close on Friday, September 8 at 9:30 a.m.

It is mandatory that all resident students complete the Evacuation Residential Form before leaving campus. Students should complete the form online beginning today. A copy of the form also may be obtained from an RA or the housing office. Shut down all computers and unplug electronic devices prior to leaving.

Students will not be allowed on campus until they are notified that it has reopened. Students should use Blackboard to keep up with assignments until classes resume.

International students should contact Stephanie Levan for evacuation details.

Campus officials will continue to monitor the situation and issue updates as necessary. The university will communicate through Buc Alerts and the CSU website, www.csuniv.edu.

CSU students who haven't signed their parents up for Buc Alerts should register them today. Visit http://www.csuniv.edu/security/index.php

Essential personnel will be on campus according to the CSU Emergency Plan.

Resources:

            CSU Emergency Contact       843-553-5896 or 843-863-7105

            Red Cross Shelter

 http://www.redcross.org/local/south-carolina/about-us/locations/lowcountry-sc

            Emergency Preparedness http://www.csuniv.edu/security/emergencyprocedures.php

            Weather Emergency http://www.csuniv.edu/security/wxemergencies.php

            CSU Security http://www.csuniv.edu/security/index.php