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Campus Advisory: College Monitoring Hurricane Ian

By | September 26, 2022

Dear Campus Community,  College of Charleston leaders continue to closely track the path and forecast for Hurricane Ian. At this time, the College remains on its normal operating schedule for this week. Any adjustments to class and/or event schedules would be communicated to campus through the Cougar Alert emergency notification system and posted at emergency.cofc.edu.  While… Read More »

Public Safety Investigating Reported Incidents of Indecent Exposure

By | August 28, 2022

  In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act, the Department of Public Safety is informing the College of Charleston campus of reported indecent exposures involving male suspects.  Date (of offense): 08/26 – 8/28, 2022 Time (of offense):  5:30 PM and 7:30-11:30 AM Reported to: College of Charleston Department of Public Safety and The Charleston Police Department… Read More »

College Announces COVID-19 Protocols for 2022-23 Academic Year

By | July 14, 2022

The campus community received the following message from the College of Charleston COVID-19 Leadership Team on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, regarding COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming academic year: Dear Campus Community, In preparation for the upcoming 2022-23 academic year, the College of Charleston has established the COVID-19 protocols outlined below. These guidelines are intended to minimize… Read More »

Timely Warning: Off-Campus Sexual Assault

By | July 11, 2022

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act, the Department of Public Safety is informing the College of Charleston campus community of an off-campus sexual assault. Date (of offense): 07/10/2022 Time (of offense): Between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Reported to: The Charleston Police Department Location: In the area of Burns Lane Suspect status: At large Suspect Description:… Read More »

COVID-19 Preparations for Return to Campus – Fall ’22

By | July 6, 2022

The College’s COVID-19 Leadership Team sent the following announcement to students on July 6, 2022: Dear Students,  We are excited about seeing you on campus for the upcoming fall semester.  Please keep in mind that COVID-19 remains endemic in our community, and it’s important that we all remain vigilant in guarding against the spread of… Read More »

TIMELY WARNING: HOMICIDE

By | June 29, 2022

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act, the Department of Public Safety is informing the College of Charleston campus community of an off campus, homicide. Offense Type: Homicide. Gun shot victim Date (of offense): 06/28/2022 Time (of offense): 11:40 p.m. to 11:50 p.m. Reported to (what agency): Charleston Police Department Location: Area of Radcliffe St.,… Read More »

COVID-19 Campus Guidelines for Maymester and Summer Sessions 2022

By | April 28, 2022

The College’s COVID-19 Leadership Team shared the following message with the campus community on April 28, 2022: Dear Campus Community,  As you may know, state and federal public health agencies are treating COVID-19 as an endemic virus due to declining case numbers and hospitalization rates as well as the widespread availability of vaccines and testing options. … Read More »

Timely Warning: Off-Campus Sexual Assault/Fondling  

By | April 26, 2022

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act, the Department of Public Safety is informing the College of Charleston campus community of an off-campus Sexual Assault/Fondling Date of offense:  04/26/2022 Time of offense: 3:30 PM Reported to: Charleston Police Department Location: Area of King St. and Calhoun St., Charleston, SC Suspect status: At large; suspect walked… Read More »

Community Advisory: Hazardous Weather Advisory

By | April 6, 2022

Dear Campus Community, Please be advised that the National Weather Service (NWS) in Charleston says a Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect until midnight for several areas, including Charleston County.    Timing: Until midnight, a line of severe storms is forecast for the area. Wind/tornadoes: Damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes are the primary wind hazards.   Rainfall/tides: Excessive rainfall could… Read More »