College of Charleston

The College of Charleston continues to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for its ongoing and potential impacts on our university community. The health and safety of our university community is our top priority, and we are taking appropriate actions to support our students, employees and the surrounding community.

College officials continue to communicate information and updates to the campus community through campus e-mail, the CougarAlert emergency notification system, the emergency management website, virtual town hall meetings, social media and the university news website.

In support of global efforts to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, the online and remote instruction period that began in Spring Semester will continue through the end of Maymester and Summer School. President Andrew Hsu has established several working groups to develop recommendations for the resumption of in-person classes in Fall 2020. The College is also developing a plan to enable employees to begin returning to campus in phases over the summer.

All campus events and group activities are canceled through . These restrictions include events at the College that are not College-sponsored, including conferences and social gatherings. New student and family orientation sessions will be held online this summer.

For more information visit the College of Charleston home page or click the following link.

Trident Technical College

Updated: June 10, 2020

The college is preparing to reopen its campuses on June 10 and plans to offer a limited number of on-campus classes beginning June 15. College employees are working remotely while campuses and sites are closed to the public.

Click the following for the full article  or go the the Trident Tech home page for more information.

Medical University of South Carolina

MUSC is closely monitoring and responding to new information about the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We know that there are many questions you may have regarding how this evolving health situation might impact campus operations.

MUSC leadership and key units across the university and health system are meeting daily to assess the situation and are making preparations to protect the health and well-being of the MUSC family and those we care for, and to ensure the continuity of our educational, research, and patient care missions. This page contains answers to some commonly asked questions regarding COVID-19 and how it may affect the university community, as well as resources for additional information. We will update this page regularly as new information becomes available.

This link will take you to the MUSC Health Biweekly Covid 19 report. Updated June 8th 2020. 

The Citadel

It is our aim to begin 2020 Fall Semester on time in August, and in-person. Our first priority throughout this crisis was, and will remain, the health and safety of everyone. Our staff continues studying best practices, and we are learning a lot from the Marines as they stage recruits on campus for observation before shipping to Parris Island for boot camp. Although we are proud to serve this important national security mission, it’s important we set conditions for the return of The South Carolina Corps of Cadets and the in-person experience for which The Citadel is known.

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Charleston Southern University

Charleston Southern University announced that Summer II session will officially continue online per the recommendation of the University Pandemic Task Force. Exceptions to this include the Physician Assistant Program, Doctorate in Leadership Program, and Athletic Training Program—which will meet on campus for the remainder of the summer.

Summer II courses will begin June 29. Currently, CSU plans for an earlier August 19 fall semester start.

“I am confident in the talent and expertise of our faculty and staff who are leading the efforts of our University Pandemic Task Force,” said President Dondi Costin in his letter to the campus community. “I know they will have a solid plan in place for the university in the coming weeks.”

The task force consists of six subcommittees: public health and medical; academics; athletics; student life, dining, and housing; finance, facilities, and supplies; and implementation. Each subcommittee meets weekly and includes members of CSU’s public health and medical faculty to ensure recommendations align with updated guidelines from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (SCDHEC) and the South Carolina Governor’s office.

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