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Winter Storm Warning - UofSC Columbia Campus

01/24/2022 9:25 am

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the University of South Carolina, Columbia Campus, until Saturday, January 22, 2022 7:00am. A winter storm with heavy amounts of snow and/or ice/freezing rain is occurring or imminent within the next 12-24 hours. Preparedness information can be found at Carolina Alert – Winter Weather


UofSC Columbia campus to close Friday, January 21, 2022

01/24/2022 9:25 am

UofSC Columbia campus to close Friday, Jan. 21 Due to expected inclement weather, including possible ice accumulation on roadways, the University of South Carolina’s Columbia campus will be closed on Friday, Jan. 21. This includes all university offices. All in-person classes scheduled on Friday will be canceled and remote classes may be rescheduled. As a state agency, the university follows the delay and closing determinations of Richland County government. Please exercise caution when traveling Friday and early Saturday, as road conditions may be hazardous. Note: Essential campus operations like food service, housing and health services will continue. Essential employees are required to report to campus and employees who telecommute should continue to work remotely during the closure. Please check with your supervisor for additional details. The safety of our campus community is a primary concern of the university, so please be sure to monitor sc.edu/weather, social media and Carolina Alert for updates.


Road closures due to public safety incident at Assembly & Heyward Street. Please avoid the area and obey officials.

01/12/2022 6:20 pm

Road closures due to public safety incident at Assembly & Heyward Street. Please avoid the area and obey officials.


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