COVID-19 Coronavirus 2019

The College of Charleston continues to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for its ongoing and potential impacts on our university community, especially our students studying abroad. The health and safety of our university community is our top priority, and we are taking appropriate actions to support our students in the United States and overseas.

As a university, we have an obligation to promote public health and safety, while also helping our students reach their academic goals.

Based on the most recent developments of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in an effort to slow down its transmission and protect our campus community, here are some of the steps the College of Charleston will be taking:

All events on campus are canceled, regardless of size, through May 15. Based on guidance issued by the White House to not gather in groups of more than 10 people, all events on the College’s campus, regardless of size, are canceled through May 15. These restrictions include events at the College that are not College-sponsored, including conferences and social gatherings.

Online and remote instruction has been extended through the remainder of the spring semester and final exam period.

Additional Resources

Undergraduate Admissions Information

  • In-person campus visits will not be held from Monday, March 16 – Monday, April 6. Virtual tours, phone calls, and other alternative means will be available.
  • Further information regarding rescheduled events and alternative visit methods will be posted on the Admissions website.
  • Visit the Virtual Visitor Center

Graduate Admissions Information

Visit the Graduate School COVID-19 webpage for the latest information and details.

School of Professional Study Information

Visit the School of Professional Studies COVID-19 webpage for the latest information and details.

For Questions

Virtual Town Halls

Staff - March 24, 2020

Faculty - March 24, 2020

Students - March 24, 2020

Parents / Families - March 25, 2020

Latest Developments

Message from the President: Update on Refunds Related to Campus Housing, Parking and Meal Plan Fees
Posted on 1 April 2020 | 12:56 pm
President Andrew Hsu sent the following message to students and families on April 1, 2020: Dear Students and Families: Thank you for your patience as the College of Charleston has developed the process by which we will refund students for charges related to on-campus housing, parking and meal plan fees. I am pleased to announce… Read More »
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Maymester and Summer Classes to be Held Online
Posted on 31 March 2020 | 8:55 am
The following message was sent to students on Monday, March 30, 2020: Dear Students, By directive of President Hsu, all Summer School classes, including Maymester, will be held online this summer. Hence I have asked all department chairs and program directors to close their face-to-face summer sections for additional enrollment at this juncture. This means… Read More »
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