Hurricane Michael Update #2 - October 9, 2018

Oct 09, 2018

Due to severe weather predicted with the approach of Hurricane Michael, Claflin University will close on Wednesday, October 10 at 5 p.m. and remain closed through Thursday, October 11. This includes all classes and activities. Claflin University will resume normal business operations and classes on Friday, October 12 at 8 a.m.

On Thursday, October 11, the University Dining Center will operate from 10 a.m. until 1p.m. for brunch and from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. for dinner. Late night dining will be available from 10 p.m. until 12 midnight. Pizza Hut, Jazzman’s Café and the 1869 Club will be closed on Thursday, October 11 and resume normal operations on Friday, October 12.

You are encouraged to follow WIS, WLTX or ABC Columbia for local news reports on the storm. You may also check the National Weather Service for up-to-date alerts on weather-related events at

For general information and updates, please call the Claflin University Information Line at (803) 535-5243 or visit To reach Claflin University’s Public Safety Office, please call (803) 535-5444.

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