Hurricane Ian Update
September 28, 2022 Claflin Family: At approximately 4:10 p.m., South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for South Carolina. As the safety of our students, faculty and staff is a major priority, Claflin University will close and classes will be canceled on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 12 p.m. Classes for Friday, September 30, 2022, will be held virtually. Students are encouraged to check Moodle for instructions from professors. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to seek safety away from the predicted affected (coastal) areas. Residential students who live in South Carolina or within a 4-hour radius are strongly encouraged to leave campus. However, residential students who are unable to leave campus must register with the Office of Residential Life no later than Thursday, September 29, at 10 a.m. by clicking here. The Office of Residential Life will be on-call to answer questions in case of emergencies at (803) 258-8981. The University Dining Center will operate on the following schedule: Thursday: Normal operations. No late night dining. Friday: Brunch (9 a.m. until 1 p.m.); Dinner (5 to 7 p.m.) Saturday & Sunday: Brunch (10 a.m. until 1 p.m.); Dinner (5 to 7 p.m.) * Meals will be take-out on Friday through Sunday. Pizza Hut and Starbucks will be closed. If conditions become worse (power outages, flooding, downed trees, etc.), the University will implement its emergency protocol and provide shelter and meals in the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex (located on the campus of Claflin University). You are encouraged to visit the University’s website, where updates will be posted regarding University operations. Updates also will be posted through Panther Alerts (text messages), Panther X, and email. For general information and updates, please call the University’s Information Line at (803) 535-5243. In case of on-campus emergencies, please call Claflin University Public Safety at (803) 535-5444. You may also check the National Weather Service for up-to-date alerts at

Upswing Tutoring Program

The Academic Success Center (ASC) provides tutoring to all undergraduate students. There is no charge for our services.

Help is just a touch away! As we navigate the challenges of our current public health environment, our tutoring services are offered on line via Upswing.  Follow the instructions below to gain access to tutors readily available to assist. 

Whether you need help with study skills or course content (see a list of courses we tutor), our peer tutors will be glad to assist.


Scheduled by Appointment via Upswing

Upswing Logging (3)


  • African American Heritage
  • Biology
  • Chemistry 101
  • General Chemistry 121& 122
  • Calculus I & II
  • Computer Science
  • Math 111 & 112
  • Math 200
  • Politics & Justice Studies 201 & 202
  • Sociology 201
  • Spanish 101 & 102
  • Additional Assistance with Time Management and Study Skills
The Academic Success Center
Corson Hall, Suite 106
Fax: 803-535-5607
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