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

Former Students

Once a member of the Claflin family, always a member of the Claflin family. We look forward to having you back.

If you attended Claflin University but have been out of school one semester or more (excluding summer school) for any reason, and you wish to be readmitted, you will need to submit a re-admission application at least one month prior to the beginning of the term you plan to enter. Also, be sure to request official transcripts from any other institution in which you were enrolled since attending Claflin; these transcripts should be sent to the Claflin Office of Admissions.

How to Apply

1. Complete the Re-Admissions Application

The re-admissions application is provided by the Office of Admissions and Records, and should be returned to that office when completed.

2. Submit Your Application

Claflin University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Mr. Michael Zeigler
Director of Admissions
Transfer Counselor/Recruiter

Contact Us

If you have any questions or need assistance regarding your Re-Admissions Application Status, please email us or call 803-535-5551.

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