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CSU employee tests negative for COVID-19

Charleston Southern University received notification today that the CSU employee tested for COVID-19 two weeks ago has tested negative for the virus. “We praise God for this good news for our valued teammate and continue to pray for a swift end to this virus and its effects,” President Dondi Costin said. At this time, there […]

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CSU offers board rebate to residential students

Charleston Southern University announced early Monday to its campus community that all currently registered residential students will receive a prorated board rebate for the spring 2020 semester. The credit will be calculated based on actual food service costs eliminated from the date the student vacated the residence hall—in most cases, Monday, March 16, 2020. Credits […]

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CSU creates COVID-19 student emergency care fund

Charleston Southern University has established a COVID-19 Student Emergency Care Fund for students who would benefit from additional financial assistance during this disruptive time. This fund will be used for students who demonstrate financial needs for food, housing, medicine, travel, education-related expenses, including scholarship support and other needs the Student Care Committee deems appropriate. Personnel […]

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COVID-19 response FAQs | April 1

Charleston Southern announced last week its decision to extend online instruction through the remainder of the spring 2020 semester in a proactive response to the COVID-19 threat. The campus will be closed to students during this time. Please see the following FAQs for additional information.

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Adapting to virtual campus life

Since going completely online last Monday, Charleston Southern University has worked tirelessly to make sure students retain as much of a college experience as they possibly can while keeping safety a top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, students can now access various student services from the comfort of their own homes. The following is a […]

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Finish strong for spring semester

Keeping your mind on your studies is always hard after midterms and Spring Break. Add in the sudden switch to online classes, and the constant news stories about COVID-19 and the flu, and it’s easy to see how you might be tempted to try to slide until the end of the semester. Whether you are […]

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Hunter Center closed until Monday, March 30

In an email sent to the campus community this evening, President Dondi Costin announced that the Hunter Center will close through the remainder of the week due to an employee’s potential exposure to COVID-19 off campus. Costin said: “CSU family, This timely warning is being sent to alert our community because we learned this afternoon that a […]

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CSU to finish spring semester online

After much prayerful consideration regarding the COVID-19 pandemic’s apparent course over the next few weeks, Charleston Southern University has decided to finish the spring semester online. Consistent with accreditation mandates, faculty are modifying certain experiential learning requirements when necessary, including those for student teachers and nursing students. “We know our traditional students will be deeply […]

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Latest response to COVID-19 | March 20

On Monday afternoon, March 23, CSU will release a statement regarding plans for the remainder of this semester. That statement will be made following a Monday meeting with other private universities in our state. Please monitor campuswide emails, text message alerts, BucNation app, the CSU website and social media for the latest, accurate information.  Due to the rapidly changing situation, students should not make irrevocable travel commitments at this time. At this point, any resumption […]

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CSU campus closing to students Wednesday; will continue online instruction | March 15

This afternoon South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced an executive order that all public schools will close through the end of March. He strongly encouraged private schools and daycare facilities to follow suit. In an effort to flatten the curve of coronavirus cases in the state of South Carolina, CSU will close its campus to […]

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