Clemson University announced today Upstate locations including main campus, CU-ICAR, GreenvilleONE, CUBEInC in Patewood and the Innovation Campus and Technology Park in Anderson will be closed Sunday, January 16 due to winter weather anticipated to hit the area late Saturday night into Sunday.
Campus will be closed in accordance with the Emergency Closing Policy, and using the Emergency Closing Procedure.
The latest National Weather Service forecast for the Upstate predicts accumulating snowfall likely to begin late Saturday evening, shifting to a mixture of rain, snow, sleet, and potentially freezing rain. The current projections include travel on roadways and sidewalks being hazardous, and potential power outages. Plan to stay off the roads as much as possible and be sure to prepare your family, home, and vehicles before the storm arrives this evening. Detailed tips on what to do before, during and after a storm are available on SC Emergency Management Division’s Severe Winter Weather Guide. Stay alert to changing conditions and seek shelter if the weather turns threatening.
COVID-19 Testing, Cooper Library and Fike Recreation Center will be closed on Sunday. Other closures and adjusted hours can be found through the resources listed below.
Please report any on-campus power outages to CUPD at 864-656-2222.
Clemson University has several ways to communicate with you about weather and impacts on classes and operations:
- Campus warning sirens alert you to dangerous weather or lightning.
- CU Safe Alert text messages and Alertus desktop messages.
- Clemson Safety on Twitter and Facebook.
- Special OUR Clemson email and OUR Clemson Twitter and Instagram accounts.
- CU Alerts page.
- Clemson University homepage.
- Local television and radio media.
For updates on the storm and emergency planning information, visit the South Carolina Emergency Management Division webpage.
To find updates on specific University events and openings, follow the Twitter accounts below:
Athletics – @ClemsonTigers
Campus Recreation – @CU_Rec
Dining Services – @ClemsonDining
Facilities – @Facilities_CU
Library – @ClemsonLibrary
Parking and Transportation Services – @Clemson_Parking
Public Safety – @ClemsonSafety
Student Health Services – @HealthyCampus
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