Hurricane Irma FAQ

Has CCGA made a decision to cancel classes due to Hurricane Irma?
Yes. The safety of our students, faculty, and staff is our first priority at the College of Coastal Georgia. With the approaching hurricane expected to make landfall in Southeast Georgia sometime Sunday morning, the College is cancelling all classes beginning at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept.7 with the Brunswick campus and Camden Center closing at 6:00 p.m. that same day. The College will remain closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Are residential students being evacuated?
Yes. In order to ensure the safety of our student population, all residential students must evacuate the Brunswick campus and Camden Center by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7. At. this time, all resident halls and campus dining facilities will be closed. Detailed instructions for students being evacuated are being sent to all residential students through text messaging, email, web communications, social media, and the direct guidance of Resident Assistants and Residence Hall Directors.

Where are evacuated students going?
Residential students are being urged to make their own travel arrangements and to relocate to the homes of family or friends in safe areas outside of the hurricane’s path.

What about residential students without a place to go?
The College is providing transportation to another institution in the University System of Georgia for residential in need of alternate housing. Students will be notified of their respective housing locations in advance of departure from the College.

How long will the College remain closed?
We will continue to regularly communicate with local and state agencies and will monitor weather services prior to making a decision about reopening the College. Be sure to monitor the College of Coastal Georgia website at www.ccga.edu for updated information.

Where/how can I get up-to-date information?
Students, faculty members, and staff members will receive text or email messages related to campus reopening and the resumption of classes. Go to www.ccga.edu for up-to-date information.

I’m a member of the media; who can I contact for more detailed information?
Please contact Kevin Salaway, Vice President for Advancement, at ksalaway@ccga.edu or 912-279-5704 (office) or 570-760-9441 (mobile).

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