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Latest Updates - Hurricane Ian

Out of an abundance of caution and concern for the safety of the campus community, Savannah State University will move all classes online beginning Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. through Friday, Sept. 30. Administrative offices will also be closed. Access to Savannah State University's campus will be limited to residential students and essential personnel only from Thursday, Sept. 29 through Saturday, Oct. 1.

In addition, "The Early Years: Phillip Hampton” art exhibit opening reception scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2 has also been canceled.

The SAT Oct. 1 Test Administration at Savannah State University is also canceled. For further updates and information, contact College Board at 1-866-630-9305.

For athletics updates, visit

Normal operations will resume on Monday, Oct. 3. University officials and the Department of Public Safety continue to monitor the storm and remain in contact with the Chatham County Emergency Management Authority for guidance.

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to monitor updates and hurricane preparedness tips here. In the event the website becomes unavailable because of power outages, announcements will be posted on the university’s official social media channels.

Hurricane Preparedness 

The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is June 1 - November 30. Now is the time to prepare in case it becomes necessary to evacuate ahead of a storm. Consider these questions as you make ready yourself and your loved ones: Is your vehicle fueled up? Is your generator ready to go? Do you have enough food to last a couple of days?

Hurricane Preparedness Tips:


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Other Helpful Resources:
American Red Cross
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Weather Service
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Public Safety

In the event of an emergency, contact the Department of Public Safety at 912-358-3004 or dial 911.