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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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1. Summary: Public Institutions' Responses to COVID-19

2. Summary: Independent Institutions' Responses to COVID-19  

3.  Spring 2020 Emergency Exemptions for Educator Preparation (March 24, 2020)

4.  South Carolina School Buses Wi-Fi Location Map

The following are links to college/university information for students and families about COVID-19. We will provide daily updates as we receive more information from federal and state agencies and the institutions.
*Last updated: 3/20/20*




S.C. Public Colleges:
Clemson University
The Citadel
Coastal Carolina University
College of Charleston
Francis Marion University
Lander University
Medical University of South Carolina
South Carolina State University
University of South Carolina Aiken
University of South Carolina Beaufort
University of South Carolina Columbia
University of South Carolina Lancaster
University of South Carolina Salkehatchie
University of South Carolina Sumter
University of South Carolina Union
University of South Carolina Upstate
Winthrop University
S.C. Independent Colleges:
Allen University
Anderson University
Benedict College
Charleston Southern University
Claflin University
Coker University
Columbia College
Columbia International University
Converse College
Erskine College
Furman University
Limestone College
Lutheran Theological Seminary
Morris College
Newberry College
North Greenville University
Presbyterian College
Southern Wesleyan University
Spartanburg Methodist College
Voorhees College
Wofford College
S.C. Technical Colleges:
Aiken Technical College
Central Carolina Technical College
Denmark Technical College
Florence-Darlington Technical College
Greenville Technical College
Horry Georgetown Technical College
Midlands Technical College
Northeastern Technical College
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
Piedmont Technical College
Spartanburg Community College
Technical College of the Lowcountry
Tri-County Technical College
Trident Technical College
Williamsburg Technical College
York Technical College




Health Resources:
*MUSC - Virtual Care*
SC Department of Health and Environmental Control
CDC - Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities
with Local COVID-19 Transmission
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC - Travelers' Health
World Health Organization - Make a Plan
Higher Education Resources:
DHEC - College and University Recommendations
American College Health Association
ACHA - Emergency Planning Guidelines
CDC - Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education (IHE)
AASCU - Resources for State Colleges and Universities
Federal Student Aid - Guidance for interruptions of study related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
NACUBO - Coronavirus Resources for Colleges
The Chronicle of Higher Education
SC Educator Preparation Guidelines: Standards, Policies and Procedures/Emergency Provisions for Student Teacher Requirements
U.S. Department of Education - Email the Dept. of Ed.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Main Page
Letter: Coronavirus and SACSCOC
SACSCOC Policy and Procedures: Emergency Temporary Relocation of Instruction
AmeriCorps & Senior Corps
Veterans and Covered Individuals - Education Benefits:
VA preparing guidance for schools that change training modality due to COVID-19
School Closure or Change in Modality due to COVID-19
VA Education Benefits Change to Distance Learning:
Senate Bill 3503 has passed the House of Representatives on March 19, 2020 (headed to the President’s Desk for signature)