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Recent Alerts

Learn about situations such as crime alerts, university closings and health or weather advisories that aren’t immediately threatening to life safety but warrant a notification.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus

05/21/2022 4:29 pm

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus


Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus

05/21/2022 2:16 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus


Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus

05/06/2022 6:01 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus


Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus

05/01/2022 9:45 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus


UPDATE to Crime Alert: After a thorough canvas, the suspects are not believed to be in the area.

04/22/2022 11:32 pm

UPDATE to Crime Alert: After a thorough canvas, the suspects are not believed to be in the area. This incident is being investigated by the USC Police Department and Columbia Police Department. Members of the Carolina Community with information are encouraged to contact the USC Police Department at 777-4215. Safety Tips: USC offers the free RAVE Guardian Safety App which turns any cell phone into a personalized protection network, connecting with University Police during an emergency and giving them important information they need instantly. The University has and encourages the use of several available shuttle services for transportation to and around campus such as the Evening Shuttle, Late Night Shuttle, APO, and others. Have a plan before going out. Make sure your friends know not to leave you alone or let you leave anywhere with someone other than the friends you came with. Stay in a group as much as possible. Be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts. If a place or situation doesn't feel right, it probably isn't. Check https://sc.edu/carolinaalert for information.


CRIME ALERT

04/22/2022 11:31 pm

CRIME ALERT An armed robbery occurred around Russell House and Senate Plaza. Three males wearing ski masks. Suspect Description: 3 males wearing ski masks 1. Wearing all black with ski mask 2. Camo cargo with ski mask 3. Orange/Red hoodie with ski mask This incident is being investigated by the USC Police Department and Columbia Police Department. Members of the Carolina Community with information are encouraged to contact the USC Police Department at 777-4215. Safety Tips: USC offers the free RAVE Guardian Safety App which turns any cell phone into a personalized protection network, connecting with University Police during an emergency and giving them important information they need instantly. The University has and encourages the use of several available shuttle services for transportation to and around campus such as the Evening Shuttle, Late Night Shuttle, APO, and others. Have a plan before going out. Make sure your friends know not to leave you alone or let you leave anywhere with someone other than the friends you came with. Stay in a group as much as possible. Be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts. If a place or situation doesn't feel right, it probably isn't. Check https://sc.edu/carolinaalert for information.


FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus

04/05/2022 9:11 pm

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus


The tornado warning for Columbia Campus has expired. Please monitor www.sc.edu/CarolinaAlert and local media for more information.

04/05/2022 6:34 pm

The tornado warning for Columbia Campus has expired. Please monitor www.sc.edu/CarolinaAlert and local media for more information.


A TORNADO WARNING has been issued for Columbia campus. Seek safe shelter immediately. Check https://sc.edu/carolinaalert for more info.

04/05/2022 6:14 pm

A TORNADO WARNING has been issued for Columbia campus. Seek safe shelter immediately. Check https://sc.edu/carolinaalert for more info.


FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus

04/05/2022 6:14 pm

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus



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