CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – With mandatory evacuation orders in place across coastal South Carolina, many schools, businesses and clinics are announcing closings.

The list below will be updated as new closings are announced.


Schools and Colleges

All public schools, including Charleston, Berkeley, Colleton, Dorchester Districts 2 & 4, and Georgetown County Schools, will be closed through Friday.

Charleston Southern University classes canceled Monday until further notice

MUSC classes are canceled and the University is closed until further notice.

Discovery School in N.Charleston will be closed starting September 3rd until further notice.

College of Charleston is canceling all classes and College events until further notice

All Trident Technical College campuses and sites will be closed until further notice. 

The Citadel campus activities are canceled until further notice. The Corps will be released after their last duty September 2, which will be no later than noon.

Charleston School of Law is closed for the rest of the week. Classes will resume Monday, September 9.

Morris College will cancel classes through Wednesday.

University School of the Lowcountry – closed until further notice

Greater Goodwill CDC Mt. pleasant is closed through Thursday.

Pinewood will suspend operations beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3.

South Carolina State University has announced that classes will be canceled Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4, 2019

First Baptist School of Charleston Downtown and James Island Campuses will be closed beginning Tuesday until further notice.

Clemson University classes and all university-sponsored activities in the Charleston area have been canceled until further notice.

SC Works Trident Centers will be closed until further notice.

Trident Academy of Mount Pleasant will be closed Tuesday and until further notice.

Christ Church Day School is closed Tuesday until further notice.

Hospitals, clinics and health facilities

Southeastern Institute will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 3, and Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.

Aging Gracefully, Senior Care Services as well as Graceful Embrace, Developmental Day Program will be closed Tuesday, September 3rd until Thursday, September 5th.

Charleston GI Specialists, Charleston Endoscopy Center, Summerville Endoscopy Center are closed until evacuation order is lifted.

Private Therapy Services is closed until Monday, September 9.

Equilibrium Endocrinology and Diabetes center will be closed 9/3 and will reopen 9/9

Palmetto Pediatrics will be open Monday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. for sick children. Then closed until further notice. Please watch the Facebook page for updates.

Businesses, organizations and services

Charleston City Market will be closed Monday and remain closed until the evacuation order is lifted.

Boeing South Carolina is closed until further notice.

Lowcountry Food Bank Charleston and Yemassee locations are closed Wednesday and Thursday.

Charleston Water System is now closed and will remain closed through the conclusion of the storm threat (TBD.)

North Charleston Housing Authority will be closed Tuesday, September 3, 2019 until further notice.

Seacoast Church has decided to close offices and cancel events at South Carolina coastal campuses.

The Gibbes Museum will be closed until further notice.

Middleton Place will close at 1pm Monday until further notice.

Social Security offices will close effective September 3, 2019, and will remain closed until the evacuation order is lifted.

Trident Literacy Association – all sites – will be closed until further notice.

Northwoods Mall will not open on Monday, September 2, and will remain closed until further notice. 

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Charleston office, located at 1821 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Berkeley Industries is closed to the public until further notice beginning September 3, 2019.

Administrative offices of the Disabilities Board of Charleston County will be closed Tuesday September 2, 2019 until further notice.

Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry will be closed until further notice.

All Charleston-area National Park Service sites closed until further notice

Christ Church, Mt Pleasant – Wednesday 11am service has been canceled

Charleston County Parks will be closed until after Hurricane Dorian has passed and conditions have been reviewed to ensure staff and visitor safety. 

Lowcountry Regional EMS Council Administrative Offices – until further notice

TriCounty Link, the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester region’s rural public transit agency, will suspend operations beginning Sept. 2.

Cancelled Events

Charleston RiverDogs will cancel the final home game of the 2019 season scheduled for 2 p.m. on Monday, September 2.