Please standby for our next Hurricane Irma update as we are receiving updated information. Please check back soon.

Campus community,

The following is our hurricane Irma update for September 6, 8 p.m.:

The Citadel continues monitoring Hurricane Irma in partnership with state and coastal county emergency operations officials, who are focused on preparations for a potential coastal evacuation and sheltering requirements, should either become necessary.

Citadel Football Game Venue is Moving

The Citadel's football game against Presbyterian College has been moved to Clinton, S.C. and Bailey Memorial Stadium. Kickoff will be on Saturday (Sept. 9) at noon. Tickets purchased for the game will be honored on Saturday at Presbyterian. Tickets can also be purchased at Bailey Memorial Stadium on the day of the  game.

Ticket holders unable to attend Saturday’s game at Presbyterian can have their ticket redeemed for a ticket of equal or lesser value to the Wofford game (Oct. 14) or the Western Carolina game (Nov. 4). Tickets will be redeemed on a “best available & while supplies last” basis. Fans can also donate their tickets to the Junior Bulldog program, which benefits orphanages and foster families in the Lowcountry.

Bailey Memorial Stadium is located in Clinton, SC on the campus of Presbyterian College. For more information on The Citadel football, follow @CitadelFootball or visit CitadelSports.com.

At this time the following campus activities have been postponed on Friday:

  • The Citadel Memorial Fund Banquet
  • The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet

Our next Hurricane Irma update is scheduled for September 7, 10 a.m.

  • At that time, The Citadel will announce any further cancellations, closures and cadet actions, including potential evacuation, if those actions are necessary.
  • General updates will be provided via email and on the college’s Facebook and Twitter pages, and on the college’s Bulldog Alert homepage.  
  • Any urgent updates will be delivered via the college’s Bulldog Alert system, as well as through the channels listed above.
  • A recorded message will be updated regularly on the DAWG line at (843) 953-3294.

We continue monitoring Hurricane Irma, in partnership with emergency operations officials. We continue to refine our hurricane planning and response actions today, and encourage all cadets, students, faculty, and staff to be vigilant about checking emails and cell phones regularly. We will send out an additional update by 8 p.m. this evening.

  • General updates will be provided via email and on the college’s Facebook and Twitter pages, and on the college’s Bulldog Alert homepage
  • Any urgent updates such as campus closure or evacuation would be delivered via the college’s Bulldog Alert system, as well as though the channels listed above. A recorded message will be updated regularly on the DAWG line at (843) 953-3294.
  • If you are not registered to receive Bulldog Alerts, please sign up on Lesesne Gateway today.

The college has detailed plans for hurricane response, including evacuation procedures if necessary, that include transportation rosters for all cadets.

The college is operating under normal conditions. We are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma, in partnership with emergency operations officials, for any potential impacts to campus and necessary actions that may result. General updates will be provided on the college’s Facebook and Twitter pages, and on the college’s Bulldog Alert homepage.

The college has detailed plans for hurricane response, including evacuation procedures if necessary. At this time the college continues operating under normal conditions. As the situation develops, we will provide updates. Please be vigilant about checking cell phones and email for Bull Dog Alert emergency notifications should they become necessary.

As of Tuesday, Sept. 5, The Citadel is currently operating under normal conditions.

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