Category Archives: General News

Parking Information for Move-Out from Residence Halls

Parking Information for Move-Out from Residence Halls  The College of Charleston’s offices of Residence Life, Public Safety, New Student Programs, and Parking Services have partnered together so that we can provide convenient parking for the families of students moving out of residence halls for the summer. Be advised that any street parking other than metered […]

National Campus Safety Awareness Month Week 4

We are now in our fourth week of National Campus Safety Awareness Month. We have enjoyed working with our campus partners to raise awareness on a wide variety of health and safety issues. For the fourth week of Campus Safety Awareness Month, we hope that you will be able to attend the following events: September […]

National Campus Safety Awareness Month Week 3

We are now in our third week of National Campus Safety Awareness Month. We have enjoyed working with our campus partners to raise awareness on a wide variety of health and safety issues. This week also marks the start of National Hazing Prevention Week. NHPW is an opportunity for campuses, schools, communities, organizations, and individuals […]

National Campus Safety Awareness Month Week 2

We are now in our second week of National Campus Safety Awareness Month. Thank you to everyone who joined us for our events last week. We had a great turn out from the campus community. Pictures and videos from this event, and the others to come, can be found on the Public Safety Department’s social […]

National Campus Safety Awareness Month (week 1)

The Department of Public Safety, in partnership with Residence Life, Student Life, Counseling and Substance Abuse, Victim Services, Emergency Management, Community Relations, and the Office of the Dean of Students, is proud to sponsor National Campus Safety Awareness Month throughout the month of September.  This month long campaign is intended to raise awareness of particular […]

Moped Theft Prevention

The following information on preventing moped theft was recently released from the Charleston Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit: Mopeds are being stolen at an alarming pace in the low-country. Here are some tips to prevent you from becoming the next victim.     Hide or disguise it. The less your moped/scooter is seen, the less […]

Fireworks Ordinances and Safety Tips

Happy Fourth of July! The Department of Public Safety would like to remind everyone to celebrate the holiday safely and responsibly.  If you are planning on observing Independence Day with fireworks, please take a moment to review the City of Charleston Ordinances and safety tips below. City of Charleston Ordinances Sec. 13-191. – Possession, sale, discharge; sparklers excepted […]

Unlikely Residents on CofC Campus

Students and faculty members were in for quite the shock as they attempted to attend their summer classes last week. As they approached the Bell Building, they were greeted by an unlikely guest…. Early last Wednesday morning, just before dawn, night shift officers were conducting their regular patrols through campus. Summer is generally considered a quiet time on […]

Important Information Regarding the Bridge Run

Dear College of Charleston Students, Faculty, and Staff: The 39th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run and Walk is less than two weeks away.   I want to send you the Race details as they relate to traffic in downtown Charleston.  The Race is on Saturday, April 2, beginning at 7:15 AM with the Bridge Run Parade, […]

Campus Safety Walk

The Department of Public Safety will be hosting our annual Campus Safety Walk on November 5, 2015 at 6 pm in the Stern Center Lobby. Participants will walk the campus with a Public Safety Officer and identify any areas of concern. This can range from inadequate lighting, lack of emergency call boxes, overgrown shrubbery, etc. […]