Hurricane Florence Information
Since GSSM has returned to normal operations, no further updates will be posted to this page.
Updates to GSSM's closure and re-opening will be posted to this page. An announcement regarding re-opening will be made on Saturday at noon.
Beginning Friday evening, major announcements affecting the restart of school will be sent to families here, and via email and phone (via the school's emergency alert system).
September 18, 2018
Students are back on campus and classes have resumed for a normal Tuesday schedule.
The City of Hartsville reports significant localized flooding in the Prestwood Lake and Black Creek area. The flood zones are about a mile away and 40 feet below the school's elevation, so it will not impact the campus.
September 17, 2018
The residence halls are open. Students unable to return to campus by 7pm today should call the RLC duty phone (843 858-1603) to let us know. Faculty and staff who are not able to report to work today should make arrangements with their supervisor. Nobody should attempt to travel to campus unless conditions are safe. Dining services will resume at lunch today.
September 16, 2018
The residence halls will re-open Monday, 9/17/18, at 9:00am. Students should return to campus by 7:00pm if conditions allow safe travel. Classes will resume Tuesday morning. Students unable to return by 7pm Monday should call the RLC duty phone (843 858-1603) to make alternate arrangements. For more details, see Dr. Flores' letter sent to parents this afternoon.
September 14, 2018
The school will be closed until further notice. The previously scheduled Saturday noon announcement has been moved to Sunday evening or Monday morning.
September 12, 2018
Campus is closing at noon for the rest of the week. The security desk will remain available for urgent matters: 843 992-0377
September 11, 2018
The residence halls closed are closed until further notice.
September 10, 2018
Due to lane reversals in coastal evacuation zones beginning tomorrow at noon, Dr. Flores cancelled classes on Tuesday. Families may pick up their students tonight. All students should be picked up by 6pm tomorrow.
Today, Dr. Flores announced that GSSM will cancel Wednesday classes. Tuesday classes will follow a regular schedule and students may return home after their last commitment that day or before noon on Wednesday.
An announcement about re-opening will be made at noon on Saturday. Post-storm announcements will be made via email to the GSSM Family email list, this web page, and the GSSM emergency alert system.