Coastal Georgia Schools Close Ahead Of Hurricane Dorian

Sep 1, 2019

Schools along the Georgia coast have begun to announce closures as Hurricane Dorian approaches. The storm is expected to move north along the coast, and Georgia could begin experiencing tropical storm-force winds Tuesday.

The Savannah-Chatham County and Camden County school districts will both be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Glynn County schools will be closed through Thursday.

The College of Coastal Georgia is closing residence halls beginning at 3 p.m. Monday and canceling classes through Wednesday.

Savannah State University is closing student housing beginning Monday at 6 p.m. No classes will be held on campus Tuesday, but classes will continue with "alternative delivery teaching methods."

Georgia Southern University will close all three of its campuses in Statesboro, Savannah and Hinesville. Classes are canceled Tuesday and Wednesday, and the school is clearing all campuses by 5 p.m. Tuesday.

SCAD classes are not in session, and the school has pushed back the start of its fall quarter. Orientation, move-in and classes are postponed until at least next week.