Due to anticipated inclement weather associated with Hurricane/Tropical Storm Ian, the Limestone University campus in Gaffney will be closed on Friday, Sept. 30, and it will be an E-Learning Day for students.
The University will offer classes through its virtual learning platform, Canvas. There will be no in-person classes. Students are expected to log-in to Canvas to receive instruction from their professors.
Friday’s closure will not impact games or other activities scheduled for today, Thursday, Sept. 29.
Essential campus operations like food service, housing, Campus Police, and virtual academic support services will continue throughout the closure. Essential staff members are required to report to campus. Employees should check with their respective supervisors for additional details.
Normal operating hours will resume on Monday, October 3. Any updates will be announced through the Limestone Emergency Alert System (text, email, phone call), social media, and the University’s website.
Due to the potential for icy road conditions forming overnight, Limestone University will operate on a 2-hour delay on Wednesday, January 19.
Classes and normal operations will resume at 10 a.m.
On-campus in-person classes scheduled earlier than 10 a.m. will not meet.
On-campus, in-person classes scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. or later will be held as scheduled.
All Limestone University offices will open at 10 a.m.
Please navigate the campus carefully as the snow and ice continues to melt.
Due to possible hazardous road conditions, Tuesday, January 18, will be an E-Learning day for Limestone University students. There will be no face-to-face classes on campus. Those students with Tuesday classes must log-in with the Halo Student Portal to check for assignments and messages from their professors.
The campus in Gaffney will be closed on Tuesday for non-essential personnel. Staff members with questions should contact their immediate supervisors. Student-athletes with questions should contact their coaches. Limestone University officials continue to monitor the road conditions in order to make a decision regarding Wednesday's schedule. Please check your campus email and monitor Limestone's official social media pages for updates. Thank you.
Tornado WARNING was just issued for Cherokee County, including Limestone University area. WARNING means tornado sighted in the area. Shelter in place. Do not move about campus. We will provide updates as available.
We will update this alert and issue an email alert if that changes to WARNING.
Tornadoes are possible within and around the watch area. The watch area is typically large, covering numerous counties or even states. Watches are usually issued well in advance of the actual severe weather threat by the Storm Prediction Center with local input from the National Weather Service (NWS).
A tornado has been reported by spotters or indicated by radar. Warnings indicate imminent danger to life and property. Warnings typically encompass a much smaller area (around the size of a city or small county) that may be impacted by a large hail or damaging wind identified by an NWS forecaster on radar or by a trained spotter/law enforcement who is watching the storm.
A tornado WARNING has been issued for parts of Cherokee County, including the area surrounding Limestone University, until 1:15 p.m. A tornado WARNING is issued when a tornado funnel has been sighted or indicated by weather radar. Please take shelter immediately and do not navigate campus until the tornado warning has expired.
The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WARNING for Cherokee County and the area surrounding Limestone University. Please take shelter immediately. A tornado warning means that either a tornado has been spotted in the area or that radar has picked one up. Please do not move about campus until the Tornado Warning has expired.
March 18, 2:40 PM: The National Weather Service just issued a TORNADO WARNING for Gaffney. Take shelter immediately in and around the Limestone campus. A tornado warning means that a tornado has been spotted, or that Doppler radar shows a thunderstorm circulation which can spawn a tornado.
Due to the threat of severe weather on Thursday, March 18, Limestone University is adjusting its on-campus schedule in Gaffney. Thursday will be an E-Learning Day for students. Faculty and staff will work from home. Please check campus email for more details.
The main phone number to reach Campus Safety will be down tonight from 10:00 p.m. until midnight due to IT making necessary updates. If anyone needs to contact Campus Safety during this time, please call (864) 649-0872.