University of South Carolina closing due to Hurricane Matthew

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The University of South Carolina will be closed Wednesday due to Hurricane Matthew.

The campus anticipates closing on Thursday and Friday as well.

The University said only essential personnel should report to campus Wednesday. It is expected that only essential personnel will report on Thursday, and Friday.

A decision regarding Saturday's football game against the University of Georgia will be made later this week in consultation with state and local officials, according to the University.

The University of South Carolina is encouraging students, faculty and staff to stay at home and stay off the roads as the evacuation of the state’s coastal region proceeds. Always obey all emergency personnel, signs, etc.