Alex Vairsco

Alex Vairsco


12 September 2018, 8:12 pm


Wednesday/12 Sept. 2018 8:00 PM

St. Andrews University continues to prepare for the hurricane/storm arrival:


  • 1.  Scotland County has instituted a curfew beginning tomorrow. The curfew will be enforced from 7 P.M. to 7 A.M.  

    The county has been notified that essential University operations will be ongoing.  Staff members reporting for or leaving work during the curfew hours should have a St. Andrews Parking decal on their vehicle and a St. Andrews employee ID card.  Please come to security on Thursday to obtain these items.  You’ll also be able to get a windshield placard identifying you as a St. Andrews employee. 


    The curfew does not take effect until 7 P.M. Thursday.



     2. If power is interrupted for an extended period, the university’s primary phone number will not work nor accessibility to our website or email.  If you cannot reach your son or daughter, please call the emergency campus number that will function as long as there is cellular coverage.  Security should be able to answer most questions and/or find the student to relay information.  That number is 910.280.2895.

     However, additional information about St. Andrews in the event of a power outage and storm information will be shared with Webber International University and posted on their website at  This will only happen if St. Andrews cannot post updates on our website at and social media sites. 




12 September 2018, 9:50 am


Wednesday/12 Sept. 2018 

St. Andrews University continues to prepare for the hurricane/storm arrival:


  • Classes are suspended until Monday, Sept. 17, but the campus and residence buildings remain open and staffed with resident directors;  students will be accounted for as they leave or stay.  Meals will continue as regularly planned.


  • Physical Plant has made preparations to secure campus buildings in the event of heavy rain. 


  • Food Services has received extra deliveries of non-perishable food and water. 


  • Staff members have met with local authorities who have pledged support and assistance if needed. 


  • Athletic events have been cancelled EXCEPT football.  Football will leave campus a day earlier than planned. The game will be played Friday instead of Saturday afternoon in Georgetown, Ky. 


  • Residence Life Staff and Campus Safety officers are on duty and available to assist students. 


  • Dean of Students Dr. Verhey has announced that alumni have offered assistance and accommodations if students not leaving the campus would like to be their guests.  Contact him at 910.277.5145.


Updates will be available on our website and social media accounts as they develop or change.