Classes Cancelled for Hurricane Irma (Sept. 8-13)

Classes are cancelled at all campuses of Savannah Technical College September 8-13, 2017, in response to Hurricane Irma. The College’s primary concern is the safety of its faculty, staff and students, as they evacuate the area. The College will maintain regular contact with the Chatham Emergency Management Agency to monitor storm impacts and the safe return to the region. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to continue to monitor college email, text alerts, facebook and local media for updates and important information.

College officials will continue to monitor developments with Hurricane Irma and will issue further updates as needed.

Additional information will be available at

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Media Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR 
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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (