Campus Safety Advisory

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Voorhees College Official Statement on Campus Incident

On Friday, November 9, 2018 after a Voorhees College Homecoming event, there was a shooting on the campus. Two young men, were shot; one fatally. Neither of the victims are Voorhees College students. The identity of the shooter has not been determined. South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is investigating the incident. At this time, these are the only facts the College has and we will provide updates as we receive more information. Voorhees College extends its deepest sympathies to the families of the victims. 

The residential side of campus will be on lockdown. Only students, faculty, and staff with proper I.D. and decals will be permitted on the residential side ofcampus. In addition, there are counseling services available for students.

For more information, please contact the Office of Communications at (803) 780-1191 or communications@voorhees.edu.