Policy Manual



Table of Contents

Policy #:


Authorized by:

Dean of the University 3/20/2000

Approved by:

Dean of the University 3/23/2000

Section I - Dean of the University

DEAN100 Introduction
DEAN101 Table of Contents
DEAN102 Organizational Chart
DEAN103 Fund Raising
DEAN104 Selection of Division Chairs
DEAN105 Alcoholic Beverage Policy
DEAN106 Policy Formulation and Review
DEAN107 Foundation-Funded Faculty & Staff Professional Development
DEAN108 Outside Professional Activities
DEAN109 Institutional Committees

Section II - Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

ACAD100 Faculty Recruitment
ACAD100A One-Year Term Appointments
ACAD101 Travel Expenses for Prospective Faculty Employees
ACAD101A Relocation Expenses for New Faculty Employees
ACAD102 Annual Evaluation of Faculty
ACAD103 Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness
ACAD104 Faculty Grievance Procedure
ACAD105A Regular Sabbatical
ACAD106 Summer School Compensation Policy
ACAD107 Faculty Workload Policy
ACAD108 Criteria for Promotion
ACAD109 Academic Promotion and Tenure Procedural Guidelines
ACAD110 Faculty Peer Review Process
ACAD111 Faculty Organization
ACAD112 Team Teaching
ACAD113 Peer and Post-Tenure Review
ACAD200 Academic Regulations
ACAD201 Academic Instruction - Syllabi and Final Examinations
ACAD202 Absence from Class
ACAD203 Transfer Credit Summaries
ACAD205 Printing & Distribution of Study Guides, etc.
ACAD300 Special Faculty
ACAD302 Above Load Teaching by Staff
ACAD303 Unsolicited Requests & Inquiries for Teaching Positions
ACAD304 Assistance by Computer Lab Personnel
ACAD400 Outside and Dual Employment
ACAD501 Room Utilization
ACAD502 Office Space Assignment
ACAD600 Enrollment Process for Special Undergraduate Contract Courses
ACAD700 Administrative Deadlines
ACAD800 Ethics Committee
ACAD900 Commencement Dress Code

Section III - Associate Dean for Administrative and Financial Services

ADMN100 Scheduling the Use of University Facilities
ADMN101 Guidelines for Use of Offices and Classrooms
ADMN102 Official Travel
ADMN103 Purchases
ADMN105 Procedure in the Event of Auto Accident
ADMN107 Signs, Announcements, Publicity Materials on Campus
ADMN108 Campus Emergency Contingency Plan
ADMN109 Tuition and Fees Refund Policy
ADMN110 Procurement Policy for Computer Hardware/Software
ADMN111 Use of University Equipment
ADMN112 Lost and Found
ADMN113 Animals on Campus
ADMN114 Computer Training
ADMN115 Use of High Tech Computer Room
ADMN116 Use of Laptop Computers
ADMN200 Use of University Motor Vehicles
ADMN201 Purchasing Cards
ADMN300 Security System
ADMN301 Campus Access/Keys
ADMN302 Fire Drills
ADMN400 Procedures for Special Speakers/Programs
ADMN500 Maintenance, Computer, Telephone Support

Section IV - Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

STUD100 Records & Registration Policy Manual
STUD110 Change of Area of Concentration
STUD120 Section Numbers
STUD130 Mailing Lists
STUD140 Aiken General Business Administration Degree Progra
STUD150 Associate Degree Requirements (If attended Prior to Fall 1990)
STUD160 Associate Degree Requirements (If attended after Fall 1990)
STUD170 Application for Associates Degrees
STUD175 Backdating Drops and Registration Exception
STUD190 Academic Calendar Criteria
STUD210 Class Rolls
STUD220 Class Time Per Term
STUD230 Classification of Attendance
STUD240 Commencement Participation
STUD260 Credits Based on Military Service Experience
STUD270 Deceased Students
STUD280 Degree Deadlines
STUD300 Discipline and Grievance Files
STUD310 Change of Campus for Aiken and Spartanburg
STUD 320 Grade Changes
STUD330 Graduate Credit for Undergraduates
STUD340 High School Students Taking Courses at USC Sumter (Concurrent Students)
STUD360 Recognition Luncheons
STUD370 Immunization Requirements
STUD380 Student Addresses and Returned Mail
STUD390 Privacy Indicators
STUD400 Early Registration Beginning Dates
STUD410 Cancellation and Reinstatement for Nonpayment of Fees
STUD430 Withdrawal of Students Called to Active Military Duty
STUD440 Releasing Student Listing to Military Recruiters

Section V - Assistant Dean for University Advancement

ADVN101 Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
ADVN102 USC Sumter Website Standards
ADVN103 Websites hosted by USC Sumter