Policy Manual


Dean of the University

DEAN 100


DEAN 101

Table of Contents

DEAN 102

Organizational Chart

DEAN 103

Fund Raising

DEAN 104

Selection of Division Chairs

DEAN 105

Alcoholic Beverage Policy

DEAN 106

Policy Formulation and Review

DEAN 107

Foundation-funded Faculty & Staff Professional Development

DEAN 108

Outside Professional Activities

DEAN 109

Institutional Committees


Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

ACAD 100 

Faculty Recruitment


One-Year Term Appointments 

ACAD 101

Travel Expenses for Prospective Faculty Employees 


Relocation Expenses for New Faculty Employees 

ACAD 102

Annual Evaluation of Faculty 

ACAD 103

Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness

ACAD 104

Faculty Grievance Procedure


Regular Sabbatical

ACAD 106

Summer School Compensation Policy

ACAD 107

Faculty Workload Policy

ACAD 108

Criteria for Promotion

ACAD 109

Academic Promotion and Tenure Procedural Guidelines


Third Year Review Guidelines (Tenure-Track Faculty)


File Guidelines for Promotion, Tenure, & Third Year Review

ACAD 110

Faculty Peer Review Process


Peer Review Schedule

ACAD 111

Faculty Organization


Scholars Code of Conduct

ACAD 112

Team Teaching

ACAD 114

Post-Tenure Review


Guidelines for Files for Post-Tenure Review

ACAD 200

Academic Regulations

ACAD 201

Academic Instruction - Syllabi and Final Examinations

ACAD 202

Absence from Class

ACAD 203

Transfer Credit Summaries

ACAD 205

Printing & Distribution of Study Guides, etc.

ACAD 300

Special Faculty

ACAD 301

Evaluation of Special Faculty Members

ACAD 302

Above Load Teaching by Staff

ACAD 303

Unsolicited Requests & Inquiries for Teaching Positions

ACAD 304

Assistance by Computer Lab Personnel

ACAD 400

Outside and Dual Employment

ACAD 501

Room Utilization

ACAD 502

Office Space Assignment

ACAD 600

Enrollment for Special Undergraduate Contract Courses

ACAD 700

Administrative Deadlines

ACAD 800

Ethics Committee

ACAD 900

Commencement Dress Code


Associate Dean for Administrative and Financial Services

ADMN 100

Scheduling the Use of University Facilities

ADMN 101

Guidelines for Use of Offices and Classrooms

ADMN 102

Official Travel

ADMN 103


ADMN 105

Procedure in the Event of Auto Accident

ADMN 107

Signs, Announcements, Publicity Materials on Campus

ADMN 108

Campus Emergency Contingency Plan

ADMN 109

Tuition and Fees Refund Policy

ADMN 110

Procurement Policy for Computer Hardware/Software

ADMN 111

Use of University Equipment

ADMN 112

Lost and Found

ADMN 113

Animals on Campus

ADMN 114

Computer Training

ADMN 115

Use of High Tech Computer Room

ADMN 116

Use of Laptop Computers

ADMN 117

Personal Web Servers

ADMN 118

Smoking Policy

ADMN 200

Use of University Motor Vehicles

ADMN 201

Purchasing Cards

ADMN 300

Security Systems

ADMN 301

Campus Access / Keys

ADMN 302

Fire Drills

ADMN 400

Procedures for Special Speakers/Programs

ADMN 500

Maintenance, Computer, Telephone Support


Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

STUD 100

Records & Registration Policy Manual 


Policies Located in USC Columbia and USC Sumter Bulletins

STUD 110

Change of Area of Concentration

STUD 120

Section Numbers

STUD 130

Mailing Lists

STUD 140

Aiken General Business Administration

STUD 150

Associate Degree Requirements (If attended Prior to Fall 1990)

STUD 160

Associate Degree Requirements (If attended After Fall 1990)

STUD 170

Application for Associates Degrees

STUD 175

Backdating Drops and Registration Exception

STUD 190

Academic Calendar Criteria

STUD 200

Change of Campus Deadlines

STUD 210

Class Rolls

STUD 220

Class Time for Term

STUD 230

Classification of Attendance

STUD 240

Commencement Participation

STUD 260

Credits Based on Military Service Experience

STUD 270

Deceased Students

STUD 280

Degree Deadlines

STUD 290


STUD 300

Discipline and Grievance Files

STUD 310

Change of Campus for Aiken and Spartanburg

STUD 320

Grade Changes

STUD 330

Graduate Credit for Undergraduates

STUD 340

High School Students Taking Courses at USC Sumter (Concurrent)

STUD 350

Honors Program

STUD 360

Recognition Luncheons

STUD 370

Immunization Requirements

STUD 380

Student Address and Returned Mail

STUD 390

Privacy Indicators

STUD 400

Early Registration Beginning Dates

STUD 410

Cancellation and Reinstatement for Non Payment of Fees

STUD 430

Withdrawal of Students Called to Active Military Duty

STUD 440

Releasing Student Listing to Military Recruiters


Assistant Dean for University Advancement

ADVN 101

Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations

ADVN 102

USC Sumter Website Standards

ADVN 103

Websites hosted by USC Sumter




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