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Policies & Procedures

University of South Carolina Palmetto College is committed to improving communication, promoting administrative consistency and efficiency and ensuring compliance with pertinent state and federal laws as well as state and regional accreditation requirements.

For the official university policies please visit the  USC Policies and Procedures Manual for an index of university policies.

For alcohol and other drugs policies and procedures, please visit the Alcohol and Other Drugs Policies and Procedures document.

Family-friendly policies is important to the Palmetto College. These policies enhance USC's ability to recruit and retain excellent and diverse faculty members, foster a flexible and supportive work environment and promote an academic culture that is supportive of faculty and their families.

The faculty manuals for the USC system campuses outline the essential elements of the employment relationship between the faculty, individually and collectively and the university. It contains information concerning university regulations and procedures considered to be of particular importance to university faculty.

The Palmetto College promotes the University's Non-Harassment Policy which recognizes the human dignity of each member of the University community and believes that each member has a responsibility to promote respect and dignity for others so that all faculty, staff and students are free to pursue their goals in an open environment, able to participate in the free exchange of ideas, and able to share equally in the benefits of the University's employment and education opportunities.