All University of South Carolina system institutions will be closed through the end of the spring semester. Columbia campus virtual instruction will continue through the end of the Summer II semester (Aug 1). Details can be found on the coronavirus landing page.
The Office of the Provost uses a standard policy format [docx] and a uniform review and approval processfor university policies to improve communication, promote administrative consistency
and efficiency and ensure compliance with pertinent state and federal laws as well
as state and regional accreditation requirements. A new or revised policy must follow
the approval process in order to be properly vetted and approved.
The responsible officer or policy liaison forwards the final version of the policy
to the Office of the Provost.
The provost forwards the final version to the president. The president will approve
the policy and send back to the Office of the Provost. The Office of the Provost will
notify the responsible officer and policy liaison. The policy is forwarded to Board
of Trustees when appropriate.