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Equal Opportunity Programs

The Office of Equal Opportunity Programs protects employees, applicants for employment and students at the University of South Carolina against discrimination.


  • Investigates discrimination or harassment complaints pertaining to age, race, color, sexual orientation, gender, religion, national origin, disability, genetics or veteran status
  • Provides training and education for staff, faculty and students to promote understanding of equal employment opportunity requirements, ADA requirements and Title IX compliance
  • Ensures full compliance with all state and federal laws
  • Provides support service for Affirmative Action Compliance to all search committees including the “Affirmative Action Recruiting Sources” manual.
  • Advises search committees of areas of underutilization
  • Completes the Applicant Information Report and the EEO Progress Report for the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission
  • Annually revises the Affirmative Action Plan and Goal Achievement Report for the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission
  • Completes the VETS100 Report and Disability Report as required by the federal government
  • Executes system-wide annual report for the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education Access and Equity Program

Office of System Affairs

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