Policies and Guidelines

Copyright Notice

This site is copyrighted by the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees. If you believe any faculty, staff or student at the University of South Carolina Beaufort has infringed on your rights as a copyright owner, then please contact USC at copyright@sc.edu.

Trademarks and Licensing

The University of South Carolina Beaufort owns many federally registered trademarks. Among them are the university's logo and logotype and the Sand Shark logo. Use of registered trademarks without the express permission of the University of South Carolina Beaufort is a violation of federal and state law. Any business or individual who produces commercial items for public view or consumption must be officially licensed.

Equal Opportunity Programs

The University of South Carolina Beaufort does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. The University of South Carolina has designated as the ADA Title II, Section 504, and Title IX coordinator the Executive Assistant to the President for Equal Opportunity Programs. The Office of the Executive Assistant to the President for Equal Opportunity Programs is located at 1600 Hampton St., Suite 805, Columbia, S.C.; telephone 803-777-3854.

Privacy Guidelines

The policy of the University of South Carolina Beaufort is to respect the privacy of all website visitors to the extent permitted by the law. All official university websites, sites that collect online information from visitors and those that track user actions must notify visitors of their information-collection policy by including a Privacy Statement on their website.

Accessibility Guidelines

The University of South Carolina requires all new or revised Web pages published or hosted by the university to be in compliance with federal guidelines required by the Rehabilitation Act, Section 508, subsection 1194.22, and standards endorsed by the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative.