Student Handbook


A guide to civil and honorable conduct.

The College of Charleston reserves the right to make changes in its policies, regulations, and procedures as printed herein through normal channels. The Student Handbook is produced by the Division of Student Affairs.

Student Handbook

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability. Inquiries and complaints should be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs (add link).

The College’s Affirmative Action Plan may be reviewed by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs or the Office of Human Resources.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The College of Charleston is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veterans’ status, genetic information, disability or other category protected by applicable law in its educational programs and activities, employment, or admissions. The College of Charleston also prohibits retaliation against any person for bringing a complaint of discrimination or for participating in an investigation of a complaint of discrimination.
TheOffice of Equal Opportunity Programs (add link) maintains additional information and policies related to the prohibition of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct as well as access and equity. Inquiries regarding the College of Charleston’s non-discrimination policies or complaints of discrimination or harassment may be directed to the director of the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs.
Questions about Title IX may be directed to the College of Charleston’s Title IX coordinator or the deputy Title IX coordinator in theOffice of Equal Opportunity Programs (add link) or to the assistant secretary for the Office of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education.

Accreditation

The College of Charleston is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Artium Baccalaureatus, the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of General Studies, the Bachelor of Professional Studies, the Bachelor of Science, the Master of Arts, the Master of Arts in Teaching, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Education, the Master of Fine Arts, the Master of Public Administration, and the Master of Science.

Contact:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
404.679.4500