In order to protect the rights of all persons who live and work at South Carolina,
we ensure that the university is in compliance with state and federal anti-discrimination
and harassment laws and regulations.
If you or someone you know has been the victim of unlawful discrimination or harassment
at South Carolina, you should report it.
Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs Anyone who has been a victim of unlawful discrimination or harassment related to education
programs, services or activities provided by the university may file complaints with
the EOP office. University employees who witness or have evidence of unlawful discrimination
or harassment of any university student or employee are required to report it to the
How We Can Help
The Office of Equal Opportunity Programs is committed to providing an inclusive environment.
We can help:
find options to resolve concerns
explain the university's policies prohibiting unlawful discrimination and harassment
refer victims of discrimination or harassment to other departments for additional support
advise complainants and respondents of their rights and resources
investigate claims of unlawful discrimination, including sexual assault and harassment.
We empower you to be an agent of change on our campus by helping you recognize and report unlawful
discrimination and harassment.
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment
opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status,
age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected
veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.
Dr. Carl Wells, Interim Director of Office of Equal Opportunity Programs
1600 Hampton Street Suite 805 Columbia, SC 29208 Phone: 803-777-3854 Fax: 803-777-2296 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org TTY: 803-777-5608
For information about sexual assault and interpersonal violence support, visit
Interpersonal Violence for help and information .
The Title IX Task Force has begun meeting to establish procedures, action items and
Learn more about the
Title IX Task Force and their charge to conduct a comprehensive review of the entire system related to
acts or threats of sexual harassment or interpersonal violence.