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Welcome to the Office of Student Conduct

Nominate a student, faculty or staff member today

The Champion of the Creed Award started in 2012 to recognize individuals who have made significant and extraordinary contributions to the Carolina community while embodying the values espoused in the Carolinian Creed. University of South Carolina-Columbia faculty, staff, and students may be nominated for the award. Please take a few minutes to fill out our short nomination form. The student and faculty/staff winners are announced as a part of the Leadership and Service Awards put on by the Leadership and Service Center. The award ceremony will be on April 9, 2015 at 4pm in the Russell House Ballroom. To nominate students, faculty or staff please fill out the nomination form by Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

Creed & Diversity Week is March 23-27th

Make sure to check out all of the activities hosted during Creed & Diversity Week, especially our award winning program, CREEDx. CREEDx, is modeled after the talk series TEDx, where students, faculty and staff deliver short inspirational speeches about the Carolinian Creed. CREEDx is on Friday, March 27th at 11:30am in the RHUU Ballroom, please RSVP . For more information about all events please visit the Creed website.

Reporting Arrests

It is the responsibility of all university students to report to the office of student conduct if they have been arrested. According to our policy, arrests by law enforcement agencies outside of USC's Division of Law Enforcement and Safety must be reported by the student to the Office of Student Conduct within 72 hours of arrest.

Mission:

The Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity and the behavioral intervention process develop and enforce standards of conduct for students inside and outside of the classroom.  This is achieved through clearly articulated and consistently administered standards which promote personal growth and preserve the rights and safety of the academic community. 

Vision:

The Office of Student Conduct (OSC) and Academic Integrity (OAI) and the behavioral intervention process are committed to providing experiences, processes and resources that support the advancement of students’ principled decision making, responsible citizenship and adherence to The Carolinian Creed; and which contribute to an environment that supports the health and safety of members so that they may reach academic goals without unnecessary impediments.

Core Functions:
  1. Conduct hearings and provide educational/developmental sanctions
  2. Provide educational outreach for individual and community awareness
  3. Intervene when problematic behavior is identified