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Welcome to the Office of Student Conduct

Apply to be a Civility Ambassador

As a Civility Ambassador, you will be teaching presentations to U101 classes, within the residence halls and engaging in developing a program for Creed & Diversity Day in the spring. By volunteering in this capacity you are making yourself more marketable, the Office of Student Conduct more educational, and the University of South Carolina a kinder and more civil place. Applications are due April 15th.If selected, all Civility Ambassadors must go through mandatory training to ensure presentations reflect the standards of the Office of Student Conduct. Our spring training will take place on Wednesday, April 22nd at 5PM. For more information and to apply view the Civility Ambassador Job Description.

Champion of the Carolinian Creed Award

The Champion of the Carolinian Creed Award recognizes individuals who have made distinct and extraordinary contributions to the Carolina community while embodying the Carolinian Creed. The Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity is honored to recognize the faculty/staff, student and graduate student recipients of the 2015 Champion of the Creed Award.

  • Faculty/Staff Winner: Patrick Hanly, Professor Moore School of Business
  • Graduate Student Winner: Molly Peirano, Higher Education and Student Affairs Program
  • Student Winner: Álvaro López Buces, Exchange Student from Spain
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.


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. 


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