the time of the incident and the proceeding has resulted in a violation of
University drug or alcohol policies, or any federal, state, or local law.
(j) To students currently registered in a particular class, the names and
e-mail addresses of others on the roster may be disclosed in order to
participate in class discussion.
The University of South Carolina has designated the following items as
directory information: a student’s name, electronic mail address, local
and permanent mailing addresses and telephone numbers, semesters of
attendance, enrollment status (full- or part-time), date of admission, date
of graduation, school, majors and areas of concentration, whether or not
currently enrolled, classification (freshman, etc.), type of degree being
pursued, degrees, honors, and awards received (including scholarships and
fellowships), weight and height of members of athletic teams, and whether
the student has participated in officially recognized activities and sports
sponsored by the University.
The University may disclose any of these items without prior written consent,
unless the student has submitted a written request to the Office of the
Registrar not to release directory information pertaining to them. Requests
will be processed within 24 hours after receipt. Directory information will
be withheld from student directories and telephone books only if notifica-tion
is received prior to the publication of these documents. The electronic
directory is updated each weekend; requests for non-disclosure will be
honored with the next update after the request is processed by the staff of
the Office of the Registrar.
(4) The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education con-cerning
alleged failures by the University to comply with the requirements of
FERPA. The name and address of the office that administers FERPA is: Family
Policy Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence
Avenue, SW, Washington DC 20202-4605.
Questions concerning this law and the University’s procedures
concerning release of academic information may be directed to
the Office of the Registrar at 864-503-7646.
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