May 29, 2024  
2018-2019 Technical College of the Lowcountry - Catalog/Student Handbook 
2018-2019 Technical College of the Lowcountry - Catalog/Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Statement of Policy

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity

The College will make all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotions an all other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the above grounds or on other factors which cannot lawfully be the basis for an employment decision.

The Technical College of the Lowcountry reaffirms its policy of administering all its educational programs and related supportive services and benefits in a manner which does not discriminate because of a current student’s or prospective student’s race, color, national origin, disability, religion, gender, age, or other characteristics which cannot lawfully be the basis for provision of services.

In addition to the above policy statement, the Technical College of the Lowcountry endorses the principle of Affirmative Action designed to remove any disparate effects of past discrimination because of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, or national origin.

This policy applies to all personnel actions including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, layoffs, recall from layoffs, and education, social or recreational programs of this College. The Human Resources Director will serve as the Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Officer.

All officials and other employees of the Technical College of the Lowcountry, as well as various employment agencies, both public and private, labor organizations and any advertising agency with whom the College may deal, will be informed that the Technical College of the Lowcountry is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and adheres to all state and federal laws applicable to employment decisions.

Through the policies and programs set forth in this plan, the Technical College of the Lowcountry undertakes to comply fully with all federal and state laws relating to equal educational opportunity, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

The Technical College of the Lowcountry is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all qualified applicants for admissions or employment without regard to race, gender, national origin, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability, or political affiliation or belief.

Americans with Disabilities Act

In accordance with the mission of the Technical College of the Lowcountry to provide quality affordable education to all citizens of the service area, the College complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The President of the Technical College of the Lowcountry has appointed an ADA Coordinator and established an ADA committee to implement procedures in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA contacts are: Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, 843-525-8219, and Vice President for Administrative Services, 843-525-8333.

Catalog Rights

This catalog is intended for informational purposes only. Changes in policy; fees and other charges; course structure and content; graduation requirements; and other such matters may occur after the publication of this catalog. Students admitted to the college and those who maintain continuous enrollment in a selected program of study may expect to complete programs as stated in the college catalog at the time they enter for a period of six years, as long as the program is offered. A student who must reapply for admission enters the college under the catalog published at the time of readmission.

Efforts will be made to keep changes to a minimum, but the information contained in the catalog may not be regarded in the nature of binding obligations on the institution and is subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date information about the College, please visit our website at

Completion of courses, certificates, diplomas, and/or associate degrees at the Technical College of the Lowcountry does not guarantee employment.