This catalog does not constitute a contract between a student and Anderson University either expressed or implied, and Anderson University reserves the right at any time to change, delete, or add to any of the content at its sole discretion. This policy also applies to the Student Handbook, The Music Handbook, The Teacher Education Handbook, and any other official university publication that may contain descriptions of academic program requirements, student services, or rules and regulations regarding student behavior. The catalog contains the program offerings, the graduation requirements, the academic policies, and the student services in effect on June 1, 2015. The administration and faculty believe that the educational and other programs of Anderson University described in this catalog are effective and valuable. However, the ultimate results of programs offered in terms of achievement, employment, professional licensing, or other measure, are dependent on factors outside the programs, such as the personality and energy of the student, governmental or institutional regulations, and market conditions. Therefore, except as specifically stated herein, the University makes no representation or contract that following a particular course or curriculum will result in specific achievement, employment or qualification for employment, admission to degree programs, or licensing for particular professions or occupations.
Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University’s religious tenets.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries or complaints regarding the non-discrimination policy including compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and inquires or complaints regarding the disability non-discrimination policy, including compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973:
Dr. Beverly Rice McAdams
Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion/Title IX Administrator
Merritt Administration Building, 3rd Floor
316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621
A report may also be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights:
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Civil Rights
400 Maryland Ave., SW
Washington, D.C. 20202-1328
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Students and other interested parties who have complaints regarding institutional policies and practices, or who wish to request deviation or release from the requirements of University programs or policies, must submit written statements summarizing their concerns to the following offices:all minors are subject to the following guidelines:
- Enrollment Management - matters pertaining to admission and financial aid.
- Academic Affairs - matters relating to academic programs and policies.
- Student Development - matters relating to student development programs and policies.
- Finance and Administration - matters relating to financial, business operations, and facilities (including buildings and grounds) programs and policies.
- Athletics - matters relating to athletic programs.
- Information Services - matters relating to information services, systems and technology.
Each office will respond in a timely manner and in writing to each specific written complaint.