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Comprehensive Standards 3.14.1

A member or candidate institution represents its accredited status accuratelyand publishes the name, address and telephone number of the Commission in accordance with Commission requirements and federal policy. (Publication of accreditation status)

Judgement: Compliant

Narrative: 

The University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate) widely acknowledges its accreditation status in a variety of printed and electronic formats. In all cases, the accreditation status and the contact information for SACS is accurately represented on the website and printed materials such as the 2011-2012 Academic Catalog and 2011-2012 Student Handbook.

University Communications, located in the Office of Advancement, is the primary department responsible for monitoring the USC Upstate website and all materials for accurate representation of accreditation status.

Another office charged with responsibility for creating, implementing and monitoring accurate representation of accreditation status is Enrollment Services under the auspices of the Chancellor. Enrollment Services is responsible for creating and disbursing all recruitment and admission material for the University. All materials are reviewed on an annual basis for accuracy and integrity of all documents.

The Office of Academic Affairs bears the responsibility for creating, implementing and monitoring the academic unit websites for accuracy of accreditation status. The USC Upstate website is reviewed on an annual basis for accuracy of accreditation status.

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