The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions on the basis of personal characteristics that are not relevant to an individual's abilities, qualifications or job performance. Under federal and state law, these characteristics include age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, genetics, veterans’ status and disability status. It is the policy of the University that an individual's sexual orientation be treated in the same manner. Applicants for admission may obtain further information by contacting the USC Title IX Coordinator or the University’s Student Complaint Coordinator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator. Their office is located at 1600 Hampton Street in suite 805 and they may be reached at (803) 777-3854.