Charleston School of Law

TITLE IX POLICY

Members of the School of Law are strongly encouraged to promptly report all incidents of discrimination and harassment, to include sexual misconduct, whether experienced personally or observed.

Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person that reports is the person alleged to be the victim of the conduct that could constitute a violation of this policy in person), by mail, by telephone, by electronic mail, or by any other means that result in the Title IX Coordinator receiving the person’s written or verbal report.

Such a report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by using the below contact information:

Shera Silvis

Title IX Coordinator and Director of Human Resources
494/496 King Street, Second Floor
(843) 377-4904
ssilvis@charlestonlaw.edu

Reports can also be made to the Title IX Team:

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Charleston School of Law is committed to maintaining an environment free of discrimination and harassment. Title IX and other anti-discrimination laws and regulations prohibit discrimination based on a protected characteristic, including on the basis of sex.

The School of Law strictly prohibits actual or perceived discrimination, segregation, or harassment in any form based on an individual’s traits or characteristics, including sex, gender, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity,  gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, recovery from pregnancy related conditions, veteran status, alienage, citizenship, or disability, or any other legally protected class and does not tolerate such discrimination or harassment of its faculty, staff, students, or visitors.

This policy applies to all of the Law School’s programs and activities, including, but not limited to, its admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; and academic policies.

Please contact Shera Silvis, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator, for all inquiries regarding the application of this Notice of Non-Discrimination and related policies, and/or to report an alleged violation of the School of Law’s Title IX Policy Governing Employees and Students (reports may be made at any time, including during non-business hours):

Shera Silvis

Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
494/496 King Street, Second Floor
Telephone: (843) 377-4904
Email: ssilvis@charlestonlaw.edu

Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights (OCR):

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg.
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Telephone: (800) 421-3481
FAX: (202) 453-6012
TDD: (800) 877-8339
Email: OCR@ed.gov