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South Carolina Code of Regulations
Chapter 62 State Commission On Higher Education

Article I Licensing Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions

62-1. Authority to Issue Licenses to Certain Nonpublic Educational Institutions.

62-2. Definitions.

62-3. Exclusions.

62-4. Institutional Licensing.

62-5. Effect of Licensing on State Plan to Improve Access and Equity.

62-6. Licensing Criteria.

62-6.1. Distance Education.

62-6.2. Evaluation and Assessment.

62-7. Bond Requirement.

62-8. Financial Resources.

62-9. Program and Instructor Requirements for Certificate Programs.

62-10. Program and Instructor Requirements for Diploma Programs.

62-11. Program and Instructor Requirements for Associate Degree Programs.

62-12. Program and Instructor Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.

62-13. Program and Instructor Requirements for Graduate Programs.

62-14. Library.

62-15. On-site Examination of Institution.

62-16. Catalog/Bulletin/Brochure Requirements.

62-17. Tuition Policies.

62-18. Cancellation and Refund Policy.

62-19. Student Contract/Enrollment Agreement.

62-20. Student Records.

62-21. Agent Permits.

62-22. Revoking, Suspending, or Refusing to Issue a Permit.

62-23. Fees.

62-24. Periodic Reports.

62-25. Deceptive Trade or Sales Practices.

62-26. Advertising Guidelines.

62-27. Procedures for Handling Consumer Complaints.

62-28. Revoking, Suspending, or Refusing to Issue or Renew a License.

62-100. Tasting of Alcoholic Beverages by Students Under Twenty-One Years of Age in Culinary Arts Course in an Accredited College or University.

Article II Student Loan Corporation

Subarticle A General Introduction

62-110. Introduction.

Subarticle B General Regulations Relating to Borrowers

62-120. Borrower Eligibility.

Subarticle C General Regulations Relating to Loan Maximums, Administration and Repayment

62-130. Loan Maximums.

62-131. Loan Administration.

62-132. Repayment.

Article IIA. South Carolina National Guard Student Loan Repayment Program

62-200. Purpose of the South Carolina National Guard Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

62-205. Funding.

62-210. Member Eligibility.

62-215. Areas of Critical Need.

62-220. Annual Application.

62-225. Disbursements.

62-230. Expiration of Eligibility to Participate.

62-235. Appeals.

62-240. Program Oversight.

Article IIB. South Carolina National Guard College Assistance Program

62-250. Purpose of the SC National Guard College Assistance Program.

62-251. Program Definitions.

62-252. Program Benefits and Maximum Assistance.

62-253. National Guard College Assistance Program Terms of Eligibility (Student Eligibility).

62-254. Continued Eligibility and Transfer Students.

62-255. Enrollment in Internships, Cooperative Work Programs, Travel Study Programs and National and International Student Exchange Programs.

62-256. Military Mobilization.

62-257. Appeals Procedures.

62-258. Institutional Policies and Procedures for Awarding.

62-259. Benefits Disbursement and Reimbursements.

62-260. Institutional Disbursements.

62-261. Program Administration and Audits.

62-262. Suspension or Termination of Institutional Participation.

62-263. Funding.

Article III Student and Institution Assitance

Subarticle A Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program

62-300. Purpose of the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship and Scholarship Enhancement.

62-305. Allocation of Program Funds.

62-310. Definitions.

62-315. Initial Eligibility for Palmetto Fellows Scholarship.

62-318. Eligibility for Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Enhancement.

62-320. Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Application.

62-325. Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Selection Process.

62-330. Policies and Procedures for Awarding the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship and the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Enhancement.

62-335. Duration and Renewal of Awards.

62-340. Transfer of or Reapplication for the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship and the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Enhancement.

62-345. Students with Disabilities.

62-350. Enrollment in Internships, Cooperative Work Programs, Travel Study Programs, or National or International Student Exchange Programs.

62-351. Military Mobilization.

62-355. Appeals Procedures.

62-360. Institutional Disbursement of Scholarship Funds.

62-365. Refunds and Repayments.

62-370. Program Administration and Audits.

62-375. Suspension or Termination of Institutional Participation.

Subarticle B Improving Undergraduate Instructions; Competitive Grants Programs

62-400. Improving Undergraduate Instruction--Competitive Grants Program.

62-401. Commission to Develop Program; Eligible Institutions; Criteria for Awarding Grants.

Subarticle C South Carolina Need-Based Grants Program

62-450. Purpose of the South Carolina Need-Based Grants Program.

62-455. Allocation of Need-based Grant Funds to Public and Independent Institutions.

62-460. Program Definitions for Administering South Carolina Need-based Grants at Public Institutions.

62-465. Student Eligibility.

62-470. Policies and Procedures for Awarding Need-based Grants.

62-475. Duration of Award and Continued Eligibility.

62-480. Students with Disabilities.

62-485. Enrollment in Internships, Cooperative Work Programs, Travel Study Programs, or National or International Student Exchange Programs.

62-490. Institutional Disbursement of Need-based Grants.

62-495. Refunds and Repayments.

62-500. Program Administration and Audits.

62-505. Suspension or Termination of Institutional Participation.

Subarticle D Governor's Teaching Scholarhsip/Loan Program

62-510. Borrower Eligibility.

62-520. Loan Maximums.

62-521. Loan Administration.

62-522. Repayment.

Subarticle E General Regulations Relating to Borrowers

62-540. Introduction.

62-550. Borrower Eligibility.

62-560. Loan Maximums.

62-570. Loan Administration.

62-580. Loan Repayment.

62-590. Reporting Requirements.

Article V Determination of Rates of Tuition and Fees

62-600. Rates of Tuition and Fees.

62-601. Code of Laws Governing Residence.

62-602. Definitions.

62-603. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

62-604. Non-Resident Aliens, Non-Citizens, and Non-Permanent Residents.

62-605. Establishing the Requisite Intent to Become a South Carolina Domiciliary.

62-606. Maintaining Residence.

62-607. Effect of Change of Residency.

62-608. Effect of Marriage.

62-609. Exceptions.

62-610. Application for Change of Resident Status.

62-611. Incorrect Classification.

62-612. Inquiries and Appeals.

Article VI Performance Standards and Funding and the Reduction, Expansion, Consolidation or Closure of an Institution

62-700. Authority.

62-710. Definitions.

62-720. Measures and Standards.

62-730. Performance Funding Allocation Plan.

62-740. Performance Evaluation.

62-750. Process for Review for Reduction Expansion, Consolidation or Closure.

Article VII South Carolina Academic Endowment Incentive Act of 1997/South Carolina Higher Education Matching Gift Fund

62-820. Purpose of the South Carolina Academic Endowment Incentive Act of 1997.

62-830. Eligible Institutions.

62-835. Definitions.

62-840. Incentives for Donors.

62-850. Determination of Qualifying Earnings.

62-860. The South Carolina Higher Education Matching Gift Fund.

62-870. Availability of Matching Gift Funds.

62-880. Conditions Pertaining to Matching Gift Funds.

62-890. Procedures for Submission and Documentation of Requests of Matching Gift Funds.

62-900. Carry Forward of Matching Gift Funds.

South Carolina HOPE Scholarship

62-900.85. Purpose of the SC HOPE Scholarship Program.

62-900.86. Funding.

62-900.90. Program Definitions.

62-900.95. Student Eligibility.

62-900.100. Duration of Award.

62-900.105. Transfer Students.

62-900.110. Students with Disabilities.

62-900.111. Military Mobilization.

62-900.115. Refunds or Repayments.

62-900.120. Appeals Procedures.

62-900.125. Institutional Policies and Procedures for Awarding.

62-900.130. Institutional Disbursements.

62-900.135. Program Administration and Audits.

62-900.140. Suspension or Termination of Institutional Participation.

Lottery Tuition Assistance Program For Two-Year Public And Independent Institutions

62-900.150. Purpose of the Lottery Tuition Assistance Program.

62-900.155. Allocation of Funds.

62-900.160. Program Definitions.

62-900.165. Student Eligibility.

62-900.170. Policies and Procedures for Awarding Lottery Tuition Assistance.

62-900.175. Duration of Award and Continued Eligibility.

62-900.180. Students with Disabilities.

62-900.181. Military Mobilization.

62-900.185. Institutional Disbursement of Funds.

62-900.190. Refunds and Repayments.

62-900.195. Program Administration and Audits.

62-900.200. Suspension or Termination of Institutional Participation.

Article VIII Higher Education Excellence Enhancement Program

62-901. Purpose of the Higher Education Excellence Enhancement Program.

62-902. Applications of Eligible Institutions.

62-903. Allocation of Appropriations.

62-904. Funds to Be Awarded Based on Merit.

LIFE Scholarship And Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Appeals Regulations

62-1000. Program Definitions.

62-1005. Identifying Eligibility for Scholarship Renewal.

62-1010. Filing an Appeal.

62-1020. Supporting Materials.

62-1025. Appeals Committee.

62-1030. Approval of Appeals.

62-1035. Notification Process for Appeals Decisions.

62-1040. Appeals Decision.

Free Tuition for Residents Sixty Years of Age

62-1100. Authority.

62-1110. Eligibility.

62-1120. Authorization.

62-1130. Program Definitions.

62-1140. Proof of Eligibility.

62-1150. Inquiries and Appeals.

62-1160. Penalties for Misrepresenting Eligibility.

62-1170. Institutional Eligibility for State Support.

LIFE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM & LIFE SCHOLARSHIP ENHANCEMENT

62-1200.1. Purpose of the LIFE Scholarship Program.

62-1200.5. Program Definitions.

62-1200.10. Student Eligibility: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.15. Continued Eligibility: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.20. Terms of Eligibility: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.25. Regaining or Earning Eligibility: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.30. Transfer Students: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.35. Students with Disabilities: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.40. Enrollment in Internships, Cooperative Work Programs, Travel Study Programs and National and International Student Exchange Programs: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.45. Military Mobilization: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.50. LIFE Scholarship Refunds and Repayments.

62-1200.55. Appeals Procedures: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.60. Institutional Policies and Procedures for Awarding: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.65. Institutional Disbursements: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.70. Program Administration and Audits: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.

62-1200.75. Suspension or Termination of Institutional Participation: LIFE Scholarship and LIFE Scholarship Enhancement.




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