Limestone College primarily serves students from South Carolina and other Eastern Seaboard states. Limestone students generally major in fields directly related to career preparation; at the same time, they receive a strong foundation in the liberal arts. The campus day program offers a traditional college setting for students with diverse backgrounds. Students are active in campus and community life through social and service organizations. The Honors Program challenges those with exceptional intellectual ability, and the Program for Alternative Learning Styles fosters academic success for those with documented learning disabilities. The Extended Campus attracts hard working, goal-oriented men and women who aspire to attain their degrees to increase opportunities for personal growth and career advancement. The College offers this program on campus and at off-campus sites throughout South Carolina. The Extended Campus has been offering courses through the Internet since 1996 as an avenue of learning to those who cannot attend traditional or nontraditional programs in their local area. The course content for these courses is the same as that which is taught in traditional courses. All lectures, labs, and assignments are delivered to the student via the Internet and e-mail. Most courses have no specific times that the student must be on line. The Extended Campus Program provides the opportunity for students from all walks of life and geographic locations to have access to a quality education.
Students are responsible for ensuring that the Registrar’s Office and the Office of Student Services have their correct home and local mailing addresses, as well as phone numbers, at all times. Current address and phone numbers should be updated each year. This information is important for contact and in case of emergency. This information can be submitted to the Registrar’s Office. Limestone College is required by the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 (Public Law #100-690) and the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989 to formulate and to publish a policy regarding the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol. The College’s policy seeks to maintain a safe and healthy environment for its students and employees and to support State and Federal Laws (refer to Appendix E, pg. 46) governing the use of drugs and alcohol. All members of the College community are expected to comply with the policy stated below. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE USE OF ALCOHOL AND DRUGS The unlawful use, consumption, ingestion, possession, manufacture, distribution, or dispensing of alcohol and illicit drugs is prohibited on College owned or controlled property as stated by State and Federal Law. The uses, consumption, ingestion, possession, distribution, manufacture, or dispensing of alcohol or illicit drugs by all persons is prohibited in residence halls and other campus facilities. No alcohol or illicit drug can be used, possessed, distributed, manufactured, or dispensed at College sponsored events or activities, on or off campus. A College sponsored event or activity includes, but is not limited to, those by athletics, academic departments, fraternities, sororities, and other chartered clubs and organizations. It also includes transit to and from the event when the transportation is arranged and coordinated by the sponsoring group or organization, or when College owned vehicles are used. SUBSTANCE ABUSE Any individual who seeks counsel or referral for problems with substance abuse is encouraged to utilize the services and professionals within the College and the community. Limestone College recognizes that substance abuse is unhealthy and encourages and supports preventative measures. Confidential counseling and advice is available through the Counseling Center, Office of Student Services, or College Chaplain. VIOLATIONS OF THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG POLICY Individuals who are found guilty of violating the College’s policy or State and Federal Laws are subject to penalties that may include immediate discharge (if an employee) or suspension from the College. Conduct that is unbecoming, disorderly or destructive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be under the jurisdiction of the Office of Student Services and will follow the usual judicial procedures. Students are expected to check their campus mailbox and respond to phone calls and/or requests to meet with any College official. Banking services are available to students through a variety of banking institutions in the immediate area. Founders Federal Credit Union – ATM, and a change machine are located in the Office of Public Safety. 7