Most campus demonstrations will be peaceful, and everyone should attempt to carry on business as normally as possible.

Avoid provoking or obstructing the demonstrators.

  1. If demonstration becomes threatening or violent, report immediately to USCA Police 6-1-1-1.
  2. Alert all employees in the area to the situation.
  3. If instructed, lock all doors, secure all files, documents and equipment.
  4. If necessary, cease operations, and BEC evacuate the building by pulling fire alarm.
  5. USC Aiken Police officers/ staff will assess the situation. Participants who refuse to disperse may be arrested for a violation of the State Penal Code.
  6. If a class or lecture is disrupted, the offending person(s) should be asked to leave. If they refuse, call the USC Aiken Police at 6-1-1-1.