Pillars Policies and Waiver


I understand and acknowledge that any person required to register under Article7, Sex Offender Registry, is prohibited from living in campus student housing. S.C. Code of Laws § 23-3-465. In the event it is determined that any person in campus student housing is subject to the above registration requirement, law enforcement officials and appropriate University officials will be informed and such person shall be immediately removed from campus student housing without refund.


In consideration of being permitted to participate in Pillars for Carolina (“the activity”), I, in full recognition and appreciation of the dangers and risk inherent in such an activity, do hereby covenant not to sue, and hereby waive, release and forever discharge the University of South Carolina, its officers, agents and employees (collectively “the University”), from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, or causes of action, for costs, expenses or damages to personal property, or personal injury, or death, which may result from my participation in the activity, or while in transit to or from the activity, or in any place or places reasonably connected with the activity.

I acknowledge that my participation in the activity is voluntary. I also understand and acknowledge that the activity may be hazardous, that my participation is solely at my own risk, and that I voluntarily assume full responsibility for any resulting loss of property, injury, or damage, including death. I further declare that I am physically fit and capable to participate in the activity. I acknowledge and represent that I am at least eighteen years of age, that I have carefully read this document and that I sign freely and voluntarily.

I recognize that this Waiver of Liability and Release means that I am giving up, among other things, the right to sue the University for injuries, damages or losses I may incur as a result of my participation in the activity. I also understand that this Waiver of Liability and Release binds my heirs, executors, personal representatives, administrators and assigns. I further agree to indemnify and hold the University harmless from any loss, liability, damage or costs, including court costs and attorney’s fees, incurred as a result of my participation in the activity. This Waiver of Liability and Release shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of South Carolina.

I further consent to being the subject of photographs and/or video recordings taken by the University, and authorize the University to exhibit the photographs and/or video recordings as still photographs, video or other similar media either on the Internet or otherwise. I release the University, as well as any assignees, from any and all claims of damages for invasion of privacy or any other claim based on use of the above-described materials.

I agree to abide by the rules and regulations that the University of South Carolina and the Pillars for Carolina program have established or will establish. I have read this Waiver of Liability and Release, and I fully understand it and agree to be legally bound by it.

If under the age of 18, you must download and complete this waiver and fax it to the Student Government Office at (803) 777-7132.
Click here to download the waiver (.pdf).