Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is the law that allows individuals to gain access to public records. FOIA inquiries should be directed to:


Phaedra Harris | SCC Director of Human Resources
Spartanburg Community College
131 Community College Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303


The SC Technical College System and Spartanburg Community College comply with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); this Act was amended on Friday, May 19, 2017.
 The SCC will attempt to provide comprehensive and expedient public access to records in accordance with the requirements of state law. Pursuant to section 30-4-30 (c), a response to a written FOIA request must be made within 10 working days (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays are excluded) of receipt of the written request, and the documents will be produced no later than 30 calendar days after the response date. If the documents requested are more than two years old, the response time is 20 days, and the documents must be produced no later than 35 calendar days from the response date.

Fee Schedule
/Hourly rate (dependent on the actual position of required staff to fulfill request): $30/hour - $50/hour
: Black/white copy rates: $.10/copy

Color copy rates: $.15/copy

Please note: An hourly fee may apply to transferring documents into electronic format

A deposit up to 25% of anticipated costs may be required.


For more information and for state documentation, visit SC Technical College System website.