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Whether you live on campus or commute, you experience Community at SMC.
COMMUNITY LIFE

RESIDENCE HALLS


Our residence halls were designed with students in mind! Community Life at Spartanburg Methodist College ensures that you experience comfortable living while engaging with your Pioneer community. When you move in your first year, you'll get the help of some awesome volunteers (check out the video on the right!).

Click on any residence hall below to learn more, see photos, or download a floorplan.




COMMUNITY LIFE TEAM | Contact for Residence Halls

Corey Bell
Corey BellDirector of Community Life
864.278.6276
BellC@smcsc.edu
The X, Office 213
Photo coming soon
Courtney LaughlinArea Coordinator
864.587.4303
LaughlinC@smcsc.edu
The X, Office 212

Photo coming soon
Jerone WilderArea Coordinator
864.587.4304
WilderJ@smcsc.edu
The X, Office 211


*Please Note, We do not communicate housing assignments to parents or legal guardians without a Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Form on file.
Community life Frequently Asked Questions


Want to know more about SMC policies & procedures?

Check Out The Student Handbook

CAMPUS SAFETY

The mission of the Campus Safety Department is to support student learning by providing a campus environment that discourages crime and promotes safety through effective law enforcement and positive relations with the community.

Our Campus Safety department is staffed with experienced police and security officers that are full-time employees of Spartanburg Methodist College. Our officers work rotating 12 hour schedules to ensure around-the-clock coverage for SMC's campus.


Office & location

The Campus Safety Department at Spartanburg Methodist College operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are located in the basement of Kingman Residence Hall, entrance accessed next to Ellis Hall.


Certification & Authority
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  • SLED Certified Security Officers
  • Class 1  Police Officers certified through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and commissioned as South Carolina State Constables.
  • All officers are also CPR/AED certified and trained in first aid.
  • SMC campus police officers have authority to perform all law enforcement duties to include:
    • Handling calls for service
    • Patrolling within the jurisdiction
    • Making arrests
    • Enforcing traffic laws
    • Writing citations
    • Conducting criminal investigations
    • Victim Services

Annual crime report

The SMC Campus Safety Department prepares the Annual Crime Report to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act.

View the SMC 2019-2021 Crime Report and Fire Safety Report

View the SMC Emergency Procedures 2021 -2022


Emergency?Call 911

24/7 Officer Phone
Call 864.587.4003
Safety Plans & Procedures
Learn More >

OUR OFFICERS
Chris Carter
Chris CarterChief of Campus Safety
CarterC@smcsc.edu
Kevin RhodesOperations Lieutenant
RhodesK@smcsc.edu
Forrester EllisonInvestigative Sergeant
EllisonF@smcsc.edu

Ryan ClarkPolice Officer
ClarkR@smcsc.edu
David HogsedPolice Officer, Investigator
HogsedD@smcsc.edu
James KershawPolice Officer
KershawJ@smcsc.edu
Leah RisingerSecurity Officer, Corporal
RisingerL@smcsc.edu



Message From The Chief
Read Letter from Chief Carter >


Find Campus Policies:
Student Handbook >


DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION

Spartanburg Methodist College strives to create a community where student's voices are heard and celebrated. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is here to support ALL students and advocates through continued education, training, and programming.


TITLE IX & EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The Office of Title IX & Equal Opportunity covers gender equity in athletics, pregnant and parenting students, in addition to providing equal access to education programs and activities free from sexual harassment and discrimination.


Title IX Statement & Forms


CONTACT
Allyson Brown
Allyson BrownDirector of Diversity,
Equity, & Inclusion
BrownA@smcsc.edu
864-587-4381
The X, Office 231

Deanna Unger
Deanna UngerInterim Title IX Coordinator
smctix@smcsc.edu

The X

The X is the second story of the Burgess Student Center (above the Dining Commons).  


The X is the home of:

  • 24/7 Student Lounge
  • 24/7 "Flex Space" with Kitchen area & Vending
  • SMCX Staff Offices
Whether you're a student looking for a place to relax, or a commuter looking for a place to heat your lunch, The X is a versatile space for all students!

  • X Lounge with Students playing pool
  • Full View of The X Student Lounge
  • The X Flex Space and Kitchen
  • The X Flex Space and Vending

Looking for More Information?

Email Dean of Community Wellness >
864.699.4632
The X, Office 245
Burgess Student Center
DeAndre Howard
Dr. DeAndre HowardDean of Community Wellness