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12-1-9 Animals on Campus

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Area Commission
  3. Information Technology
  4. Plans and Analysis
  5. Marketing
  6. Financial Affairs
  7. Facilities Management
  8. Human Resources and Employee Relations
  9. Development
  10. Procurement and Inventory Control
  11. Auxiliary Enterprises and Printing Services
  12. Public Safety

    12-1-0 Public Safety Policy

    12-1-1 Emergency Response, Evacuations, and Drills

    12-1-2 Emergencies, Campus

    12-1-3 Parking, Special Functions

    12-1-4 Traffic Control, Parking, and Reserved Parking

    12-1-5 Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Statistics Act

    12-1-6 Weapons on Campus

    12-1-7 Children on Campus

    12-1-8 Sexual Assault Procedure

    12-1-9 Animals on Campus

    12-1-10 Skateboarding, Skating, Bicycling and Parkour

    12-2-0 Security of Institutional Buildings & Equipment Policy

    12-2-1 Building Security

    12-2-2 Laboratory, Clinic, Classroom, and Office Security

    12-3-1 Identification of Faculty/Staff Personnel

    12-4-0 Emergency Alert System (EAS) Registration for TTC Employees Policy

    12-4-1 Emergency Alert System (EAS) Registration for TTC Employees

    12-5-0 Youth Protection Policy

    12-5-1 Youth Protection

  13. Division of Education
  14. Intentionally Left Blank for Future Use
  15. Intentionally Left Blank for Future Use
  16. Admissions and Registrar
  17. Student Services

NUMBER: 12-1-9 APPROVED DATE: 07-23-2018


PURPOSE:  To provide a procedure for having Animals on Trident Technical College’s Campuses and Sites.

Animals are not allowed on the premises or property of TTC except for service animals, police dogs or police horses, or animals used for educational purposes in academic and continuing education programs.  The feeding of animals (feral, domestic, or wildlife) on campus is prohibited with the exception of those animals treated by the Veterinary Technology Program or service animals.

A service animal is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as “dogs that have been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities,” including physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other disabilities. The work or tasks performed by a service animal must be directly related to the individual’s disability. The revised ADA regulations also provide for the use of miniature horses as service animals, where reasonable, provided a miniature horse meets the assessment factors provided for under the ADA. Other species of animals, whether wild or domestic, trained or untrained, are not considered service animals.  Dogs used for emotional support, therapy, comfort, companions, and dogs-in-training are not considered qualified service dogs ( Any questions concerning service animals should be directed to the Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) Office located within Counseling and Career Development ( ), Bldg. 410, Ste. 210, 843-574-6131.