Freedom of Information Act

Please direct all FOIA inquiries to:

Nikasha N. Dicks
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Aiken Technical College 
P.O. Drawer 696 
Aiken, SC 29802 
dicksn@atc.edu

Aiken Technical College complies with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); this Act was amended on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Aiken Technical College 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 the request): The fee for the search, retrieval or redaction of records shall not exceed the prorate hourly salary of the lowest paid employee who has the necessary skills and training to perform the request. This charge will be calculated by multiplying the hourly rate of the employee by the amount of time needed to locate and produce the records.

Black/white copy rates: $.10/copy

Color copy rates: $.15/copy

Please note: An hourly fee may apply to transferring documents in electronic format. A deposit of 25% of anticipated costs may be required.