Family Education Rights & Privacy Act

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 and regulations pursuant thereto grant you (the student) the following rights:

  1. To be advised of the types of student records and the information contained therein which the College maintains.

  2. To be advised of the name and position of the official responsible for the maintenance of each type of record, the persons who have access to those records, and the purposes for which they have access.

  3. To be advised of the policies of the college for reviewing and expunging those records.

  4. To be advised of the procedures to grant you the right to access your student records.

  5. To be advised of the procedures in order to challenge the content of your student records.

  6. To be advised of the cost, if any, which will be charged for reproducing copies of your student records.

  7. To be advised of all other rights and requirements under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and the regulations promulgated therein.

All of the above information may be obtained from the Office of Student Development, Room C-330, during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, while classes are in session. In general, no information as to present or past student status may be given to any individual or organization over the phone. In response to a written request from a prospective employer, the College will refer them to the National Student Clearinghouse. The College will not provide any other information concerning a student's status unless the student so requests in writing.

Students or former students may request that any or all of the above information not be released without their prior written consent. This consent may be withdrawn or modified at the Registrar's Office during office hours.