Policy Number: 6.100

Subject: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Original Adoption: January 1, 1991

Revised: September 2016

Next Scheduled Review: September 2020

Responsible Cabinet Member: Vice President for Student Affairs

Department/Office: Student Affairs


BACKGROUND/HISTORY

This policy indicates the College’s support for and compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

SCOPE

The policy applies to all faculty, staff, and students.

AUTHORITY

Federal law enacted in 1974.

POLICY STATEMENT

The College will support and comply with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

RESPONSIBILITIES

All employees, students, and parents should be aware that all student records are private and that information concerning student educational records may not be shared without written permission of the student.

PROCEDURES/RELATED DOCUMENTS AND FORMS

View the FERPA Procedures.