Protection of Rights and Privacy of Students

Rights of Students

  1. Students of the College have a right to:
    1. Be provided a list of the types and location of educational records maintained by the College and the titles and contact information of the officials responsible for those records;
    2. Inspect and review Education Records within 3 business days of a written request being presented to the authorized custodian of the records. If the records contain information on more than one student, the requesting eligible student may inspect, review, or be informed of only the specific information pertaining to that eligible student;
    3. Receive a response from the College to reasonable requests for explanations and interpretations of Education Records within ten (10) business days;
    4. Request amendments to their Education Records if the student believes that they are inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of privacy rights. If the College refuses to make such amendments, the student shall have an opportunity for an administrative hearing to challenge the content of the record on the same grounds and to insert a written statement or explanation commenting upon the information in the record;
    5. Receive a copy, if desired, of all records supporting enrollment or transfer to another school, and have an opportunity for an administrative hearing to challenge the content of these records;
    6. Revoke, in writing, any previously executed waiver of rights under FERPA, with respect to any actions occurring after revocation;
    7. Inspect the Student Educational Record Tracking Log maintained by the appropriate custodian of records; and
    8. File complaints with the Family Policy Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue S. W., Washington, D.C. 20202-4605.
  2. Only those individuals who meet the definition of the term "eligible student" under this policy have the right to inspect their College maintained Education Records.