In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, and all amendments, any unit of the college holding student records shall obtain written consent of the student before disclosing personally identifiable information, other than directory information, from his/her educational records. 

FERPA Rights

 Students are afforded the following rights with respect to their education records:


What is Directory Information?

Information contained in an education record of a student that would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed is considered Directory Information.

Disclosure of Education Record Information

A student must provide written consent via a signed and dated FERPA Release Form before an institution may disclose personally identifiable information from their education records.  Completed forms are stored in a secure location within the Admissions & Records Office on the Main Campus.