In compliance with federal regulations, this notification is to inform students of their rights regarding privacy and access to personal information under the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
The University will not release information regarding a student’s educational record without the student’s permission as defined here: Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). In certain circumstances the student may wish to allow their parent, spouse or guardian to have access to some, or all of their educational record. For such requests the student can follow the guidelines for setting up “Proxy” access, as desired.
Institutions may disclose the following student information (called “Directory Information” ) without violating FERPA: Name, college/school and curriculum, enrollment status and credit hour load, dates of attendance, classification, receipt or non-receipt of a degree, academic awards received (dean’s list, honors students), participation in officially recognized activities, photographs,position, weight and height of athletes, primary address and/or email address will be shared with designated vendors providing the following external services to graduating students: Information about purchasing class rings, yearbooks, commencement photos.
If the student wishes to opt out of “Directory Information Release” they are asked to contact firstname.lastname@example.org, prior to Friday, September 23, 2022.
Faculty & Staff FERPA
Faculty and Staff should consult FERPA for Faculty and Staff for further information regarding their responsibilities under this federal law.
Questions about your rights and responsibilities regarding FERPA can be directed to the University Registrar, Leslie Sutton-Smith, at email@example.com.
Security/Safety Reports & Assistance
In compliance with federal laws and regulations, this information is sent as notice to students, faculty and staff of information and services made available by the University to protect your personal health and safety. Please familiarize yourself with the following information:
- Annual Security Report
- Annual Fire Safety Report
- Biennial Review of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs
- Suicide Prevention Help Available 24/7
Questions regarding these reports can be directed to Vice President Dawn Mesa Soufleris, firstname.lastname@example.org.