All student educational records are housed in the Office of the Registrar and other appropriate locations.  ag体育 is subject to the provision of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). This federal law affords the student certain rights with respect to the student’s education records.

The right to inspect and review the student’s education records within 45 days of the day the College receives a request for access.

学生 should submit to the Office of the Registrar written requests that identify the record(s) they wish to inspect. The Registrar will make arrangements for access and notify the student of the time and place the records may be inspected.

The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records that the student believes are inaccurate.

学生 may ask the College to amend a record that they believe is inaccurate. 他们应该写信给书记官长, clearly identify the part of the record they want changed, 并说明为什么它不准确. If the Registrar decides not to amend as requested, the Registrar will notify the student of the decision and advise the student of his or her right to a hearing regarding the request and will provide the student with additional information regarding the hearing procedures.

The right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.

One exception which permits disclosure without consent is disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests. A school official is a person employed by ag体育 in an administrative, 监督, 学术, 研究, or support staff position (including law enforcement unit personnel and health staff); a person or company with whom the College has contracted (such as an attorney, 审计师, or collection agency); a person serving on the 校董会; or a student serving on an official committee, such as a disciplinary or grievance committee, or assisting another school official in performing his or her tasks. A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official needs to review an education record in order to fulfill his or her professional responsibility.

The College may disclose education records without consent to officials of another school in which a student seeks or intends to enroll. Official transcripts of student records are issued by the Office of the Registrar upon request from the student and receipt of the $15 transcript fee (paid by credit card). Transcripts will not be released for any student until all of the student’s accounts are paid in full.

The College may also disclose without the student’s consent “directory information,” unless the student has advised the Registrar 以书面形式 at least five days following registration that the student does not wish part or all of the directory information to be made public. 一旦提起, this instruction becomes a permanent part of the student’s record until the student instructs the College, 以书面形式, 删除请求.

The primary purpose of directory information is to allow the College to include this type of information in certain College publications, 媒体, 外部组织. ag体育 has designated the following as examples of directory information:

名字, 性, 邮寄地址, 电子地址, 全职/兼职状态, 所列电话号码, 父母的名字, 在校时间, 出生日期和地点, 婚姻状况, 配偶姓名, 主要和次要研究领域, denominational preference/membership, 宿舍或通勤身份, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, 运动位置和数据, 出席/毕业日期, 所获学位及奖项, 预计毕业日期, names of previous educational institutions attended by the student, 课程表, 校园邮箱号码, 校园宿舍及房间号, 校园就业, society of which the student is a member, fact of medical injury when essential, 其他类似信息.

The College may disclose education records in certain other circumstances, but shall do so only upon the authorization of the Registrar. Complaints and reports of noncompliance should be directed to the Registrar.

Please note that no financial information from the Business Office can be released over the telephone. The student must request financial information in person.

The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the College to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
The name and address of the office which administers FERPA and to which complaints are to be sent:  Family Policy Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-4605.