Disclosure of Student Records
All students at Treasure Valley Community College are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974. Your privacy is protected with certain restrictions on the disclosure of your student educational records and information.
You have the following rights, protection and privacy of your educational records
at Treasure Valley Community College:
1. The right to inspect and review your student education records within 45 days of the day the college receives a request for access. The Student should submit a written request to the Registrar’s Office identifying the records(s) he or she wishes to inspect.
2. The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records the student believes are inaccurate.
3. The right to authorize disclosure of personally identifiable information contained
in the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without
The College will disclose the following information authorized by FERPA on all students:
• Student’s name(s)
• Telephone number
• Major or field of study
• Dates of attendance
• Degrees and awards received
Directory Information can be released by the College unless the Office of the Vice President of Student Services or the Registrar’s Office has received a written notice signed by the student requesting non-disclosure of all student information. Upon request, the College may disclose selected education records to the military recruitment services pursuant to the Solomon Amendment. The college will not disclose student records to family members or any inquiries outside the college (with the exception of certain law enforcement and grand jury subpoenas) without notice to the student and/or written authorization.
4. Students have the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education
concerning alleged failure by the college to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
The name and address of the Office that administers FERPA:
Family Policy Compliance Office
US Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-4605
Contact the Registrar’s Office at (541) 881-5804, if you wish to inspect, review or restrict disclosure your student educational records or if you have any questions regarding your rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
FERPA is a Federal law that applies to educational agencies and institutions that
receive funding under a program administered by the U. S. Department of Education.
The statute is found at 20 U.S.C. 1232g and the Department's regulations are found
at 34 CFR Part 99.
Under FERPA, schools must generally afford students who are 18 years or over, or attending a postsecondary institution:
- access to their education records
- an opportunity to seek to have the records amended
- some control over the disclosure of information from the records
For more information, go to: http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/students.html.
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