Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Federal Regulation, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), applicable to educational institutions, requires institutions to adopt policies and procedures:

  1. Granting students access to their individual educational records
  2. Establishing procedures for students to challenge records believed to be inaccurate
  3. Preventing the release of educational records, except directory information, to third parties without written consent from the student

This website contains the most recently approved student records policy for Sinclair Community College. This should assist you in determining what information can be released, what procedures are to be followed, and who is the custodian of various college records.