Introduction to FERPA
The policy outlined in this document/ website and procedures to implement are designed to meet the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Sinclair Community College is committed to the policy and will follow the procedures. The Board of Trustees authorizes the Sinclair Community College President to inform students of their rights under the policy and to commit his/her administrative resources to carry out the policy as well as to deal with individuals who violate it. In case a student believes that the college is violating the FERPA, the student has a right to file a complaint with the Department of Education.