The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords 学生s certain rights 关于他们的教育记录. 它们是:
The right to inspect and review the 学生's education 记录 within 45 days of 学院收到访问请求的当天. Students should submit to the Dean of Students or the Office of the Registrar/Enrollment 经理 ("College Official") a written request that identifies the record(s) they 希望检查. 学院官员将安排访问并通知 学生可查阅记录的时间和地点. 如果记录 are not maintained by the College Official to whom the request was submitted, that official shall advise the 学生 of the correct official to whom the request should 得到解决.
The right to request the amendment of the 学生's education 记录 that the 学生 believes are inaccurate, misleading, or in violation of the 学生's right to privacy. Students desiring an amendment to their education record should write the College Official responsible for maintaining the record, clearly identify the part of the record they want changed, and specify why it is inaccurate, misleading, or in violation 学生的隐私.
The right 去听听证会 regarding the request for an amendment of the 学生's education 记录. If the College decides not to amend the record as requested by the 学生, the College must notify the 学生 of the decision and advise the 学生 of his or her right 参加关于修改请求的听证会. 关于 the hearing procedures will be provided to the 学生 when notified of the right 去听听证会.
The right to prevent the College's disclosure of the 学生's personally identifiable 在大多数情况下，来自学生教育记录的信息. The College must obtain the written consent of a 学生 before disclosing that 学生's personally identifiable information contained in the 学生's education 记录, 除非FERPA在未经同意的情况下授权披露. 需要的地方, a 学生's consent must specify the 记录 to be disclosed, the purpose of the disclosure, 以及可向其披露信息的一方或某一类当事人. FERPA包含 following exceptions allowing a College to disclose a 学生's personally identifiable 信息:
- Disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests is permitted 没有学生的书面同意. A school official is a person employed by the College in an administrative, supervisory, academic or research, or support staff position (including law enforcement unit personnel and health staff); a person or company with whom the College has contracted institutional services or functions that the College would otherwise use employees to perform (such as an attorney, auditor, or collection agent); a person serving on the Board of Trustees; or a 学生 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 为履行其专业职责而提供的教育记录. A school official must be under the direct control of the institution with respect to 使用和维护教育记录中的信息.
- 在三种情况下允许向父母透露. First, disclosure of a 学生's personally identifiable information to parents is permitted absent a 学生's written consent in the event of a health or safety 紧急. 在紧急情况下，学院可以公开教育记录 determines that there is an articulable and significant threat to the health or safety 学生或其他个人的. 第二，披露学生的个人信息 identifiable information is permitted to parents of the 学生 if the 学生 is a dependent pursuant to Section 152 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and notice 学生是否被告知家长要求提供这些信息. 第三,信息披露 of a 学生's personally identifiable information to parents is permitted without the 学生's written consent if the 学生 is under 21 and has violated a law or 学校规定或政策，规定酒精或受管制的物质的消费.
有权选择不披露目录信息. Pursuant to FERPA, the College has classified certain personally identifiable information 作为目录信息. 大都会社区学院定义目录信息 as the 学生's name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, photos, date of birth, place of birth, class, major field of study, dates of attendance, full time/part time status, degrees, honors, and awards received, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, physical traits of athletes, and the most recent previous educational 学生就读的院校. 希望限制释放的学生 directory information must submit the appropriate form to the Office of the Registrar/Enrollment 在每学期的第一个星期与经理联系. 此表格可在 College's website, at Dean of Students' Office or at the Office of the Registrar/Enrollment 经理. 在收到此类请求后，注册主任/注册经理办公室 will designate that the 学生's directory information is confidential and not to be released outside the College except to individuals, institutions, agencies and 本法授权的组织. 学院将尊重所有保留的请求 any of the categories of directory information listed above but cannot assume any responsibility to contact the 学生 for subsequent permission to release information. Nondisclosure will be enforced until the information is subsequently released by the 学生. 然而，学生不得选择不披露其姓名， institutional e-mail address, or electronic identifier in the 学生's classroom. Regardless of the effect on the 学生, the College assumes no liability for honoring the request of the 学生 to restrict the disclosure of directory information.
向美国政府提出申诉的权利.S. 教育部有关指称 failures by 都会社区学院 to comply with the requirements of FERPA. 管理FERPA的办公室的名称和地址是: