Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

What is FERPA?

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, 20 U.S.C. 搂 1232g (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the confidentiality of student information.听 More specifically, FERPA protects personally identifiable information in students鈥 education records from disclosure without written consent unless an exception to the consent requirement applies.听

FERPA at 橙子影院

At 橙子影院, FERPA protections go into effect on the first day of classes of the student’s first term of enrollment. As outlined in , FERPA affords students who have attended a post-secondary institution the following rights related to their education records:

  • Inspect and review information in their educational records.
  • Request a correction to their record.
  • Have some control of the disclosure of personally identifiable information from these records (restrict the release of directory information or authorize the disclosure of non-directory information).
  • Share academic records and financial records with parents and guardians.
  • File complaints with the U.S. Department of Education Family Policy Compliance Office (600 Independence Av SW, Washington,听DC听20202).

Annual Notification of Rights

Students will be notified annually of their FERPA rights. Read the Notification of Rights 鈫

Contact Us

Phone: (910) 893-1265

Mail: 橙子影院 Office of the Registrar, J.A. Campbell Administration Building, 143 Main Street, Buies Creek, NC 27506