Student Records and Information
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law governing how student academic, financial, disciplinary, and immunization records, among others ("Education Records"), and information derived from them, are managed. Education Records protected by FERPA refer to any records maintained by Berkeley College that
FERPA permits institutions to disclose some Education Records under specific conditions. For example, certain student information may be disclosed in emergencies involving threats to the health or safety of the student or the College community, or when a student is injured or missing for a defined period of time without explanation (all students are required to furnish emergency contact information for this purpose). Institutions are also permitted to designate less private categories of "Directory Information" that may be disclosed without a student’s
Students wishing to prevent the disclosure of Directory Information should submit
Students may authorize the disclosure of student records by submitting
To see Student Rights under FERPA, please go to BerkeleyCollege.edu/files_bc/Notification_of_Student_Rights_Under_FERPA.pdf.
For more detailed policy information, please go to BerkeleyCollege.edu/files_bc/FERPA_Notice_Berkeley_1099.pdf.