1. The right to inspect and review the student’s education records within 45 days of the day the college receives a request for access.
A student should submit to the registrar, dean or other appropriate college official a written request that identifies the record(s) the student wishes to inspect. The college official will make arrangements for access and notify the student of the time and place where the records may be inspected. If the records are not maintained by the college official to whom the request was submitted, that official shall advise the student of the correct official to whom the request should be addressed https://badcreditloanshelp.net/payday-loans-oh/.
2. The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records that the student believes are inaccurate, misleading or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy rights under FERPA.
A student who wishes to ask the college to amend a record should write the college official responsible for the record, clearly identifying the part of the record the student wants changed and specifying why it should be changed
If the college end the record as requested, the college will notify the student in writing of the decision and the student’s right to a hearing regarding the request for amendment.
3. The right to provide written consent before the college discloses personally identifiable information from the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.
The college discloses education records without a student’s prior written consent under the FERPA exception for disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests. A school official is a person employed by the college in an administrative, supervisory, academic or research role, or support staff position (including law enforcement unit personnel and health staff); a person or company with whom the college has contracted as its agent to provide a service instead of using college employees or officials (such as attorney, auditor or collection agency); a person serving on the Board of Trustees; or a student serving on an official committee, such as a disciplinary or grievance committee, or assisting another school official in performing their tasks.
4. The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the college to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the office that administers FERPA is:
5. M State may disclose directory information of students. Directory information includes: name, items needed to be accepted to the college and/or selective admissions program, categories of holds preventing a student from registering for classes, major field of study, honors and awards, most recent educational agency or institute attended, dates of attendance, weight and height (used for student athletes only), dates of graduation, certification and awards.
You may suppress the release of directory information/data by completing a Release of Information form indicating such. The Release of Information form can be found at
We hope the following will help you understand M State’s duty to protect student privacy and encourage you to act now to ensure access to student information when you need it – or to at least avoid the frustration of being caught unaware of the rules
Students may request a copy of the Student Directory Data Policy at Student Development Services on any M State campus or view it on the college website
Would you like M State to provide you with information such as your student’s academic progress or tuition balance? In most cases, M State will need your student’s written consent for you to have access to this information. Your student can authorize access by filling out a Release of Information Form.