The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. This law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education. Pellissippi State complies with FERPA.
U.S. Department of Education Web site explaining FERPA: http://www.ed.gov/print/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html
Pellissippi State Policy 04:03:00, "Student Records Confidentiality," covering College policies and procedures to ensure compliance with FERPA.
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Updated: 11-19-09 (SML)