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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

It is the policy of SIPI to comply fully with the terms, provisions and intent of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (FERPA). A complete statement of SIPI’s policy and procedures relative to this act may be obtained from the Admissions office. Following the guidelines established by FERPA, the college strives to protect personal privacy and the confidentiality of official student records. This section describes in general SIPI’s policy of confidentiality and privacy.
 
Most of the information contained within student records is considered confidential, with the following exceptions:
  • Local address
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number
  • Major field of study
  • Dates you attended SIPI
  • Student classification
  • Enrollment status (full-time or part-time)
  • Degree(s) earned from SIPI and the date(s)
 
The information listed above is considered public information. SIPI does not sell lists of students or name-and-address labels to businesses or agencies outside the College. Students who wish to limit access to the public information above, may submit a Privacy Request Form, available at the Admissions Office.
 
In discharging their official duties, SIPI employees may read, review, photocopy, and distribute to appropriate persons within SIPI any information contained in your student record. However, before distributing confidential information outside SIPI, even to members of your family, SIPI faculty and staff must first secure your written permission.