Guide to FERPA & More

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Students records are subject to various laws and rules controlling maintenance of these records and
access to the student records by students and others.  For example, the Family Educational Rights
and Privacy Act (FERPA) provides student certain rights with respect to the student access to and
amendment of educational records and governs when Riggins Urban Barber College can disclose
educational records without student consent.  FERPA also provides students with the right to
complain to the U.S. Department of Education if the student believes Riggins Urban Barber College
is not in compliance with the statues and governs when Riggins Urban Barber College can disclose
directory information about students. For more information regarding FERPA please click here.
Student File Access

Students seeking access to their records should submit a written request that identifies the record(s)
they wish to inspect to the administrator. Riggins Urban Barber College may charge a reasonable
fee for copies of student records.
Release of Student Information

In accordance with FERPA, Riggins Urban Barber College will disclose information from the
academic records of a student to authorized persons, provided Riggins Urban Barber College has on
file written consent from the student.  The form, Releasing Information to a Third Party, is available
from the student records department.  Students are required to sign a student release form each
time the institution receives a request for information for a third party.