Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 provides for the protection of a student’s right to privacy of information which MCC has in its possession. It also provides a reasonable guideline for release or disclosure of such information as is required by federal and state law and as is necessary for the effective functioning of the college. MCC accords all the rights under the law to students who are 18 years old or older.
As a part of the college’s instructional program improvement efforts, and to meet the requirements of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act, Section 113 and the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Section 122, MCC may use student Social Security Numbers to compile certain data for the purpose of instructional program improvement and Perkins and WIA reporting.
1. Students have the right to inspect and review their educational records and to receive copies of any such records at a minimal cost.
3. Students wishing to inspect their records may do so by contacting the Director of Enrollment Services.
4. MCC will not disclose personally identi
7. Students who experience dif
8. All students will be informed of the policy upon initial registration and copies will be available upon request.