Student Records Policy

The Division of Student Affairs and the Office of the Registrar maintain academic and personal records on all students. Information contained in such records, including personally-identifiable information such as name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone listing, date and place of birth, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, and the most recent previous educational agency or institution attended by the student, is not shared or released to third parties, except (1) with the written consent of the student, (2) where required by applicable law, or (3) to third-parties authorized by the University to provide services to students, such as health insurance, payment processing, financial aid, and other services. All students/employees acknowledge that during their career/s at the University photographic/digital images of themselves may be taken. The University is authorized to utilize these images in University publications without further releases from or compensation to the respective student/employee.

The Division of Student Affairs maintains the student directory for the campus community on a semester basis. This directory includes some of the information noted above. Students who wish to not have any or all of the above information released should contact the Division of Student Affairs.

A change in name is made only on the basis of written evidence. In the case of marriage or divorce, previous names are not removed from the record.

All persons handling the permanent records are instructed concerning the confidential nature of such information and their responsibility regarding it.