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Privacy of Student Records

​Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

As required under the provisions of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, Santiago Canyon College will make public without student consent only certain directory information. This consists
of the following: a student’s name; city of residence; major field; participation in officially recognized activities and sports; weight, height and age if a member of an athletic team; dates of attendance; degree
and awards received; and the most recent previous educational institution or agency attended by the student.


A student initially agrees or denies a FERPA release at the point of application. However, a student may come to Admissions at any time to opt out of the FERPA disclosure or agree to the release of directory information. Admissions Forms: “FERPA Consent to Release” or “FERPA Consent NOT to Release” directory
information.


All student expulsions will be noted on the official college transcript.


FERPA Family Education Rights and Privacy Notification

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 provides colleges the right to consent to disclose personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records to third party vendors
who are identified as School Officials and who have legitimate educational interests. A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official needs to review an education record in order to fulfill his/her professional responsibility.


A school official is a person employed by the College in an administrative, supervisory, academic or research, or support staff position (including district safety personnel and health staff); a person or company with whom the College has contracted (such as an attorney, auditor, or collection agent); a person serving on the
Board of Trustees or a member of an official college committee.


Santiago Canyon College contracts with the following School Officials:


Auditors (Vicenti-Lloyd-Stutzman)
Barbering/Cosmetology
Unilateral Training Committee
California/Nevada Training Trust
CCCApply (Unicom)
Credentials (Online transcript request)
Ellucian Colleague
ECS Imaging (optical imaging)
Electrical Training Trust
Image Now (optical imaging)
Medpro and Quest (Health Center)
Metropolitan Water District of
Southern California
Operating Engineers Training Trust
SARS (Counseling center)
Southern California Surveyors
Southwest Training Fund
Xerox