Purpose

To provide guidance to Pomona College, Students, Parents, Faculty, and Staff on the student records protections of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA assigns rights to students and responsibilities to educational institutions regarding students’ education records. FERPA governs the maintenance and release of information from those records.

Policy

Pomona College is committed to the privacy and security of its students. Pomona College policies support the College’s compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) - sometimes called the Buckley Amendment - which establishes students’ rights and institutions’ responsibilities regarding the privacy of education records.

Summary

This policy covers various areas of responsibility and respect in the matter of privacy for students including student records privacy for students, student records privacy policy for parents and parent rights and student records privacy policy for Faculty and Staff.

Student Records Privacy Policy Details [pdf]