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.
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.