Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
Pima Community College informs its students annually of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. This act, with which the institution intends to fully comply, was designated to protect the privacy of educational records, to establish the right of students to inspect and review their education records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings.
Students who need assistance or wish to file complaints under FERPA should do so in writing to the Family Policy Compliance Office, sending pertinent information concerning any allegations to the following address:
Family Policy Compliance Office
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202-5920
Students who wish to grant the College permission to release certain information to a third party or who wish to withhold or release directory information must complete and submit the appropriate form:
- FERPA Student Authorization for Release of Educational Records
- Access & Disability Resources ("ADR") - FERPA Student Authorization for Release of Educational Records
- FERPA Request by Parents of Dependent Students to Access Student Educational Records
- FERPA Request to Withhold or Release Directory Information
Pima Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educational institution committed to excellence through diversity. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations in a timely manner. To request accommodation, please call (520) 206-4539 or fax (520) 206-4567.