Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Students at Highline Community College have certain rights regarding their educational records.
These rights are part of the federal legislation known as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
- The right to inspect and review the student's education records.
- The right to request the amendment of the student's education records to ensure that they are not inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy or other rights.
- The right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student's education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.
- The right to file with the U.S. Department of Education a complaint concerning alleged failures by Highline Community College to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
- The right to obtain a copy of Highline College's student records policy. You can obtain a copy of the policy from the Registrar's office.