FERPA Information

What is FERPA?

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 (also known as the Buckley Amendment) is designed to protect the privacy of students' academic record and any personally identifiable information.  It is the policy of Butler County Community College to comply with all provisions of FERPA.

What rights do I have under FERPA?

As a student, under FERPA, you have the right to

  • Inspect and  Review  your academic record.
  • Request an amendment to your academic record.
  • Limit the disclosure of Personally Identifiable information.
  • File a complaint with the United States Department of Education against the school for failure to comply with FERPA.

View the Student Rights Under FERPA for a complete disclosure

FERPA Forms

FERPA Release Authorization

This form grants Butler County Community College permission to discuss with another person (such as a parent or guardian)  your academic record. 

FERPA Directory Information Opt-Out

This will stop us from sharing directory information. 

FERPA Directory Information Opt-Out Revocation

This will revoke a prior Directory Information Opt Out Request