The College will comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) when collecting, maintaining, and releasing student records. Students have rights regarding their records.
(a) The right to inspect and review their education records within 45 days of the Collegeís receipt of a written request for access.
(b) The right to request amendment of the studentís education records if the student believes the records are inaccurate, misleading, or violate the studentís privacy rights.
(c) The right to provide written consent before the College discloses personally identifiable information from the studentís education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.
(d) The right to file a complaint with the Family Policy Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, concerning alleged failures by the College to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
Directory Information. The College collects directory information regarding each student. Directory information includes the studentís name, classification, full or part-time enrollment, program of study, dates of enrollment, degrees and certificates received, and awards and honors received. The College may release directory information without the studentís consent unless the student requests that the College not release directory information. A student may make such a request to the Office of Student Records or by updating their MyLoneStar settings.
Limited Directory Information. The College also collects the studentís address, telephone number, and email, which the College classifies as Limited Directory Information. Only College Partner Organizations can request a studentís Limited Directory Information. The College may release Limited Directory Information to College Partner Organizations without the studentís consent unless the student requests that the College not release this Limited Directory Information. A student may make such a request to the Office of Student Records or by updating their MyLoneStar settings. The Associate Vice Chancellor of Analytics and Institutional Reporting maintains an updated list of approved College Partner Organizations.
LSCS Policy Manual Section VI adopted by the Board of Trustees on November 3, 2016