The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (otherwise known as FERPA), sets forth requirements regarding the privacy of student records.
FERPA governs release of records maintained by an educational institution and access to those records. Copies of the Act and any Kentucky Community and Technical College System policies related to the Act are available in the office of the Dean of Student Affairs at each KCTCS college.
In general, the college will not release student educational record information without the expressed consent of the student.
The following items of information from student records may be released by a KCTCS college without the consent of the student unless the student has notified the chancellor of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System in writing that he or she objects to such release: