The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) grants any student currently in attendance, or to any former student, the right of access to inspect or review his or her educational files, records, or data. Students who wish to inspect their records must file a Right of Access Form with the office or department in which the desired record is kept. Right of Access Forms are available in the Office of Student Services or through self service on ISIS. Within 10 days of receipt of the Right of Access Form, the office or department will notify the student as to the date, time and location that the desired record will be available for inspection. The file of each student must contain a record of all non-University affiliated individuals or organizations requesting access to it, plus statements that specify the legitimate educational purposes for which access was requested. The record of access may be released only to University personnel or to state or federal officials as a means of auditing the reporting of access to student records. Information of records concerning individual students may not be released to any individual or agency without written permission of the student. Any request for such information received without such written notice will not be honored and will be returned with a request for a written release by the student.
Any student who believes that his or her records are inaccurate or misleading may request a meeting with the Division of Continuing Studies to discuss the contents of such records. Additional information on procedures or policies relating to University compliance with the Family Rights and Privacy Act can be obtained from the Office of Student Services or visit the main University catalog site at http://www.uml.edu/catalog/undergraduate/policies/right_access-student_records.htm
Our Student Support Staff are available to help you with your questions! Email Continuing_Education@uml.edu for assistance, or call for advising at (800) 480-3190 and press 1 to speak with an advisor. See links at the bottom of this page for technical assistance with your online course.