Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) provides for the confidentiality of student records.

Brookdale Community College reserves the right to release, or not release, directory Information at the discretion of appropriate officials. Directory Information may include a student’s name, address, telephone number, field of study, participation in activities, weight and height of athletic team members, dates of attendance, degrees, awards, most recent educational institution attended, e-mail address, class schedule, class roster and photographs.

As a member of the Brookdale Community College community (student, parent, faculty, and staff), FERPA will also designate the types of information you can access, and how you can obtain information.

For more information about how FERPA relates to you, visit the links for students, parents, faculty, and staff at right.

PDF of the Family Edcational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974