Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act

Family Educational Rights and Privacy (FERPA)

Release of Information

The Imperial Community College District (ICCD) releases directory information regarding current or former students unless students have specifically requested that directory information be kept confidential.

ICCD designates the following as directory information: awards and degrees received, participation in official college activities and sports. In completing the admission application, students are provided the opportunity to request that their directory information be maintained as confidential. Students, who wish to change their request, may do so in writing to the Admissions and Records Office at any time to become effective within five to ten working days.

Right to Inspect and Review Records

All currently enrolled or former students have a right to inspect and review all student records relating to them. Student record is defined according to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Students must submit written requests identifying the record(s) they wish to inspect to the Admissions and Records Office. Access shall be granted no later than 15 school days following the date the written request is received. Within the same 15 school days, the student will be notified of the location of all official student records if not centrally located and qualified personnel will be made available to interpret records where appropriate.

For further information, please contact the Admissions & Records Office at (760) 355- 6100.