Education records are defined as records, files, documents, and other materials 1) that are directly related to a student and 2) maintained by NMC or by a party acting for NMC. Education records take on many forms, including handwriting, print, video or audio tape, e-mail. Education records include, but are not limited to:
The above list of education records represents confidential "non-directory" information.
The following records are specifically excluded from definition of education records, and therefore, are not subject to its privacy restrictions:
Yes. FERPA contains a list of exceptions to the consent requirement. NMC may disclose an education record or information from a student's education record under the following list of exceptions:
FERPA requires NMC to allow its students to prevent the release of their directory information. If a student elects to block the disclosure of directory information, the following are consequences of the student's request to block disclosure: