Privacy Rights

PRIVACY RIGHTS OF PARENTS AND STUDENTS

Northeast Mississippi Community College complies with all provisions of the federal law entitled, “Privacy Rights of Parents and Students.” Copies of a policy statement indicating the records affected by this law, the student’s rights and obligations, and the college’s rights and obligations may be obtained in the Records Office.
Northeast Mississippi Community College will release directory information about any student unless he/she has notified the Records Office in writing that he/she does not want any such information released. This written request must be filed within two weeks after the student registers. It should be noted that such a request will be followed to the letter. Any future requests from non-college persons or organizations for such directory information will be refused.
Directory information includes the student’s name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees received, honors and awards earned, the most recent educational agency attended by the student and other similar information. (A complete copy of this policy is available in the Record’s Office.)

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