Disabilities Specialistmarie.email@example.com(708) 656-8000
Ext: #2153Building B, Room 102
Morton College is
in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of
1974 and its amendments, and provides the following annual notice of rights
accorded students under this law.
As outlined in
FERPA, Morton College students have the right to inspect and review information
contained in their official educational records within 30 days of the day the
college receives a request for access. Such records include information on
academic grades, application for admission, college and secondary school
transcripts, student placement, financial aid and other materials.
wishing to inspect their records should submit a written request to the
Coordinator of Student Record Services in the Office of Admission and Records.
The office of Admissions and Records will make arrangements for access and
notify the student of the time and place where the records may be inspected.
For more information, contact the Office of Admissions and Records at
(708) 656-8000 Ext. 2346.
As outlined by
FERPA, students may not inspect or review the following:
The College is not
required to allow students to inspect or review confidential letters and
recommendations placed in their files before January 1, 1975, if those letters
were collected under established policies of confidentiality and used only for
the purpose collected.
students may not inspect or review student records kept by instructors or
College staff that are in their sole possession and which are not accessible or
have not been revealed to any individual, except a temporary substitute. Also,
students may not review records maintained separately for on-campus law
enforcement or employment records, except those positions requiring student
status and for alumni records.
Morton College will
not release to any individual or agency, nor permit them to access the
educational records of a student except directory information without the
student’s written consent. This restriction does not apply to:
information may be made public, at the discretion of the College, without the
written consent of a student under the following conditions:
Students have the
right to file a complaints with the U.S. Department of Education concerning
alleged failures by Morton College to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
Contact the office that administers FERPA at:
Family Policy Compliance OfficeU.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20202-5920