Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)

In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), Pacific American Global University will disclose a student’s education records with the student’s prior written consent. However, the University will disclose those records, without consent, to the following parties or under the following conditions authorized by FERPA. Education records are defined as records, files, documents, data, and other materials that contain information directly related to a student and are maintained by Pacific American Global University. 

Students at the Pacific American Global University have the following rights regarding their education records:

  1. To have access to their education records.
  2. To consent to release a record to a third party.
  3. To request nondisclosure of directory information
  4. To seek amendment of information which the student demonstrates is inaccurate.
  5. To be notified of their privacy rights.
  6. To file complaints with the Family Policy Compliance Office of the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the University to comply with FERPA. The name and address of the Office that administers FERPA is:

Family Policy Compliance Office
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington,
D. C. 20202-4605