In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the University of Mount Olive has adopted the following policies and procedures. It is the objective of the University to insure that legal rights of students, established under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, be clearly understood and protected by all those affected.
With certain exceptions, school officials of the University of Mount Olive will not disclose personally identifiable information from a student's record without prior written consent.Directory Information is information that can be disclosed without the student's prior written consent unless the student has notified the Office of the Registrar to restrict release of that information. When a student requests to have any or all directory information restricted, a request to suppress form will be attached to the inside of the record. No information should be released regarding that student's record.Directory information is defined as:
[Note: Parent name, address, and telephone number are not considered directory information.]
Non-directory information is information that must be protected. Persons receiving non-directory information are responsible for protecting the confidentiality of the students involved. They are not permitted to re-release this data to others without the prior written consent of the students involved.
Some recommended guidelines and practices regarding protecting the
confidentiality of student records are shown below:
Dependent Students may release personal information to their parents and/or guardians by completing the
"Dependent Authorization Form" . Completed form must be filed with the Office of the Registrar.
Note: release of personal information to a spouse, sibling or other individual will require a power of attorney.
Students may block the release of personal information to their parents and/or guardians once they are no longer considered a dependent for federal income tax purposes by completing the
"Request to Suppress Form" . Completed form must be filed with the Office of the Registrar.