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WAC 132A-280-021

Access to education records.

(1) Except as provided in WAC 132A-280-026, students at Peninsula College shall have access to their education records. The right of access shall include the right to inspect, review, and obtain copies of education records.
(2) The director of registration shall prepare and maintain a list of the types of student education records maintained by Peninsula College.
(3) Students wishing access to their education records shall submit a written request for access to the director of registration. A request for access shall be acted upon by the director of registration within a reasonable period of time, not to exceed ten days.
(4) The director of registration shall provide students of the college with a reasonable opportunity to access education records, provided that the director of registration shall be responsible for taking appropriate measures to safeguard and ensure the security and privacy of the institution's records being inspected by students.
(5) The director of registration will inform in writing students who have requested access to their education records of the nature of any records which are being withheld from the student on the basis of exceptions set forth in WAC 132A-280-065 and 132A-280-070. A student may challenge a decision by the director of registration to withhold certain of the student's records by filing an appeal with the grievance review committee, WAC 132A-280-050.
(6) Where requested records or data include information on more than one student, the requesting student shall be entitled to receive or be informed of only that part of the record or data that pertains to him or herself.
(7) Students have the right to obtain copies of their education records. Charges for the copies shall not exceed the cost normally charged by the college (except in cases where charges have previously been approved by the board of trustees for certain specified services, such as transcripts and grade sheets).
(8) This section shall not prohibit the college from providing a student with a copy of the student's academic transcript without prior clearance from the director of registration.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140 and chapter 28B.50 RCW. WSR 99-15-072, ยง 132A-280-021, filed 7/20/99, effective 8/20/99.]
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