40 Tex. Admin. Code § 807.282 - Student Information and Records

Current through Reg. 46, No. 53; December 31, 2021

(a) A school shall permanently maintain student transcripts of academic records. A school shall provide such transcripts to students and prospective employers at a reasonable charge if the student has fulfilled the financial obligation to the school and is neither in default nor owes a refund to any federal or state student financial aid program.
(b) A school shall retain financial records in accordance with federal retention requirements.
(c) A school shall retain all student records for at least a five-year period and these records shall include:
(1) a written record of previous education and training on a form provided by the Commission; and
(2) official transcripts from all previous postsecondary schools attended by the student.
(d) The school director shall implement and maintain reasonable procedures, including taking any appropriate corrective action, to protect from improper use or disclosure of any sensitive personal information collected or maintained by the school.
(e) A school shall destroy or arrange for the destruction of sensitive personal information within the school's custody or control, after any required retention periods, by:
(1) shredding;
(2) permanently removing or deleting electronic records; or
(3) otherwise modifying the sensitive personal information in the records to make the information unreadable or indecipherable through any means; or
(4) destroying the information in accordance with any other more restrictive law or regulation the school is required to follow.


40 Tex. Admin. Code § 807.282
The provisions of this §807.282 adopted to be effective August 28, 2006, 31 TexReg 6803; Amended by Texas Register, Volume 41, Number 46, November 11, 2016, TexReg 9026, eff. November 14, 2016

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