132I-280-040 - Review of records requests and requests to amend

132I-280-040. Review of records requests and requests to amend

(1) The registrar shall be responsible for reviewing unusual requests for information and for assisting in the interpretation of these rules.

(2)

(a) A student who believes that information contained in his or her educational records is inaccurate or misleading or violates his or her privacy may request that the college amend these records.

(b) The college shall decide within ten working days of a student's request to amend records whether or not it will amend those records.

(c) If the college decides to refuse to amend the educational records of the student according to his or her request, it shall so inform the student of the refusal and advise the student of the right to a hearing.

(d) The student feeling aggrieved by a denial of his or her request to amend educational records may file an appeal requesting a formal adjudicative proceeding before the president or their designee.

(e) If, at the conclusion of the hearing process, the college still declines to amend the student's educational records, the student may place a statement in his or her educational records explaining that he or she feels that the records are erroneous and setting out the reasons for this belief. This statement shall be retained as long as the disputed information is on file and shall be forwarded with this information any time it is disclosed to an outside agency.

Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW et seq., RCW 28B.50.100 and 28B.50.140. 92-15-115, ยง 132I-280-040, filed 7/21/92, effective 8/21/92.

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