Access to Student Information


Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Under provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, students have the right of access to official records maintained on them by Reinhardt University. A student may inspect and review their educational records by filing a written request with the Director of Records, Registration and Advisement. Although access may be normally obtained without undue delay, officials are permitted a 45-day period within which to respond to any request.


Directory Information

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, also provides that the following categories of information may be released by the college as public unless the student chooses to have the information withheld. Such information may be released routinely to certain inquirers and the news media unless the student requests in writing the fall semester of each year that either all or any part of this list be withheld.

1.  Name

2.  Address, including

a. home

b. residence hall and room number

c. local off-campus address

3.  Current telephone listing

4.  Place of birth

5.  Major field of study

6.  Participation in officially recognized activities and sports

7.  Weight and height, if a member of an athletic team

8.  Dates of attendance, including current classification and year, matriculation and withdrawal dates

9.  Degrees, awards and honors received, including dates granted

10.  The most recent previous educational agency or institution attended


Release of Information

Without the student’s written consent, Reinhardt University does not release confidential information to anyone other than:

Reinhardt University personnel requiring information for the proper performance of their duties;

organizations conducting studies for educational and governmental agencies; accrediting agencies;

appropriate persons in case of health or safety emergencies;

agencies or offices in connection with the student’s application for or receipt of financial aid; governmental officials, as identified in Public Law 93-380;

parents of dependent children as defined in the Internal Revenue code of 1954; and an appropriate official in response to a court order.