WSR 97-11-068



[Filed May 21, 1997, 10:29 a.m.]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 97-08-080.

Title of Rule: WAC 132E-121-010 College procedures on disclosure of student information.

Purpose: Delineates the terms under which student information can and cannot be released.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28B.50 RCW, 34 CFR 99 FERPA.

Summary: Changes to WAC 132E-121-010 clarify disclosure of student information.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Confidentiality and compliance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Rich Haldi, Parks Building, (206) 388-9589.

Name of Proponent: Rules Coordinator, Everett Community College, public.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Chapter 132E-121 WAC provides specific guidelines for the disclosure of student information.

Proposal does not change existing rules.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Changes update existing WAC information only.

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Everett Community College, Port Gardner Bay Room, 801 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201, on June 24, 1997, at 3:00 p.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Juli Boyington by June 23, 1997.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, Everett Community College, FAX (206) 388-9531, by June 12, 1997.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 25, 1997.

May 13, 1997

Juli Boyington

Rules Coordinator

Chapter 132E-121 WAC


Last Update: 8/30/88

Revised 2/26/97


132E-121-010 Disclosure of student information.

[AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 88-8-3, Resolution No. 88-8-1, filed 8/30/88)]

WAC 132E-121-010 Disclosure of student information. Unless the student has provided the Office of Enrollment Services with written notice which specifically requests otherwise, designated officials* of the college will routinely respond to requests for the following directory information about a student. Directory information is defined as:

Student's name.

Major field of study.

Extracurricular activities.

Height and weight of athletic team members.

Dates of attendance.

Degrees and awards received.

Other institutions attended.

No other information is to be given without the prior written consent of the student or parent/guardian as appropriate. The dean of students ((student services)) will be responsible for reviewing unusual requests for information and assisting in the interpretation of the provisions of the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act/Buckley Amendment.

* Designated officials of the college are those employees designated by the president to serve in this capacity. ((with routine access to the information.))

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.19 RCW. 88-18-028 (Order 88-8-3, Resolution No. 88-8-1), 132E-121-010, filed 8/30/88.]

Reviser's note: The bracketed material preceding the section above was supplied by the code reviser's office.

Reviser's note: RCW 34.05.395 requires the use of underlining and deletion marks to indicate amendments to existing rules. The rule published above varies from its predecessor in certain respects not indicated by the use of these markings.

Legislature Code Reviser


Washington State Code Reviser's Office