Annually, Sterling College informs students of their rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the regulations put out by the Department of Education. Together, FERPA and FERPA regulations provide that:

  • Each student has a right to inspect and review his/her education;
  • Each student may request an amendment to their education record if he/she believes that it is inaccurate or misleading;
  • Each student has the right to consent to disclosure of personally identifiable information contained in his/her education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent;
  • Each student has the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning any failures, by the institution, to comply with FERPA regulations;
  • Each student may obtain a copy of Sterling College’s FERPA policy. This is available on the Sterling College website and from the Office of the Registrar, 125 W. Cooper, Sterling, Kansas  67579.

For more detailed information about FERPA go to the U.S. Department of Education: