• Educational Records-Student Rights and Responsibilities: 7040

  • Section 7000: Board Policies
    Educational Records / Student Rights and Responsibilities
    Board Policy: 7040
    Board of Education (BE)
    Approval: 3/8/06

    The College will delineate in the College Catalog, Schedule and the College website the student rights regarding educational records under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and other related state and federal laws and statutes.

    As an institution of higher learning, Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) exists for the exchange of knowledge and skills, the development of students and the general well-being of the community it serves. Free inquiry and free expression are indispensable to the attainment of these goals. As members of an academic community, students at MHCC should be encouraged to develop the capacity for critical judgment and to engage in a sustained and independent search for truth.

    Student rights and freedoms will be delineated in the Student Code of Conduct (administrative regulation 7040-C).


    Legal Reference:
    ORS 30.864
    ORS 107.154
    ORS 192.410 through 192.505
    ORS 326.565
    ORS 326.575
    ORS 332.061
    ORS 336.187
    ORS 339.260
    ORS 343.177 (3)
    ORS 418.750 through 760

    OAR 116-450-0030
    OAR 166-405-0010 through 166-415-0010
    OAR 166-450-0005, 0025, 0120, 0125
    OAR 581-021-0210 through 0440
    OAR 581-022-1660
    OAR 589-004-0100 through 0750

    Education of the Handicapped Act of 1975, as amended, 20 U.S.C., sections 1400-1427, (West 1988), as amended and renamed Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L. 101-476, 104 Stat 1103 (1990) as amended P.L. 105-17 (1997) [P.L. 94-142 is a well-known "short" reference to this federal legislation.]

    Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, sec. 438, 20 U.S.C. sec. 1232g (1988).