Graduate Student Handbook

13.8 Student Files

Student files are maintained in OAPSS. They include all application materials and all educational records. In compliance with the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as Amended, students will be granted access to their files for the purpose of inspection and review upon written request to OAPSS.. This access excludes: (a) confidential letters and statements of recommendation placed in educational records prior to January 1, 1975; and (b) confidential letters and statements of recommendation for admission, employments, or honorary recognition placed in educational records after January 1, 1975, for which a student has signed a waiver of his or her right of access accorded by the Act.