By submitting this application you acknowledge/agree to the following, which gives the Student Success Center permission to contact the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity for student conduct/judicial/disciplinary records, which may be discussed with you during the interview process. As academic role models, we expect Peer Leaders to be in "good standing" and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct and the Carolinian Creed.
In accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, University of South Carolina students have the right to review, inspect and request an amendment to records that the student believes to be inaccurate or misleading. It also insures that personally identifiable information contained in a student’s educational records will not be disclosed without consent, other than in emergency situations.
Exceptions include the following:
1. To school officials with legitimate educational interests who need to review an educational record in order to fulfill a professional responsibility;
2. To officials of other institutions in which the student seeks to enroll provided that the student has previously requested a release of his or her record; 3. To authorized representatives of the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Attorney General, INS, Comptroller General of the United States, state education authorities, organizations conducting studies for or on behalf of the University, and accrediting organizations;
4. In connection with a student’s application for receipt of financial aid;
5. To comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena;
6. To the alleged victim of any crime of violence of the results of any disciplinary proceedings conducted by the University.
Students may submit a written request to the Office of the Registrar to not release directory information pertaining to them. “Directory Information” includes the following: a student’s name, electronic mail address, local and permanent mailing addresses and telephone numbers, semesters of attendance, enrollment status (full or part-time), date of admission, date of expected or actual graduation, school, major and minor fields of study, whether or not currently enrolled, classification (freshman, etc.), type of degree being pursued, honors, awards, degrees received (including scholarship and fellowships), weight and height of members of athletic teams, and whether the student has participated in officially recognized sports sponsored by the University.
Questions concerning this law and the University’s procedures concerning releases of academic information may be directed to the Office of the University Registrar.
The University of South Carolina Notification of Student Rights Under FERPA (2007)
I understand that my signature on this form represents my consent to the release of my records and information from the Office of Student Judicial Programs. This information may be released to the following persons: STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER STAFF