Salus University 2012-2013 Catalog - Excerpt
Policies and Procedures - Page 11
The Registrar is responsible for maintaining all official student academic records. University policy is based on practices recommended by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
The University’s policy is governed by regulations established by the Department of Human Services, the Department of Education and other government agencies.
Salus University maintains a permanent record file on each student that includes the original application form, undergraduate college records, letter of acceptance, course enrollment/remediation forms, grades, letters of correspondence concerning the student, letters indicating actions of the Committee on Academic Promotions, scholarship information and other items relating to the student’s education at Salus University.
Privacy of Records
It is institutional policy that material in student records is confidential. The University fully complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, which protects the privacy of students’ education records, establishes the right of students to inspect and review their education records and provides guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informational hearings.
Students also have the right to file complaints with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, concerning alleged failure by the University to comply with the Act.
Examination of Student Records
A student may examine his or her University student records by making a written request to the Registrar or the Dean of Student Affairs. The student may obtain a copy of his or her records. The costs of photocopying or duplication shall be borne by the student.
Students may challenge the accuracy of information in the record and should meet with the appropriate faculty member or administrative official. Students are requested to review their student handbooks for rite of appeal procedures.
Print versions of the University’s catalog are available for viewing in the Cottet Library and the Registrar’s Office on the Elkins Park campus.