Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
Western annually informs students of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 in the Student Handbook. This act protects the privacy of educational records, establishes the rights of students to inspect and review their educational records and provides guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings.
Transcript Release Forms
Official transcript release forms may be picked up in the registrar's office or may be mailed to students. Transcript information is not available over the telephone. Transcripts are not issued to or for students who fail to fulfill financial or other obligations to the school. All transcripts are unabridged. Western does not issue partial transcripts.