Rights, Responsibilities, and Records

This section covers general regulations related to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 and its amendments. Information on other policies and regulations of the institution can be found in other sections of this handbook.

Statement on Rights and Responsibilities of Students

The role of students in the educational community of the institution involves a balance of rights and responsibilities. The freedom to learn depends upon appropriate opportunities and conditions in the classroom, on campus, and in the Bethlehem community. Students are required to exercise their freedoms with appropriate responsibility. The responsibility to secure and to respect general conditions conducive to the freedom to learn is shared by all members of the community.