FERPA Notice

Federal regulations require that educational institutions provide specific information each semester to students and employees. The following notice is concerning the Annual Security Report, Consumer Information, and FERPA.

  1. Annual Security Report (ASR)
    Federal regulations require that an Annual Security Report be compiled and published on or before October 1 each year. A link to the report is available on the Campus Police and Security webpage at https://www.wilkescc.edu/about-us/safety-security/.
    The report is available underneath the “Campus Police information” section. A hard copy of the report may also be picked up at the reception desk in Student Services.
  2. Consumer Information Notice:
    Federal regulations require colleges and universities to annually provide current students, prospective students, and employees with consumer information. To make the information readily available, Wilkes Community College maintains a Consumer Information webpage. Anyone interested in viewing this information can visit https://www.wilkescc.edu/consumer-information/ to find links to web pages, reports, and additional details regarding Wilkes Community College. A paper copy of the information is available upon request from Wendy Nichols in the Student Services Office. Wendy can be contacted at wdnichols077@wilkescc.edu or 336-838-6136.

Student Consumer Information includes:

Academic Information

  • Accreditation, Approval and Licensure of Institution and Programs
  • Academic Regulations
  • Continuing Education Programs
  • Curriculum Education Programs
  • Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
  • College Readiness (Basic Skills)
  • History of Institution
  • Student Right to Know/Graduation Rates/Retention Rates/Transfer Out Rates
  • Instructional Facilities
  • Performance Measures
  • Transfer Credit Policy
  • Transfer Information

Career Services

Financial Information

  • Assistance Available
  • CFNC
  • Net Price Calculator
  • Veteran Benefits
  • Financial Aid Refund Policy
  • Requirements for Withdrawal and Drop/Add
  • Textbook Information
  • Tuition Refunds and Fees
  • Refund Policy

General Information

  •  Admissions
  • Vaccinations Required for Limited Admission Programs
  • Board of Trustees
  • Organizational Chart
  • Employee Directory
  • Gainful Employment
  • General Information
  • Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness
  • Student Grievance Process
  • Voter Registration Information
  • NC Voter Registration Forms

Health and Safety

  • Campus Safety and Security
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
  • Emergency Response Plan

Legal Information

  • Academic Integrity
  • American Library Association Copyright Website
  • Computer Use and File Sharing
  • FERPA
  • Student Conduct
  • US Copyright Law

Student Life and Student Services

  • Student Activities
  • Student Services
  • Gainful Employment Information
  • Constitution Day Program

3.Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA):
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 is federal legislation regarding the privacy of student records. It governs the disclosure of education records maintained by institutions and access to those records.

To learn more about how FERPA protects student educational records please visit https://www.wilkescc.edu/student-services/studentinformation/. If you have questions, please contact the registrar, Michael Ward, at mrward284@wilkescc.edu or 336-838-6489.

2018-09-26T14:53:12+00:00