Your Education Records
Maintaining Accuracy + Security
The Office of the Registrar exists to help students, faculty, and staff. We coordinate registration, schedule classrooms, collect grades, verify enrollment, issue official transcripts, confer degrees, and report data at the state and national levels.
Degree + Enrollment Verification
Oak Point University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide degree verification. The National Student Clearinghouse may be contacted at: www.studentclearinghouse.org or www.degreeverify.org
- Fax: 703.742.4239
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail: National Student Clearinghouse; 2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 300; Herndon, VA 20171
We partner with Parchment to process transcript requests.
Visit our Transfer Credit Evaluation to learn more about the process of assessing your transfer credits.
Notice to all Current and Former Students
Oak Point University is committed to creating an environment that fosters integrity in all of its operations and within its classrooms. University information is safeguarded through various methods to ensure the integrity and security of data.
The following notice and information are given by Oak Point University to advise its students of their rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.
FERPA establishes the right of students to inspect and review their education records; provides that personally identifiable information will not, with certain exception, be disclosed without the student’s written permission; provides for guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal or formal hearings; grants students the right to file complaints with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Office (FERPA) concerning alleged failures of the College to comply with The Act; and makes provisions for notice to the students concerning their rights.
A student who wishes to review his or her education records must complete the appropriate form and submit it to the registrar. The student will be notified in writing of a date and time he or she may come to review the records.
The following student data is hereby designated as “Directory Information” and, as such, may be disclosed or released by the University for any purpose and at its discretion:
- Student name
- College-issued email address
- Address and telephone number
- Place and date of birth
- Dates of attendance
- Participation in officially recognized activities/organizations/special events/student employment
- Degrees/awards received
To have all of the “Directory Information” withheld, the student must give written notice, in person, or if by mail, by certified mail return receipt requested and addressed to the Office of the Registrar.
Initial notice or changes may be made at anytime; however, the notification must be done in writing and to the registrar following the directions above.
Faculty and staff members must protect students’ educational records in accordance with FERPA policies, including when writing letters of recommendation for students or releasing student records to third parties such as parents or employers.
Alumni are welcome to utilize Consent for Letter of Recommendation to provide consent to release protected information.
All faculty and staff members are required to complete FERPA training. For additional information regarding FERPA, see the University Catalog.
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