Phoenix Seminary retains a variety of records pertinent to the academic progress of students. These records are available to faculty and staff who have a legitimate educational interest in the student. Educational records are released to third parties only with the student’s written authorization.
Phoenix Seminary retains documents for approved applicants for up to two years. For applicants who do enroll, the Seminary retains documents in their official files for two years beyond the date of last attendance. Basic application materials and the official records of academic achievement at Phoenix Seminary are retained permanently.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 governs students’ rights of privacy and access to their educational records. Students have the right to inspect their files and all materials therein, except those items specifically waived by the student. Students wishing to view their files should contact the Registrar. For details, see Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Official Notification of Rights Under FERPA.