The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U. S. Department of Education.

FERPA gives parents/guardians certain rights with respect to their children’s education records. These rights transfer to the student when they reach the age of 18 or attend a school beyond the high school level.

Students who wish to obtain a FERPA release form to provide their parent(s)/guardian(s) with access to their disciplinary record, need to send an email from their Purchase email account to

The College’s full FERPA policy is found in Policies Governing Student Records.