Confidentiality Guidelines for Faculty and Parents

Student Judicial Affairs and Community Standards is committed to respecting the right to privacy of each student involved in our student conduct process. In general, all students have the right to personally review their own records for information and determine the accuracy of these records. If a student wants to assign those rights, the student may request a waiver from our office.

Except in very limited cases, the contents of a student’s conduct record is kept separate from their academic records. Please reference SCampus (Part B, Section 16) for more information.

FERPA Information
The University of Southern California maintains the privacy of student education records and allows students the right to inspect their education records consistent with the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

It is the University’s intention and practice that the following policy and procedures observe students’ privileges and obligations as independent, responsible, adult members of the University community to the fullest degree possible allowable within the requirements of FERPA.