Registration and Records
Authorization to Release
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 is designated to protect the
privacy of educational records, to establish the rights of students to inspect and review the
educational records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading
data through informal and formal hearings.
Henry Ford College’s procedures for complying with the provisions of this Act are available in
the Student Handbook as well as the catalog and College website. In accordance with
FERPA, the College may not discuss a student’s academic and/or financial information to their
parents, spouses, or guardian of the student.
By completing and signing this form, the student below authorizes Henry Ford College to
discuss the designated information with the student’s designee (parent, spouse, relative,
The student should give great consideration to this before choosing this option and submitting
this form. The student should know that by signing this form, College personnel will disclose
any information pertaining to the student’s academic record, financial aid status and student
financial account. This authorization will remain in effect until the student submits written
notice terminating this consent to the Office of Registration and Records.