Oregon Coast Community College maintains student records procedures consistent with the requirements of Public Law 93-380, known as Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and the Pell-Buckley Amendments to Education Amendments of 1974, and all other applicable laws and regulations. The College maintains the privacy and security of the personal and academic records of students. Records regarding academic achievement, financial aid, evaluation tests, and payment of tuition and fees are the College's property. Students, College faculty and staff, and legal processes have access to records in accordance with the Student Records Policy and Procedures. Professional evaluations and references about the liability and character of students may be provided under appropriate circumstances. In an emergency, professional judgement may be used to authorize release of student information.