Conduct Parents Notification Policy

Purpose

The purpose of the Parent Notification Policy is for Alfred University to comply with Title 43: Education Law PART 99-Family Education Rights and Privacy (FERPA) and promote the health and wellbeing of all students.

Alfred University notifies those parents and guardians of dependent students define below who are under the age of 21.

http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?rgn=div5&node=34:1.1.1.1.33#sp34.1.99.b §99.31

Under what conditions is prior consent not required to disclose information? (ii) (A) The institution determines that the student has committed a disciplinary violation with respect to that use or possession; and (B) The student is under the age of 21 at the time of the disclosure to the parent.

Notification: Parent notification of violation and sanctioning will be sent in writing after the appeal process has concluded. Parent letters are sent when a student is:

  1. found in-violation of Alfred’s Alcohol & Drug-Free Policy and/or any of the Student Codes of Conduct that pertain to alcohol or drugs
  2. suspended or expelled.

July 2016