kinds of academic files are maintained by the Academic Advising
Center and the Academic Standards Board. The Honors Council maintains
the files of Honors students. All LS&A students have a standard
academic advising file containing admissions material, test scores,
unofficial copies of academic records, memoranda, correspondence,
and cards upon which academic advisors or Members of the Academic
Standards Board make notes of their conversations with a student.
Information of a sensitive nature may be removed from the academic
advising file at the discretion of a member of the Academic Standards
Board or at the request of the student and placed in a special
file. These special files are also created for those students
charged with some form of academic misconduct, and for recording
grade grievances filed by students.
have the right to examine all materials in their own academic
files except for confidential admissions material collected prior
to January, 1975, and except for parents' confidential financial
statements submitted by LS&A Scholarship applicants. Students
who wish to review their advising files may do so by scheduling
an appointment with an academic advisor. Access to Academic Standards
files may be obtained by an appointment with Assistant Dean Nurse.
may request duplicate copies of any information in their academic
files at cost except for copies of academic records,
parents' confidential financial statements, and confidential
admissions materials collected prior to January, 1975. They may
also add clarifying notes and other materials to their advising
files at any time. Requests for deletion of material from an
advising file should be directed to Dr.
Judge (Academic Standards), Dr.
Reinarz (Academic Advising Center), or Professor
Van der Voo (Honors). Additions to or deletions from judiciary
or Academic Standards files should be discussed with Assistant
to student advising files is restricted. Only official
academic advisors, members of the Academic Standards Board and
clerical staff who assist in carrying out official advising or
Academic Standards Board functions have direct access to these
files. Only the Assistant Dean for Student Academic Affairs and
individuals directly involved in a judiciary or grade grievance
case have direct access to special academic files. Parents, faculty,
and graduate school admission committees do not have
access to specific academic files without authorization from
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