At the post-secondary level, student education records may be released to a parent or other third party only under the following circumstances:
Through the consent of the student via FERPA Consent to Release established in the myUCCS Portal
In compliance with a subpoena
By submission of evidence that the parents declare the student as a dependent on their most recent Federal Income Tax form (IRS Code, Section 152).
Under the alcohol and controlled substance exception or in connection with a health and safety emergency under the circumstances set forth in § 99.36 (if the student is under 21 years of age)
FERPA Consent to Release allows a parent or authorized third party to contact the university on behalf of the student about educational or financial records only. Note: FERPA Consent to Release only applies to academic and financial records. For more information on the release of medical records contact the Wellness Center.