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22 Pa. Code § 31.33. Student records and services.

§ 31.33. Student records and services.

 (a)  An academic record, including credits or courses completed under §  31.21 (relating to curricula) and grades earned, shall be maintained on a current transcript for each student. Institutions shall adopt a plan for the collection, maintenance and dissemination of student academic, counseling, health and other records. Copies of the plan shall be maintained by the institution and updated periodically to ensure compliance with all Federal, State and local laws. The plan for student records must conform to applicable Federal, State and local laws, regulations and directives identified in guidelines issued by the Department. Student records shall be maintained in a readily accessible format. Appropriate standards of confidentiality for the records shall be defined in the college policies and official publications and administered accordingly. Students shall be granted the right of access, under the requirements of law, to their official records.

 (b)  There shall be a program of student services to provide for the following:

   (1)  Health protection and emergency health care.

   (2)  Personal, social and academic counseling.

   (3)  Remedial or developmental programs, when required, for adjustment to collegiate demands.

   (4)  Career counseling, follow-up services for graduates and professional placement.

   (5)  Financial aid and orientation programs.

   (6)  Student activities, extracurricular programs and recreational programs.

   (7)  Reasonable accommodation for students with special needs in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C.A. § §  12101—12213) and with 34 Pa. Code Chapter 47, Subchapter D (relating to facilities for handicapped).


   The provisions of this §  31.33 amended under sections 2603-B and 2604-B of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § §  26-2603-B and 26-2604-B); and section 1 of the act of August 13, 1963 (P. L. 698, No. 372) (24 P. S. §  2421) (Repealed).


   The provisions of this §  31.33 adopted April 30, 1982, effective May 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1389; amended January 29, 1988, effective January 30, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 455; amended February 7, 1992, effective February 8, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 578; amended July 14, 2006, effective July 15, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 3650. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (244534) to (244535).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  31.72 (relating to obligations).

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