University Registrar Compliance Calendar Washington and Lee University Annual Calendar of Significant Reporting Compliance Activities
- FERPA: Notification of Rights4
- Higher Education Amendments Voter Registration Provision2
- NSC/NSLDS Reporting1
1National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) and/or National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Reporting
The institution must report student enrollment and loan information to the National Student Clearinghouse and the National Student Loan Data System on at least a monthly basis.
2Higher Education Amendments of 1998: Voter Registration Provision
The institution must make a good faith effort to distribute voter registration information to each student enrolled in a degree or certificate program and physically in attendance at the institution, and to make such information widely available to students at the institution. Occurs concurrently with matriculation / check in / beginning of undergraduate fall and winter terms and fall and spring law semesters.
3 Reporting of Students to Virginia State Police
The institution must report to the Virginia State Police the names of all new registered students, for purposes of cross-checking with sex-offender databases.
4The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)
Each educational agency or institution shall annually notify students currently in attendance, of their rights under FERPA. Notification of these rights concurrent with fall registration is suggested, as the student needs to be told what information the University has identified as directory information and notified of his/her opportunity to place a hold on release of directory information.