The College will release the following items of directory information (as defined by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) without the written consent of the student: name, address, telephone listing, electronic mail address, photograph, date and place of birth, major field of study, dates of attendance, grade level, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, degrees, honors, and awards received, and most recent educational agency or institution attended. The College reserves the right, under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, to publish this information and routinely furnish it to loan agencies, insurance companies, prospective employers, family members, etc. Students are responsible for informing the Registrar’s Office in writing each semester if the above information is not to be released.

Texarkana College may use photographs, audio and/or video recordings of employees and students for purposes of education, publicity, and student recruitment on behalf of the college, via the Internet, print publications, and/or other media.

Should an employee or a student (or parent or guardian of a student under age 18) NOT want to be photographed or recorded, or have his/her name or “directory information used in connection with such recordings, that person must notify Texarkana College’s Office of Intuitional Advancement in writing.

Individuals who choose to opt-out are also responsible for removing themselves from areas in which photography and/or recording is taking place, or notifying the camera operator of their opt-out status. Failure to do so may result in that individual’s inclusion in a photograph or recording and will be treated as consent for the college to utilize that photograph or recording accordingly.