Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Student records may only be released to the student or his/her designee as directed by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). Personally identifiable information or records relating to a student will not be released to any individual, agency, or organization without the written consent of the student as described in FERPA regulations, except “Directory Information” which may be released unless the student specifically withholds permission to do so. Take time to review your rights at the government’s FERPA Guidance for Students homepage.

MTECH Request to Restrict Directory Info Form 

MTECH FERPA Release Form 

Transcripts

Unofficial Transcripts
Unofficial transcripts can be printed from the MTECH Student Portal.

Official Transcripts
Official student transcripts are available upon written request from the student.

  • Requests may be made by mail, fax, or in person.
  • An official transcript cost $5 each and must be paid when the transcript request is submitted.
  • Students cannot have an outstanding balance with the college.
  • Transcripts will be processed within 5-10 business days.
  • A picture ID must be provided in order to pick up the transcript.
  • Transcripts may be released to another individual only if the above-listed conditions have been met and a FERPA Information Release Form accompanies the Request for Transcript Form. This form must be signed and dated by the student and include the name of the individual to whom the transcript is to be released. A picture ID will be required for pick up by individuals other than the student.

MTECH Transcript and Certificate Request Form

Certificates
Certificates are printed monthly and available for pick up in student services located at the Thanksgiving Point, Orem, and Spanish Fork campuses. Certificates are held for 6 months following the student’s completion date. Certificates can only be re-printed for students whose completion date is after July 1, 2007.

  • Requests may be made by mail, fax, or in person.
  • A duplicate certificate cost $5 each and must be paid when the certificate request is submitted.
  • Students cannot have an outstanding balance with the college.
  • Duplicate certificate requests will be processed within 5-10 business days.
  • A picture ID must be provided in order to pick up the certificate.
  • Certificates may be released to another individual only if the above listed conditions have been met and a FERPA Information Release Form accompanies the Request for Certificate Form. This form must be signed and dated by the student and include the name of the individual to whom the certificate is to be released. A picture ID will also be required for pick up of individuals other than the student.

MTECH Transcript and Certificate Request Form

Transferring Course Work
A student transferring from another UTech regional campus or another campus of higher education must meet the admission requirements of the MTECH program. Students who transfer and request recognition of outside coursework must provide official transcripts and any other records and/or reports for evaluation. Transfer of acquired competencies and skills will occur after review by and/or demonstration to MTECH program instructor(s).

Record and Storage Disposal
All student academic records are retained, secured, and disposed of in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations. All student records information is maintained on MTECH’s Student Information System at the main campus. MTECH maintains records for each student which may include: previous education, attendance, progress, tuition and fees, demographics, training outcomes, competencies obtained, and certificates awarded.

Social Security Numbers
The College securely and confidentially maintains your social security number for routine uses such as facilitating document matching, verifying you identity, and expediting your enrollment. Disclosure of your Social Security Number is voluntary, but failure to provide it may result in delay or loss of tax credits.