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ACADEMIC RECORDS AND GENERAL ACADEMIC POLICIES

OFFICE OF THE UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR

The University of Alabama has long subscribed to the ethical principles for confidentiality of student records that are recommended by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. Following passage of the Family Education and Privacy Act of 1974 (the “Buckley Amendments”), and of subsequent amendments in 1988, 1990, and 2009 the University established policies and procedures to implement that legislation. The statement of these policies can be accessed on the Web at http://registrar.ua.edu/privacy.html.

For more information, contact The University of Alabama, Office of the University Registrar, 206 Student Services Center, Box 870134, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0134; e-mail: registrar@ua.edu; Web site: registrar.ua.edu.

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY

Thorough knowledge of the academic regulations and policies of the University and its academic divisions is essential for all students. Each student is expected to become familiar with the University of Alabama undergraduate catalog and to consult with the academic advisors provided by the student’s division.

Each student is responsible for selecting and registering for the courses that (a) are needed to maintain reasonable progress toward the desired degree; (b) will satisfy all requirements for the desired degree by the time the student expects to graduate; and (c) conform to University regulations. Students are expected to pursue successful completion of the courses for which they register.

Students are also responsible for the following:

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