This section covers general regulations related to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 and its amendments. Information on other policies and regulations of the institution can be found in other sections of this handbook.
Statement on Rights and Responsibilities of Students
The role of students in the educational community of the institution involves a balance of rights and responsibilities. The freedom to learn depends upon appropriate opportunities and conditions in the classroom, on campus, and in the Bethlehem community. Students are required to exercise their freedoms with appropriate responsibility. The responsibility to secure and to respect general conditions conducive to the freedom to learn is shared by all members of the community.
Moravian College as a corporate body has three degree-granting divisions that share a common heritage and value system while maintaining distinct academic identities and missions; a traditional undergraduate college; a center for continuing, professional, and graduate studies; and a graduate theological seminary.
Policies that are expressed in terms of "the College" or "Moravian College" apply to the whole institution, including the Seminary. Policies that are specific to the Seminary are expressed in terms of "the Seminary" or "Moravian Theological Seminary."
Information that applies to all students of Moravian College, Moravian Theological Seminary, and the Comenius Center is indicated by a blue border down the left-hand side.