Questions that Porterville College students often ask... and the answers.
Yes. You should feel comfortable to speak with your counselor and expect that what is discussed will be kept confidential. However, there are certain legal requirements regarding confidentiality that counselors are required to adhere to.
Other than campus staff who has access to your academic records, the only person who can access your information is you. If you have given someone else your personal ID and login information, then that person can access your information, too. In addition, it is a violation of campus policy to give your personal login information to someone else. Doing so, may subject you to administrative discipline.
If you are attending the college regardless of your age then your parents can only see your records if you give them permission to do so.
Go to the Admissions and Records office to have your PIN number changed immediately.
If you are attending the college your parents can only get a copy of your transcripts if you give the Admissions and Records office permission to release your transcripts to them.
Your records are very secure. The college takes various measures to ensure the security of all records. Your records are never released to anyone without your explicit permission and are secured under lock and key in the Admissions and Records office.