Consumer Information

Method of Disclosure

The IOHS Financial Aid Office (FAO) provides information through various channels, including publications such as the schools financial aid brochure, Web sites, Blackboard student portal, e-mails and catalogs (electronic and print). The IOHS office e-mails a variety of important information to the student’s primary e-mail address. The Financial Aid Office (FAO) will use this as the primary means for contacting students. The FAO uses the IOHS  portal page,  and Web site to notify students of any targeted or general announcements. Students may find other consumer information topics throughout the IOHS website.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education’s central database for student financial aid records. Federal loans disbursed to students or parents will be submitted to NSLDS and will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and institutions determined to be authorized users of the data system. Student and parent borrowers can track and manage their federal student loans and grants online at The secured site displays information on loans and grants, including amounts, outstanding balances and status. Student and parent borrowers can also find contact information for their loan servicer.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. & 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.  The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.  As a result, schools cannot release student’s information, including the fact that they are undocumented, except under very specific circumstances, such as a court order.  For more information about what can be released about students and the campus policy statement, please refer to the Privacy Rights of Student’s Educational Record on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act homepage.

When do FERPA rights begin?

A student’s FERPA rights begin when the student registers and attends his/her first class.


AB 540 requires that schools  keep student information confidential.  A student’s immigration status cannot and will not be reported to U.S. Department of Homeland Security .

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