Rule Administrator: University Student Records Office

4.02 – Student Admission and Residency Processes in Relation to Immigration Status

The rules and regulations for establishing student residency for tuition purposes are defined by the New Mexico Higher Education Department which is authorized by the Constitution of the State of New Mexico and state statutes. All international students entering the United States on a non-immigrant student visa will apply for admission through the Office of…
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4.21 – Registrar

The University Student Records Office cannot provide official academic information to unauthorized persons, nor can it reduce the amount of information obtained in the registration process below what is required by the New Mexico Higher Education Department, state statutes, and the National Center for Education Statistics.  In these requirements, the University Student Records Office follows…
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4.61 – Transfer Credit

PART 1: FACULTY DECISION The decision to award a student credit for work completed at another institution rests with the faculty.   PART 2: REGISTRAR’S DUTIES The registrar will maintain a database of commonly transferred courses from other institutions and their NMSU equivalents.   PART 3: FOUR YEAR REVIEW OF DEPARTMENTAL EQUIVALENTS Every 4 years…
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5.40 – Access to Student Educational Records – FERPA Compliance

PART 1: INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), codified at 20 U.S.C. §1232 (g), protects the privacy of NMSU students’ educational records, absent (1) the student giving proper written consent for disclosure or (2) circumstances which meet one of the exceptions in the law warranting disclosure without prior consent.  This…
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