Student Right to Know Policy

Section: III. STSV - 109
Approved By: Dr. Ivan Harrell, 09/27/23
Prior Revisions: January 2004, June 2011
Initial Adoption: unknown


To provide prospective and current students with information in compliance with federal regulations.

To Whom Does This Policy Apply

Prospective and current students at Tacoma Community College.


  • Student Right to Know Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-542)
  • Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act
  • Clery Act


Student Right to Know Act of 1990: Law that requires institutions that receive Title IV HEA student financial aid to collect, report and / or disclose graduation rates for full-time, first-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students and students receiving athletically related student aid.

The Clery Act: A consumer protection law that aims to provide transparency around campus crime policy and statistics.

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act: A federal law that requires universities and colleges to make available gender equity information about their athletic programs.


Tacoma Community College will collect and disseminate student right-to-know information including campus crime statistics, completion and transfer rates, and any additional information required by federal regulations.