Release of Information
This application is a supplement to the required Piedmont Technical College application and in no way replaces the Piedmont Technical College application.
I certify that the information in this application is complete and accurate. It is also my understanding that the TRiO SSS staff may exchange academic and financial information with PTC personnel to insure my academic success.
I understand that I am responsible for adhering to all policies and procedures listed in the current Piedmont Technical College Catalog and Student Handbook.
I authorize TRiO Student Support Services to gather information concerning my academic progress (standardized test scores, grade point average, earned credits, transcripts, demographic and ethnicity information) and financial status prior to my participation in TRiO SSS. I understand this information is used to assist in the determination of my eligibility for Student Support Services, and it will be strictly confidential. I grant permission for TRiO SSS to gather information for follow-up whenever appropriate, including transfer and progress at four-year institutions. I am aware that my eligibility and financial status will be reported to the U.S Department of Education in accordance with the grant funding regulations. I certify that the information provided on the application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also agree to provide documentation upon request to verify the information reported.
I am aware that TRiO SSS is a 100% Federally Funded program which provides academic support to those who qualify. Receipt of this application does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
I am also aware that the personal information that is provided to the TRiO SSS program will be protected under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. No one will have access to the information unless they work with or for the TRiO SSS program, or are specifically authorized by the student in question to see the information.