23 STUDENT SERVICES
COUNSELING SERVICES Personal counseling services are available to inter ested graduate and undergraduate students for a modest administrative fee. Individual counseling, group counseling, pre-engagement, premarital and marital counseling are available during the school year and summer months. Groups for special needs, workshops and seminars are held throughout the year. Inquiries may be made in person at the Biola Counseling Center or by phone at extension 4800. Emergency service during non-dinic hours can be obtained through the on call counselor at (213) 903-4800. CAREER AND LEARNING ASSISTANCE SERVICES The Career and Learning Assistance Service offers a variety of services and programs to Biola students. Career Development Career services include personal career counseling, interest testing, job search workshops, job listings, alumni career network, internships, reference files, career days and career exploration workshops. A computerized career guidance program known as SIGI Plus is available to all students at no cost. The center has a resource library containing information about student internships, company descriptions, graduate programs, and career paths related to majors offered at Biola. A data base of possible employers and current full-time job listings is maintained for student access. Students may receive help from a Paraprofessional Career Consultant any afternoon on a walk-in basis or make an appointment with a Career Counselor. An annual career fair takes place in the spring. Learning Assistance Learning Assistance services provide programs to assist students in becoming effective and intentional learners in order that they may meet the academic demands of the university. Programs include individual and group tutoring for most courses, a non-credit study skills course and a "bridge" supplemental instruction program for first semester students. Individual appoint ments can be made with a learning assistance coun selor. Also available is information and computerized study material for graduate exams. Inquiries should be made in Career and Learning Assistance Services. APPEALS AND GRIEVANCES Detailed information regarding grievances and appeals, whether in regard to scholarships, academic life, scholarships, federal legislation or student conduct are found in the The Student Handbook of each school. Copies are available upon request.
FAMILY EDUCATION RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and provisions of the California Education Code set out requirements designed to govern the access to, and release of, educational records, to estab lish the right of students to inspect and review their records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings. Students also have the right to file complaints with the FERPA Office (U.S. Dept. of Education) concerning alleged failures by Biola to comply with provisions of FERPA. Biola University has adopted policies and proce dures concerning implementation of FERPA on campus. Copies of the policy are available in the Registrar's Office. I
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