General Information

Program Advisory Committee

Perry Technical Institute maintains independent program advisory committees for the purpose of structuring and improving programs. The committees meet a minimum of two times per year to provide a meaningful review of the school’s program materials, equipment, facilities and student achievement outcomes. Program advisory committee members are made up of qualified representatives including employers representing major occupations for which training is provided, representatives from other educational institutions, and graduates with professional experience.

Comparable Programs

Information about comparable programs, tuition, and length of programs may be obtained by contacting:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 302

Arlington, VA 22201


Student Records

Perry Technical Institute maintains a permanent educational record for all currently and formerly enrolled students that consists of all admissions, academic, and financial information upon which a student’s enrollment is based. These records (physical and electronic) are securely maintained and protected against damage or loss (fire, water, theft, tampering, etc.).

Perry Technical Institute maintains an official transcript for all currently and formerly enrolled students (graduates and terminated or withdrawn students). The transcript includes the program of study; the date of program entry; the date of graduation, termination or withdrawal; graduation status; and the clock or credit hours and grades earned. An official transcript is available to students upon request and in accordance with the school’s policies. More information can be found in the transcripts section of the course catalog.

Liability Policy

Perry Technical Institute is not responsible for loss or damage to a student's personal property while on the campus grounds, off campus participating in training-related fieldwork or on field trips.

Class/Program Cancellations

Perry Technical Institute makes every effort to meet the needs of its students; however, special circumstances may require the school to cancel classes or programs due to the changing needs of industry, insufficient enrollment, or funding. The school reserves the right to make such decisions, as warranted.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. These rights include:

  1. The right to inspect and review the student’s education records within 45 days after the day Perry Technical Institute receives a request for access. A student should submit to the registrar a written request that identifies the record(s) the student wishes to inspect. The school official will make arrangements for access and notify the student of the time and place where the records may be inspected.
  2. The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records that the student believes is inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy rights under FERPA. The amendment process may not be used to appeal a grade, dismissal, disciplinary action, or other administrative decision.

    A student who wishes to ask the school to amend a record should submit a letter to the registrar clearly identifying the part of the record the student wants changed, and specify why it should be changed.

    If Perry Technical Institute decides not to amend the record as requested, the student will be notified in writing of the decision and the student’s right to a hearing regarding the request for amendment. Additional information regarding the hearing procedures will be provided to the student when notified of the right to a hearing.

  3. The right to provide written consent before Perry Technical Institute discloses personally identifiable information (PII) from the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.

    Perry Technical Institute discloses education records without a student’s prior written consent under the FERPA exception for disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests. A school official includes a person employed by Perry Technical Institute in an administrative, supervisory, academic, research, or support staff; a person serving on the Board of Trustees; a person or company with whom the school has contracted as its agent to provide a service instead of using school employees or officials (such as an attorney, auditor, or collection agent) who is under the direct control of Perry Technical Institute with respect to the use and maintenance of PII from education records. A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official needs to review an education record in order to fulfill his or her professional responsibilities for the school.

    Upon request, the school discloses education records without consent to officials of another school or school district in which a student seeks or intends to enroll, or is already enrolled if the disclosure is for purposes of the student’s enrollment or transfer.

  4. The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the school to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the office that administers FERPA is:

    Family Policy Compliance Office
    U.S. Department of Education
    400 Maryland Avenue SW
    Washington, DC 20202

Vaccination Policy

Perry Technical Institute does not require any vaccinations prior to enrollment. In the interest of public health, Perry encourages students, faculty and staff members to voluntarily participate in routine vaccinations as recommended by and according to the guidance of local public health care agencies. In addition, because of potential career-related exposure, students enrolled in the Medical Assistant program can expect to be required to have vaccinations as a condition of their externship placement and future employment in a health care setting.