If you are requesting official high school or college level student academic records, a diploma or a transcript, DO NOT complete a Request for Public Records. Go to the Transcript Request page.
RCW 42.56 and the Washington State Public Records Act of 1972 require that as a state agency Big Bend Community College must provide access to public records and respond accordingly. Public records include any writing in virtually any form, including, but not limited to, electronic media, paper, e-mail and text messages, voice mail messages, social media postings, microfilm, videotape, magnetic tape and CDs that contain information relating to the conduct or performance of College business and are prepared, owned, used, or retained by the College.
A request must give a specific description of the requested record(s), including type of record and date(s). If the request is not clear, the College may request clarification.
Generally, within 5 business days, of receiving a request, the college will:
Some records are exempt from the public disclosure law. Here are a few examples:
As a matter of web policy, we do not exchange links with proprietary websites (whether businesses, aggregators, agencies, or colleges).
When our site links to another site, it is because that site has value for our site visitors in the context of Washington’s two-year public community and technical colleges, direct partner organizations, and educational institutions. Whether or not the other site links back to ours is of no consideration in our decision.