Identity Verification

Robert Cavelier University’s Student Identity Verification process begins with the submission of documents during the application process and continues through to a student’s graduation, transfer, or withdrawal from the institution.

All students at Robert Cavelier University must verify that the student registering for a course is the same student who participates in the program and receives credit. In verifying the identity of students who participate in coursework, Robert Cavelier University may make use of a variety of methods including but not limited to:

  1. Receipt of official transcript and government-issued photo id;
  2. A secure login and authentication process;
  3. Proctored examinations; and
  4. Other technologies and practices that are effective in verifying student identification.

To ensure appropriate and secure access to the online learning environment, students are responsible for providing complete information about themselves in any identity verification process, in accordance with the Code of Conduct. All methods of verifying student identity protect the privacy of student information in accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and any other applicable laws or regulations regarding the confidentiality of personally identifiable information.

All users of Robert Cavelier University’s online learning environment are responsible for maintaining the security of usernames, passwords, and any other access credentials assigned, and are responsible for changing passwords periodically to maintain security.

Personally, identifiable information may be used, at the discretion of Robert Cavelier University, as the basis for verifying a student’s identity. Students who request that their passwords be reset may be asked to provide two or more pieces of information for comparison with data on file with Robert Cavelier University including, such as a social security or government ID number, date of birth, address, and/or email address on file.